Hero 365: Rain Collector & Drying Rack
by Eric / May 22, 2009


Exhibiting at ICFF was a first for Toronto based Hero Design Lab, and we sure hope to see them again. They launched Hero 365 in New York, a new line of "extraordinary resource saving objects for everyday life" with a rain collector (RC-1) and an outdoor drying rack (DR-1). Both objects mirror each other with their formal and ideological attributes: made of lightweight aluminum, they are powder coated and designed with affordability and sustainability in mind while bursting with good looks.



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The rain collector holds 45 gallons in its collapsible plastic water bladder and also features a hook for a watering can.

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The dryer expands by rotating the bars and levering up the drying surface. Collapsed it's an elegant outdoor screen, don't you think?

The design duo - Jenny Lemieux from Canada and Leo Corrales from Mexico - met while studying at Domus in Milan and have since established their base in Toronto. All is manufactured in Canada, recyclable and shipped flat-packed.

+ herodesignlab.com
+ hero-365.com


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