This new bike helmet is made from wood

Jesper Jonsson and Rasmus Malbert have designed a bike helmet made with wood

Photography by Rasmus Malbert

 

Rasmus Malbert from design studio Materialist, has teamed up with Jesper Jonsson and Cellutech, to design and prototype a bike helmet made from wood.

 

Jesper Jonsson and Rasmus Malbert have designed a bike helmet made with wood

Photography by Rasmus Malbert

As part of Ekoportal2035, a vision of a biobased future, created by Skogsindustrierna, Cellutech got the call to develop a prototype of a helmet, that was made from forested products.

Jesper Jonsson and Rasmus Malbert have designed a bike helmet made with wood

Photography by Rasmus Malbert

The result is a helmet made from using different types of cellulose materials. The outer shell of the helmet has been made of wood veneer.

Jesper Jonsson and Rasmus Malbert have designed a bike helmet made with wood

Photography by Rasmus Malbert

Jesper Jonsson and Rasmus Malbert have designed a bike helmet made with wood

Photography by Rasmus Malbert

The inside cushioning is made of Cellufoam™, a new and unique material made of nanocellulose, that is produced from wood pulp and is therefore both renewable and biodegradable.

Jesper Jonsson and Rasmus Malbert have designed a bike helmet made with wood

Photography by Rasmus Malbert

The bands on the helmet are made of natural and super strong Kamihimo paper from Japan.

Jesper Jonsson and Rasmus Malbert have designed a bike helmet made with wood

Photography by Rasmus Malbert

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