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2009

  • Work on this object began.

2017

2019

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Omhu Cane, 2009

This is a Omhu Cane. It was manufactured by Omhu. It is dated 2009. Its medium is birch wood, aluminum, rubber.

Inspired by the efficiency of Scandanavian furniture and the glossy aesthetic of high-end bicycles, the Omhu cane is a contemporary update on a traditional cane. Available in an array of bold colors, this mobility aid has been turned into an elegant fashion accessory. The rubber handle grip keeps the cane from sliding.

It is credited Lent by Rie Nørregaard.

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 95.3 × 14 × 3.8 cm (37 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 1 1/2 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Access+Ability.

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