112 Walking Stick


Date: April 2020
Designed by: Center for Optimism, Clara Meister, and Sam Chermayeff
Made by: Simon Ertl, Ertl & Zull
Photography: © Pitzi Seifert

At this moment of isolation we search for connection. The walking stick is the optimistic connection in a time of careful distancing that we need. Two people feel each other while remaining just distanced enough. The brass rings transfer the steps of your partner into your hand while degrading bacteria and viruses.




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