Though you probably wouldn't be able to power much with a bite-sized wind-turbine out the window of your city apartment, this one, at least, will make your sweaters for you. This device makes no aspirations to convert wind to electrical current, harnessing the rotational energy to spin gears and knit tubes of infinite length. It's quite a smart way to think about all the ways we can harvest the potential around us. especially if applied at the scale of a factory.
Lisa is dedicated to promoting the American contemporary design scene. She keeps herself busy as the co-founder of the Object Design League, an association of independent designers in Chicago, and design practice Smith&Linder, both co-founded with Caroline Linder. She also teaches foundation research studios at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.