One of the design objects we really appreciated at the NY Design Week 07 was the Jorg & Olif City Bike on display in the Earnest Sewn store in Meatpacking. So much retro these days looks back at a late 70s and early 80s but there's also a growing movement that looks back at far away simpler times. Earnest Sewn takes its fashions cues from a pioneer era and these bikes make us think of gentler times before cars.

One of the design objects we really appreciated at the NY Design Week 07 was the Jorg & Olif City Bike on display in the Earnest Sewn store in Meatpacking. So much retro these days looks back at a late 70s and early 80s but there’s also a growing movement that looks back at far away simpler times. Earnest Sewn takes its fashions cues from a pioneer era and these bikes make us think of gentler times before cars.

Jorg & Olif took the classic design of a Dutch bike built for the flatlands of Holland and tweaked it for for North American cities "without compromising the original European aesthetic" (we guess that means, they added gears). Here’s a nice quote from their site about living ‘The Slow Life’:

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