Staying in the Loop

  1. How Hook and Loop Has Flipped the Script on Biomimicry

    How Hook and Loop Has Flipped the Script on Biomimicry
    Biomimicry is when science copies nature to design new products. That may be too blunt. It's more like using nature to inspire new ideas and re-purpose natural attributes to create solutions. For instance, George de Mestral created VELCRO® Brand hook and loop fasteners after mimicking his design after the cockle burr. The burrs got caught in his dog's fur during a hike. Continue reading
  2. Staying in the Loop: Bikes, Scooters and Horns

    Staying in the Loop: Bikes, Scooters and Horns
    Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others. Continue reading
  3. Staying in the Loop: Oculus Touch, Murphy Beds and More

    Staying in the Loop: Oculus Touch, Murphy Beds and More
    Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others. Continue reading
  4. Staying in the Loop: Sandboarding in Peru and Sleeping in Space

    Staying in the Loop: Sandboarding in Peru and Sleeping in Space
    Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others. Continue reading
  5. Staying in the Loop: Fallout 4's Pip-Boy and an Epic Stormtrooper Costume

    Staying in the Loop: Fallout 4's Pip-Boy and an Epic Stormtrooper Costume
    Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others. Continue reading
  6. Staying in the Loop: New Sports Applications

    Staying in the Loop: New Sports Applications
    Hook and loop is used in so many applications, it’s difficult to know where to start. After all, it’s not just shoes and wallets that use these practical fasteners. We’re highlighting some interesting applications that we come across, including new business ventures, technology, and DIY stuff, among others. Continue reading

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