New York-based designer Robert Nightingale has created a fun and highly dangerous way of catching a ride with his latest piece called Hitch.
The creation consists of a belt and mitt fashioned with suction cups that enables hitchers to stick themselves onto the side of a car to hitch a ride.
Though the dangerous design has garnered controversy, Nightingale assures that its all for laughs.
He says, Its a purely conceptual project I did for a competition. I thought of a way to take hitchhiking to a second level, but no one should actually use this.
However, Nightingale does muse on a future where commuters use the Hitch to go about their daily business.
He explains, Imagine it on a highway in traffic, with people flying down stuck to cars, or on a subway with men in suits reading the newspaper.
Though it couldnt work in todays age, Nightingale can envision a future with a more sophisticated version.
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