|Umbilical Design is going straight up|
Cecilia Hertz is founder, part owner and MD at Umbilical Design, and has from the beginning mainly been working with space design. Now the company is working on developing products, using their space design knowledge, and transmit it into commercial products for people on earth. Right now Cecilia and her partners, Caran, is working on for example a new ski helmet, special gloves for the steel industry and very durable clothes for brands in the outdoor life segment. Cecilia Hertz was a much appreciated speaker at FutureDesignDays, both in 2003 and 2004, talking about her space design projects.
Also read the article on Cecilia Hertz in yesterdays Dagens Industri (paper edition, in Swedish).
Source: Dagens Industri and FutureDesignDays