Kermit Westergaard of Dartstrip

December Design Evening

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Kermit Westergaard was one of our three December Pitch Presenters. We talked about Dartstrip back when they first launched their successful Kickstarter campaign, and now they are off and running! Click above to see more about Dartstrip and below for Kermit's video and bio. Click here for upcoming Design Evening details...

Guest: Kermit Westergaard
Company: Dartstrip
Hometown: NYC

About: "Old high school friends got together to solve a problem. A photographer wanted a discreet way to display her photography projects in her small home office. She wanted a thin white steel strip that could be mounted flush to her walls, creating a large display area where she could hang photos magnetically when needed, yet disappear into the room when not being used.

The concept evolved into a steel strip backed with a removable adhesive that was so thin it could be rolled up into a dispenser and snapped to any length. Packaged with powerful magnets, it would make for an elegant and simple solution to an age-old problem—something they imagined would be extremely useful to many people in many situations."

(Image credits: Darstrip; Dartstrip; Henry Chen)

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