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Brooks RCA Design Initiative

In 1866, when cars didn’t yet rule the roads, John Boultbee Brooks began manufacturing harnesses and general leather goods.

John Boultbee Brooks (1866)

John Boultbee Brooks (1866)

His now famous leather bicycle seat was designed in 1878.

The oringial design for the patent application of 1882

The oringial design for the patent application of 1882

Now, thanks to an innovative collaboration with the Royal College of Art, Brooks England is pushing the synergy of cycle and art to new places.

Wath the video on the Brooks RCA design initiative