Photo by Rob Wingate

The task design studio Materialize gave itself proves that product design can be at the forefront of the fight against the COVID-19 virus pandemic by improving products with high numbers of repetitive contact and therefor showing the highest rate of surface infection such as door handles. The plastic device doesn't require replacement of the handle but tacks on most existing design with to a couple of screws. The new device allow users to open doors with their elbow and avoid spreading the infection through hand contact.

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