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Integrated grip surface for Dark Machine

Sports equipment field is a source of innovation that aims at improving performances and increasing security of enthusiasts and professionals. Grivel, an Italian brand specialized in climbing and extreme sports items, moves towards this direction.
In this case study we show the project developed for Dark Machine, the first ice axe made in carbon fibre with integrated anti-slip surface, that provides a firm grip during the climb, thanks to our texture.

Find out the project details and immerse yourself in DRE® Render.

Grivel has been producing equipment for mountaineering, trail running and rock and ice climbing since 1818.
Innovation has always been its aim right from the start to improve its products in the name of safety and performance.

The company’s new showcase product is Dark Machine, the first axe with grip directly integrated into the handle, to ensure a secure grip during the entire climb. A real revolution that eliminates the tape and overmoulding that are subject to wear.

Click here to read about the project and immerse yourself in the handle’s DRE® Render.
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