Tag Archives: Gorillatorch Switchback

GorillaTorch Switchback wins red dot 2011 award

Sweet! The JOBY GorillaTorch Switchback, the first outdoor lantern that transforms into a headlamp, won the prestigious red dot award for Product Design.  The competition was fierce, but the Switchback prevailed in a very crowded and international field with4,433 entries from 1,700 companies in 60 countries  submitting  work. The award is organized annually by the Design Zentrum […]

Friday Finds: Originality Rewarded and the GorillaTorch SwitchBack Gets Props

Happy Sunny Friday! First some formal -  yet very good news, JOBY was awarded a Utility Patent which officially recognized the pioneering and innovative functionality of the GorillaPod range of products. Here is the text for the press release that we sent out last week: JOBY, the innovative and award-winning consumer products company and creator […]

GorillaTorch Switchback on Ellen

In case you missed Ellen today, GorillaTorch Switchback made an awesome appearance today on the show, care of REI. With dancing elves, Keith Urban and of course Ellen, the GorillaTorch Switchback illuminated the tent in both lantern and headlamp mode. I was hoping for a dancing Ellen with a headlamp on, but I guess that […]

Friday Finds: Foot tapping worthy videos filmed with Gorillapods and Press for Gorillamobile for iPhone 4

Hello Creactives, To get us into a swinging weekend mood, I have two great videos filmed with Gorillapods this week. The first one really has a Gorillapod SLR Zoom as the star of its very own madcap adventure movie. 1-Mintue Silent Film from Fatma Al-Nasr on Vimeo. This video of the cameraman doing his thing […]

Friday Finds: Furry Creatures in New York and funny press for the Gorillapod and Gorillatorch Blade and Gorillatorch Switchback hit the mark

Hello Creactives, Friday has arrived and a restless spirit has descended on the Joby office. It has been quite a week in San Francisco. In case you didn’t know, the Giants won the World Series, there was an election and somehow we managed to have summer in November for a few precious days. To start […]

Gorillatorch Switchback Video and Tent City Launch Party

Last Thursday JOBY introduced Gorillatorch Switchback to the world. You can find out more about what it does and the inspiration for it in this authentically San Franciscan, wind-filled video: To set the stage for this transformational outdoor lighting product, we launched the product in true JOBY fashion, with a party. Tent City  took place […]

Friday Finds: Gorillatorch Switchback Arrives, Transforms, Finds Love and Other Happenings

Happy Friday Creactives! Thank you so much for all of you who attended our Tent City event last night! It was a blast (photos will follow shortly) and we were thrilled to introduce the world to the Gorillatorch Switchback accompanied by tasty treats, drinks and the wilderness. Some of the best press hits for thus […]

Tent City – Tonight in San Francisco!

Come experience Tent City with us and help launch of our latest product, the Gorillatorch Switchback. Tent City will be an interactive experience that celebrates a return to backcountry routes and an active outdoor lifestyle. Plus, enjoy the beautifully designed tents and camping related products  made by our event partner, Snow Peak, a Japanese outdoor […]