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Introducing the Cleverhood Fund

News

Like many good companies, we strive to be good global citizens here at Cleverhood. It’s not that we think companies are people, it’s just that all of us here at Cleverhood are people*. And since our inception ten…

Happy Birthday Earth

Thoughts

It’s hard to believe you’re 4.543 billion years old today. Typical Taurus, dependable and enduring. You have an affinity for nature that’s inspiring to all of us here at the office.  Maybe you didn’t create electrons, but you…

On the Go Ideas for Spring from MoMA Design Store

Insights

The MoMA Design Store’s Spring/Summer catalog for 2021 is out. Every season they scour the world so they can expose folks to fresh new objects and ideas. Here are some curated offerings that caught our eye. Fend Collapsible…

Rain Jackets: they’re not for everyone (or are they?)

News

We’ll get to the point. But first a quick evaluation: It’s quahog season in the Ocean State and any resident may take a rake and collect a few for their personal enjoyment. No license necessary. However, the open…

Founder’s Day Extravaganza!

News

Not to be missed! Incredible Bargains! Amaze your friends! A Girl’s Journey: From Milan to Minsk Dateline: January 22. It was mop-top and miniskirt time. And the birth of that little nugget of inspiration that would someday be…

Excuse Me Si Vous Plait

Livable Cities

If you know Anne Hidalgo, can you tell her that we have a nice rain cape for her efforts. We’re not giving out capes to politicians willy-nilly, but Mayor Hidalgo of Paris is rolling out plans — like…

Big Dog Sale Information

News

One good thing to know about dogs: they’re not people. You can talk to them and give them a name like a baby. You can play and share little stories when you’re alone. Some dogs are funny, some…

Presenting the CleverHoody: A Motor City Collaboration

News

You may’ve noticed our latest creation. Although it’s not rain-ready, it is soft and warm. And it is a cape. A street cape for the seasonals that fits nicely over a sweater, or even scant nothings in self-isolating…

What’s with the War on Cars?

Livable Cities

Stick around the rain cape business long enough and you learn a thing or two about desire lines. Also known as cow paths or social trails, they’re a universal indicator of preferred behavior. They mark the way people…

How to Walk in the Rain

Insights

A Timely Re-primer Many people think they know how to walk in the rain. However, after several years in the rain cape business you learn to recognize the poseurs and the wannabes. Sure, it seems so simple. Everyone…