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Taryn Zychal

Philadelphia, PA, United States

Designer (Product Design)

Member since July 17, 2007

25 year old eco-focused softgoods designer and founder of Recycling Zychal, my company, that specializes in the rescue and repurpose of broken umbrellas. I take old trashed broken umbrellas and transform the into stylish and functional goods such as made to order custom fit dog rain coats, modern day babushkas called HOODS, kitchen aprons, baby bibs, dog and cat beds, and more. Please visit to donate a broken umbrella or to buy a broken umbrella product :D

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my blogs are located here

Environment, Industrial Design

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My Work Samples / View all (6) Work Samples

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• Hugs for Puppies- donate money and go to demonstrations • ASPCA- helps abandoned and abused animals to find good homes and get medical treatment • Morris Animal Refuge- I donate $1 to them for every broken umbrella donated to me under the FLORA FAUNA FUNCTION project

I have a burning desire to be able to touch what I can imagine.

Contact Taryn Zychal
Recycling Zychal

My Interests

  • Industrial Design
  • Environmental Design
  • Communication Design
  • Fashion Design
  • Audio/Visual Design