Original Stix (Detroit, Michigan)

That’s right, folks! 25-year old MSU grad Terry Johnson started a company called ‘Original Stix‘, which re-purposes game-used hockey sticks into cool polycarbonate iPhone cases!

Terry Johnson, St. Clair Shores native and 25-year old founder of Original Stix

Launched August 2014, Original Stix is currently based inside Bamboo Detroit (one of the top 100 business coworking spaces in the United States) and the phones are hand-assembled by disabled American war vets. Original Stix has sold over 5,000 cases since opening!

Original Stix iPhone case ($40.00) hand-made in Detroit by disabled American veterans!

Terry Johnson played hockey for the St. Clair Shores youth league, then for De LaSalle Catholic HS in Warren, before attending MSU 2008-2012.


What:          Original Stix iPhone cases

Where:        made @ Bamboo Detroit (1442 Brush St, Detroit)

Cost:            $40.00/case

Contact:      [email protected]

Original Stix homepage

Original Stix facebook page

Original Stix are currently sold inside the following local businesses:

Precision Blades
20741 Mack Avenue
Grosse Pointe Woods MI 48236
(313) 884-4747

Cellular EMT
21528 Harper Ave
Saint Clair Shores MI 48080
(586) 200-2909

Mitten Sports
35500 W 8 Mile Rd
Farmington Hills MI 48335
(734) 634-4642

Detroit Lacrosse Co.
45300 Mound Road
Shelby Township MI 48317
(586) 726-4388

Play it Again Sports
50607 Gratiot Ave.
Chesterfield MI 48047
(586) 598-7700

Chatham Pro Shop
374 St Clair St.
Chatham Ontario, Canada N7L 3K2
(519) 354-3000


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