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TOUGHNESS / Glasses

TOUGHNESS
TOUGHNESS

'Cherish wood as gold' is a Chinese traditional philosophy for saving the materials. It means every material should not be wasted--even the cheapest such as wood or plastic. The idea never goes out of date. And in such an energy-consuming society we are living today, this ancient wisdom has a significant meaning for our environment.

TOUGHNESS ----- the Bamboo Glasses are inspired by the resource-saving philosophy. The frame is made by only a single piece of bamboo material. Cut it from the center, then put the lenses into the cut. Using the elasticity of bamboo, the lenses can be clamped in the frame.

University

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

Design

Zhejiang University

Zhejiang University
Hangzhou, China

YE Peng LIU Yi HUANG Yichen QIU Yutong