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PAINLESS / surgical mask attachment


The concept of PAINLESS is literally with a surgical mask attachment to relieve ear pain. Most people will miss opportunities to reduce air pollution and bacteria because of ear uncomfortable or pain while wearing a mask, or unable to wear a mask for a long time.
Air pollution is a serious problem that threat human health in recent years. While improving air quality is the primary goal, but wear a mask to protect the health is also equally important measures. Therefore, for more people to use masks comfortably, PAINLESS will reduce uncomfortable or painful feelings to the mask users.


Shih-Chien University

Shih-Chien University
Department of Industrial Design
Taipei City, Taiwan

Shih-Chien University