Repurposing military materials for designer eyewear
Nose pads were added after testing for added support and comfort.
Brass cast part for latching the nose pad
A collaboration with material scientists from Auburn University, Alabama: David Branscomb/Nakul Kothari to develop a designer eyewear with the patented braided composite yarn (US20130291476 A1).
We adapted to the technical challenges and advantages of the material to produce minimalistic spectacles with a goal to simplify the manufacturing of eyewear frames.
More exploration with Braided Carbon Fiber yarn
Material Sponsor: Highland Industries
Quick manufacturing of hooks to secure the yarn in the jig