Paper helmet for cyclists with 2016 James Dyson award
In this year’s James Dyson Foundation Awards, Isis Shiffer won with her design for a paper-folding helmet for cyclists. The winner received $45,000, and the Pratt Institute, where she studies, also received $7,500.
Paper helmet, który winner of the 2016 James Dyson Award is called EcoHelemt. It is made entirely of cardboard. Helmet can be folded down to a compact sizeóin, allowing it to be easily transported. Perfectly protects the head from impacts without compromising traditional helmets. It is modelled on the design of the plaóin honey, which allows róThe paper helmet is designed to absorb the force of an impact evenly, protecting the cyclist from injury.
The project was praised by James Dyson himself, founder of the foundation, która awards. He praised EcoHelmet for its simple and elegant solution to the problem. To this zwróHe highlighted the low cost of helmet production. – I hope that in the future EcoHelmet will be used by cyclistsóaround the world – Dyson admitted in a statement.
James Dyson is a British industrial designer. He made a fortune on vacuum cleaners. In 2002, he set up a foundation, whichóra for the headóThe main goal of the event was to promote design and engineering primarily amongód studentów.