Hair Glasses by Studio Swine

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Hair Glasses by Studio Swine

Show RCA 2011: Royal College of Art graduates Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves have made a collection of spectacles from human hair.

Hair Glasses by Studio Swine

The hair is bound with natural resin and the frames are completely biodegradable.

Hair Glasses by Studio Swine

Murakami and Groves work together under the name Studio Swine.

Hair Glasses by Studio Swine

The project is on display at graduate exhibition Show RCA 2011, which continues in London until 3 July.

Hair Glasses by Studio Swine

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Hair Glasses by Studio Swine

Studio Swine presents ‘Hair Glasses’ – a collection of sustainable fashion eyewear exploring the potential of Human hair.

Hair Glasses by Studio Swine

The UK beauty industry imports 15 million pounds worth of human hair per year. As the world’s population continues to increase, human hair
has been re-imagined as a viable - importantly renewable - material.

Hair Glasses by Studio Swine

Hair Glasses comprises of human hair with bioresin as a binding agent, the frames are 100% biodegradable and no harmful substances are
released during production.

Hair Glasses by Studio Swine

Studio Swine explores how the booming production of hair extensions can be expanded beyond the beauty industry to make other commodities that are equally desirable.

Hair Glasses by Studio Swine

  • http://www.dailygrail.com Red Pill Junkie

    Awesome. Could be a great anniversary present, you know? giving your better half a pair of glasses made with a lock of your hair :)

  • http://www.internationalbeautytraining.co.uk/hair-extension-training-courses.html ibtuk

    How about colour matching your hair to the glasses, if you dont have long hair maybe you could choose hair extensions

  • Ariel

    Red, I was thinking about people that are doing Chemo and know they are going to lose their hair soon and want something to remember their hair.

    • mauritzia

      It grows back! You best focus on the future when you have cancer – A cool design feature – this hair thing anyway