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# 2019

Pureknit

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A washable and sustainable anti-pollution mask

Pureknit is a reusable anti-pollution mask made with minimal material waste. It is estimated that ninety per cent of cities worldwide are currently suffering from air pollution, causing some nine million deaths per year. Pureknit addresses both the cause and effect of this problem, offering effective protection against air pollution without contributing to the larger issue of waste production. The mask is made with 3D-knitting technology – meaning that, by limiting its assembling operations, its production generates almost no material loss.

Quang Vinh Nguyen

  • Quang Vinh Nguyen

    I was born and raised in Switzerland where I did my Bachelor degree in Industrial Design at ECAL. With both of my parents being Vietnamese , I would say that I have a bicultural way of thinking. My work is driven by Asian cultures and processes with an occidental point of view.more

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