# 2017

Specs Modular Glasses


Modular, recyclable glasses

Spec Modular Glasses is a new, more customizable and less wasteful approach to eyeglasses. The project is inspired by the vast number of American teenagers who require corrective lenses but refuse to wear them. Spec Modular Glasses aim to improve both the fashion and function of conventional glasses, making them more desirable. The Spec is completely modular, making frames less expensive to manufacture, simpler to fit to multiple face shapes, more robust, and inexpensive to customise. By changing the conversation around vision care for teenagers, Spec Modular Glasses make eyeglasses a creative and stylish accessory, instead of an unwanted medical device.

Elizabeth Stegner

  • Elizabeth Stegner
    Rochester Institute of Technology

    Elizabeth Stegner has a BA in Studio Art and Biology from Willamette University in Salem, Oregon, and is pursuing an MFA in Industrial Design from the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, New York. She is interested in universal design, biomimicry, and making things.more

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