Superheroes don’t always wear capes… BUT they do wear masks.
NEW YORK (WEB PR)
May 04, 2022
Design Justice, when Good Design helps the underserved and the planet.
SEEUS95 change the future of face masks so they don’t pollute the environment, include the underserved deaf and hard of hearing, and give people back their humanity by redesigning faces. The SEEUS95 transparent respirator is a radical alternative to face masks. It’s reusable transparent soft silicone and it adheres to your face so you can even wear it without a headband or earrings! The face mask hasn’t changed in 100 years and we aim to revolutionize the face mask industry with superhero transparency and design.
Originally invented in a kitchen during the 2020 pandemic lockdown in Manhattan. After going to great lengths to develop the design during the Pandemic Industry Challenges, Korean Founder and CEO Alice Min Soo Chun invented and mass-produced and delivered the transparent SEEUS95 mask to thousands of Kickstarters who supported their campaign. We believe GOOD Design should protect and celebrate our faces. This is innovation at its best by problematizing the solution instead of looking for a solution to a problem. We’ve seen injustices happen with masks, starting with catastrophic waste with 129 BILLION masks thrown into landfills each year. Most N95 masks are made from polypropylene which lasts over 450 years in the oceans. Our faces, our emotions and our smiles matter.
A panel of prominent Fast Company editors and journalists selected winners and runners-up from more than 2,997 entries.
“We believe that the future of health and the quality of patient care have long been overlooked when it comes to nurturing a human connection between doctors and patients. Studies show that 90% of patients feel better cared for by their doctor when they can see their face.
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About the World Changing Ideas Awards: World Changing Ideas is one of Fast Company’s premier annual awards programs and focuses on social good, seeking to elevate end products and courageous concepts that make the world a better place. A panel of judges from all sectors select winners, runners-up and honorable mentions based on feasibility and potential for impact. With the goal of rewarding ingenuity and fostering innovation, Fast Company draws attention to ideas with great potential and helps them expand their reach to inspire more people to start working on solving the problems that confront us. affect all.
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