These glasses represent the fusion of medical functionality and a fashionable accessory, enhancing the wearer’s recognition and emphasizing their uniqueness. Crafted from homogeneous plastic waste (PP), Resus ensures complete recyclability. The spectacle hinges are seamlessly integrated into the design, facilitating easy assembly of the legs and frame without the need for tools. The distinctive aesthetic of the recycled material not only makes a bold statement in favor of sustainable fashion but also transforms an everyday product into a valuable object.
Eyeglasses play a crucial role in protecting the eyes from harmful UV rays and enhancing the quality of life for those with visual impairments.Unfortunately, sunglasses, in particular, have increasingly become short-lived disposable products due to the fast fashion trend in recent years. Resus eliminates the need for a metal hinge or adhesives, ensuring easy reusability after its useful life, thanks to the integrated joint. In Germany, polypropylene is recycled with minimal loss of quality, acquiring a distinctive marbled aesthetic through the Dave Hakkens machine.


Prof. Mareike Gast

Burg Giebichenstein University of Art and Design