Redesigning Air Pollution Apparel
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Air pollution is a global problem that is getting worse every year. PM2.5 refers to particulate matter in the air that is less than 2.5 micrometers in diameter, and these particles are considered the most dangerous to inhale. Sadly, PM2.5 has become part of the daily weather forecast in many parts of the world, and it is very common to see face masks worn to protect people from what they breathe when out in public. These masks have low aesthetic appeal (not stylish), are uncomfortable to wear & breath through, and have limited functionality.

IMPORTANT: Please see the attached document for additional terms and conditions from the Challenger

Deliverables

Please submit the following:

1) A design (visual, sketch, or mockup of some sort) for a fashionable, yet functional approach to personal air filtration

2) A brief written explanation of your design and its important features

Criteria: Solutions will be judged on

1) Creativity (the solution must be stylish)

2) Functionality (usable & intuitive)

3) Cost-effectiveness

    Submissions will be graded on the following criteria:
  • Meets Deliverables
  • Creativity
  • Clarity
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