Studio MOM Creates Eco-Friendly Cycle Helmet from Mycelium and Hemp

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Takeaways:

  • Dutch studio office Studio MOM has created a helmet out of biomaterials including mycelium and hemp.
  • When heated, mycelium becomes rigid, lightweight and has low thermal conductivity, similar to expanded polystyrene made in traditional helmets, except they can be biodegraded.
  • Mycelium bonds with the hemp textile that form the strap and outer skin and removes the need for glue.

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