The world’s first folding helmet
It’s even bigger than your head and for students or employees who doesn’t have good amount of space to keep their helmets often find it hard to find such a spot. Jessica Dunn, a 25-year-old design graduate from Australia faced similar situations in Indonesia for roughly 6 months as a foreign exchange student and decided to crack the solution once and for all. Hence she designed a folding helmet named ‘Proteus’ and is now short-listed for James Dyson Award.
The polystyrene foam is covered with polycarbonate, and the inner-most material is pliable which means that it flexible during normal use but instantly hardens upon impact. The helmet compresses in size in quite a simple way, the visor slides up, with the sides and the back folding into the helmet cavity compressing it to a size easily suitable for bag packs.
The Proteus helmet has been carefully designed to meet the Australian safety regulations, also to meet your space requirements at ease.