LOTTA SAHLIN

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Core question

How can Neubau pay tribute to our local hub?

Turning used coffee grounds into eyewear.

Coffee concept
Coffee is the most popular drink worldwide and are deeply rooted in many cultures.

Scenario
Used coffee grounds, collected from local coffee shops are brought into the frames of eyewear.

“The name Neubau pays tribute to international creative hubs. Such as Vienna’s Neubau district, artists, creative souls and up- and- coming talents.” - Neubau


Photo by: Brent Gorwin (Unsplash)

Material producer and photo: Kaffeeform

Coffee polymer

It takes about two cups of Espresso to create one piece of eyewear.
The coffee ground creates a strong material for the frame, with the look of dark wood and the smell of coffee.