Helmet Hair: LEGO Figure-Style Bike Cap for Human Riders

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Meticulously modeled after the stylized heads of hair that one can attach to LEGO figures, this 3D-printed helmet makes you look like an action toy while you ride your bike around town.

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The design and innovation firm MOEF created this prototype, basing everything from its size and shape to its color on the toy figure that inspired it.

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The idea, in part, is to raise awareness about riding without a helmet, which 44% of children do – perhaps for kids and adults alike this kind of design an inspire more safe biking practices.

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The scaled-up version has the same bowl-cut while an attached safety strap turns it into functional protective gear. Currently a prototype, one hopes LEGO might take a look and decide there is a market for these.

 

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