sub-o skihelmet

Design concept for a personalised ski helmet that generates power using the temperature difference between the human body and the freezing outdoors. 

The integrated design combines the cooling qualities of the unique aluminium outer shell with its strength and lightness as a helmet. Built-in ‘peltier elements’ explore the future potential of wearable electronics, to reduce the dependencies on batteries. 

materials: anodized aluminium shell, leather & wool felt lining, polycarbonate visor, ceramic peltier power thermoelectric elements, voltage controller, Li-Ion battery

Model for evaluation purposes: 3D printed PLA shell, vacuum formed vivak visor, handmade wool felt and skai leather lining. 

hands-on modelmaking