To launch their ongoing REDUX initiative, Cubitts have made ten one-off concept frames
from ten different waste materials – potatoes, sheep’s wool, corn husks, chopping boards,
plastic packaging, human hair, mushrooms, yoghurt pots, CDs, and cornstarch – all
crafted by hand in our King’s Cross workshop. Each will be tested for its suitability as an
alternative to cellulose acetate, and the most suitable material turned into a commercial

Redux Spectacles are on display at the Cubitts store located at 86 Commercial Street. E1