The headgear mixes ancient symbolism with modern sportswear.

A contemporary piece of sports gear is given a traditional twist by Korean designer Kim Jungwoo and a group of three students from Seoul National University of Technology, who made this ‘Amulet Helmet’ for stylish protection whilst cycling.

The helmet design is influenced by the ‘Su Ja Mun’ pattern, a Korean symbol that represents love, luck and long life – which is useful in case of accidents. The Amulet Helmet won the grand prize in the Traditional Pattern Utilization Competition.

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