If a singular item could describe 2020 in a nutshell, it would undoubtedly have to be the face mask. With COVID-19 wreaking havoc on an unprecedented global scale, face masks have been hailed both as a hero in preventing the spread of the virus and also loathed by those who fail to see the importance of wearing one in public. 

As such, when architect and designer Tosin Oshinowo and textiles and furniture designer Chrissa Amuah were given the opportunity to partner with Lexus to create conceptual designs for this year’s Design Miami/, which just wrapped up on December 6, the duo chose face/head coverings as the focal point.