Among them is Sourcebits, a San Francisco design and development firm that recently picked up a couple of Google Glass devices and was not impressed by the design.
"We thought it was too futuristic and didn't have a mainstream appeal," said Rahul Nihalani, the product director at Sourcebits. "We thought we could do a better job."
So they did.
Nihalani and his team created rendered images of what they think Google Glass should look like.
Sourcebits' design resembles the black, thick-frame glasses that are popular these days. The design would allow users to take advantage of Google Glass' features without having to look like a geek.
For now, Nihalani said it might be tricky for
"In a couple of years this is definitely where Google Glass could end up," he said.
For now, Google has sold Glass only to a couple of thousand developers and early adopters for $1,500. The company has yet to release the product to the public. But when it does, Glass may have a more subtle design.