nendo swaps screws for magne-hinge customizable glasses
 
nendo swaps screws for magne-hinge customizable glasses nendo swaps screws for magne-hinge customizable glasses
apr 28, 2014

nendo swaps screws for magne-hinge customizable glasses

nendo swaps screws for magne-hinge customizable glasses
all photos by akihiro yoshida

 

 

 

 

nendo has designed ‘magne-hinge’ glasses, a pair of frames whose hinges function on magnets rather than usual screws. the 0.8mm carved titanium oculars are held in place by layered magnetic pieces, hooked to each other at the hinge. easily snapping apart, the frames can be fitted with a unique variety of different colored temples, available in various materials and styles, which can be clicked into place. the bespoke lenses allow the user individuality, creativity and choice in an otherwise static accessory, mixing and matching patterns and hues until the desired look is achieved. ‘magne-hinge’, presented at milan design week 2014, are sold at seibu department stores in japan exclusively from april 2014.

nendo glasses swap screws for customizable magne-hinge
various colors and materials can be used to create a creative look

nendo swaps screws for magne-hinge customizable glasses
the temples easily snap apart for customization and flexibility

nendo swaps screws for magne-hinge customizable glasses
a magnet is used instead of a screw

nendo swaps screws for magne-hinge customizable glasses
the hinged magnet allows a user to mix and match different temple styles

nendo swaps screws for magne-hinge customizable glasses
an all-black option for the temples of the glasses

nendo swaps screws for magne-hinge customizable glasses
blue temples are clicked in to place

nendo swaps screws for magne-hinge customizable glasses
beige stems contrast the black titanium frames

nendo glasses swap screws for customizable magne-hinge
white and black ‘magne-hinge’ frames

nendo glasses swap screws for customizable magne-hinge
the frames from the front

  • They should look cool flying around when the nerd that wears them is punched in the face

    Smeagol says:

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