vinylize celebrates bob marley with frames made from vinyl records vinylize celebrates bob marley with frames made from vinyl records
feb 18, 2015

vinylize celebrates bob marley with frames made from vinyl records

vinylize celebrates bob marley with frames made from vinyl records
all images courtesy of vinylize

 

 

 

for vinylize, remastering music into eyewear has been a passion for more than 10 years. the team has since perfected the method of creating high quality, durable frames handmade in their budapest workshop, using only the choicest vinyl. each pressing is sorted according to its thickness, age, provenance and flexibility. after the protective layer is applied, the vinyl is fused with cellulose acetate.

 

in 2015, vinylize celebrates legendary musician bob marley’s 70th birthday. his posthumous legend release has been reissued as a tricolor pressing paying homage to a rastafarian flag. the colors lead to some very unusually hued vinyl and the resulting frames are asymmetrically toned. 

 

 


vinylize remasters pink floyd’s high hope
video courtesy of zack tipton

 

 

 

both models are yellow in the center with either red or green on the sides. the tosh model (available as a classic vinylize frame as well) is sized for men, while the henneman is sized for women. riveted 5 barrel hinges hold the asymmetrically airbrushed temples together. ‘legends’ is laminated onto vintage italian acetate and the temples sport matching tips. the frames are not for sale and available only to members of the marley family.

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vinylize celebrates bob marley with frames made from vinyl records
henneman model — frame is asymmetrically colored

Tosh
tosh model — the temples are asymmetrically airbrushed


a custom gold lettered box

 

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