Glens Reading glasses

Jewelry Design Award Winner.
Awarded Golden for Good Jewelry, Eyewear and Watch Design.

Glens Reading glasses
by Glens

  • Awarded April 15, 2018
  • CLIENT: Glens OÜ
  • 577

Glens are prefabricated spare pair of glasses for near sight. They are manufacture from high-quality copolyester and weigh less than 1 gram. Their dimension are 78mm x 21mm x 1mm which is smaller than a credit card size therefore they can be easily carried. They lie well on the nose in almost any position, special pads protect from unpleasant pressure or slipping. Three small knobs on the bridge of the nose assure good grip and provide easy position adjustment.

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Glens Reading glasses

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Glens Reading glasses

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Glens Reading glasses

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Glens Reading glasses

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Designer of Glens Reading glasses


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Interview with Glens on Glens Reading glasses

What is the main principle, idea and inspiration behind your design?
To make reading glasses that can be always with you and that are suitable for everyone
What has been your main focus in designing this work? Especially what did you want to achieve?
I wanted to make glasses that are suitable for most people, are comfortable and available for all
What are your future plans for this award winning design?
I would like to make world famous brand, the most recognizable glasses.
How did you come up with the name for this design? What does it mean?
That was long and difficult process. Glens is the compound of glasses+lense.
Which design tools did you use when you were working on this project?
That was a specially made device that set the shape for the prototype of designed item.
Who did you collaborate with for this design? Did you work with people with technical / specialized skills?
I collaborated with designer Karl Annus, who made the 3-d visualisation and helped me with the realisation of my idea.
What is the role of technology in this particular design?
the unique material for making the glasses is tiny granules of high-quality co-polyester
Is your design influenced by data or analytical research in any way? What kind of research did you conduct for making this design?
There was made a research of the bridge radius. Also there was made a research of how the glasses held on the nose.
What are some of the challenges you faced during the design/realization of your concept?
The main challenge was to find the solution that is suitable for most people

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