Italia Independent, founded by Lapo Elkann, had choosen for this concept to present their first photo-luminescent glasses and helmets.
The aviator model is choosen for these glasses as reinterpretation of an iconic shape in Italian eyewear. It is characterized by steel arms and a nosepiece and earpiece painted with special pigments that store UV rays during sunlight and then release them in the dark...
Club Brillant is an association composed of sixty-five top Dutch opticians and supporting young dutch designers at the AIFW. But not only, also they worked together with Badgley Mischka and Margaret Maldonado and did a overview show of dutch designers dedicated to the too young deceased Percy Irausquin.
post on Dennis Diem.
|Too dark for me to shoot but you can see the glasses lighting up...|