date: February 2020
project assistant: Luca Madonini
photo credits: Max Rommel
For this project, considering that the invention of hingeless, wraparound frames in bent wood is so original, I decided to highlight the importance and centrality of the frame. So, the idea was to create a structure that would “host” the lenses: not surrounding them along the entire perimeter but rather limited to having enough contact with the edge to support and hold them in place. The result is a frame with lots of personality, an accessory that, to me, seems bold. To develop the project a step further, I imagine a colored film insert that overlaps the lenses to increase the eccentricity of the design.