This frame is a result of the cooperation between Eyewear Kit and designer Michiel Cornelissen. Customize your glasses by ordering the frame in your favorite color here, and complete with one of Eyewear Kit's many high quality lens options: from readers to sunglasses, fun colors to prescription.

'Hatch' features an intricate latticework that makes these glasses incredibly lightweight - and looking like no eyewear you've ever seen. Another interesting design feature is that the hinges are printed directly, so there is no assembly required for the legs. These 'smart hinges' fix themselves in position when the glasses are opened.

The polyamide used to manufacture these glasses is strong and somewhat flexible, and can be washed (even dishwashed!) after removing the lenses. This material tends to smoothen and fade slightly with wear, not unlike, for instance, jeans textile. The size and shape of these glasses have been optimised to fit to most people's heads, and even wider noses will fit. For most men, they will appear as a regular-sized pair of glasses; with most women, or men with smaller heads, they will also fit great, but more like slightly oversized 'moviestar' type glasses.

Lens width: 56 mm
Temple length: 145 mm
Frame width: 140 mm

To complete the 'Hatch' frame, order Eyewear Kit's lenses, available in a range of colors and specifications, here.


IN: 5.545 w x 1.725 d x 1.769 h
CM: 14.084 w x 4.382 d x 4.494 h


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@ericnguyen Hey Eric, thanks! And nice pic. The hinges are intended that way; they have to be loose in folded position, as that's how they're produced, and otherwise they'd fused together and not open at all. In open position I wanted them nice and tight, to give some pressure so they don't fall off to easily.
April 29, 2014, 6:21 am
These look great :) Hinges are oddly tight as they open and oddly wobbly when closed, though.
April 28, 2014, 11:53 pm
Great design!
February 25, 2014, 8:47 am
So cool, you could cross stitch thread into the frames!
February 7, 2014, 3:44 pm


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