Kobenhavn Sunglasses by Orgreen Optics. World-renowned eyewear design firm Ørgreen has joined forces with exclusive furniture brand Republic of Fritz HansenTM to produce a series of Arne Jacobsen SwanTM chairs featuring the same Copenhagen skyline design as a special edition collection of eyewear by Ørgreen. After much success at this year’s London Design Festival, a special launch for the chairs and eyewear will be prepared for the Copenhagen premiere at the Martin Asbæk Gallery. With the launch of their limited edition København sunglasses range, they take eyewear to new heights with Copenhagen's beautiful skyline as a fine laser cut detail along the temples of the frame. The SwanTM chair, designed by the legendary Danish architect Arne Jacobsen in 1958, will also carry the same design as an elegant detail stitched on the wool front of the chair with a classic full leather back. For anyone tuned into fashion, Ørgreen eyewear is the ultimate must-have accessory. Drawing on architecture, art and classic American cars as its design departure point, Ørgreen is famous for its streamlined styles, creative colour combinations and precision engineering. The collaboration sees the bringing together of two brands renowned for their creativity, high quality and craftsmanship. Through this partnership, the similar design values between Ørgreen and Arne Jacobsen are believed to be especially expressed through one of the world's most iconic designs. This collaboration, referred to as the Skyline Edition, marks a new addition to the Ørgreen Playground. The first was an exhibition partnered with Artsee for New York Design Week in 2009. The playground concept embodies facilitating and showcasing creative and collaborative projects in a shared environment. Also highlighting in true Ørgreen sentiment that luxury and quality can be absolutely playful.
This frame is made of flat titanium with laser cut air vent cutouts on the temples sides depict a cityscape skyline. details, all in double color powder coated with a limited edition color coated Electra iridescent finish, chameleon-like color changing feature in shades of copper to gold to green exterior combined with matte black interior. Silicone nose pads and temple covers are added for comfort and durability. The design is lightweight and extremely comfortable.
This frame comes with gradient gray polycarbonate sunglass lenses with UV400 protection to provide protection from the damaging rays of the sun, resulting in healthier eyes. These are non-prescription ready-to-wear sunglasses, but the lenses can be duplicated in most prescriptions by us or your local optical boutique for an addition charge.
Designed in and hand-made in Japan.
Included with is frame is an authentic Orgreen eyeglass case, a cleaning cloth and cleaning spray.