Marc Newson

Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
Capsule Eyewear Collection
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To celebrate its 80-year history, the capsule collection ‘Safilo by Marc Newson’ stems from revisiting a historical model personally chosen by Marc and which led to the creation of 5 different variations, through 5 specific materials and technologies, based on the original shape from the Safilo’s archive.

They include: the use of ultra-lightweight Optyl (an exclusive Safilo patent), advanced UFO technology; the use of aluminium; and, lastly, steel integrated with the new revolutionary Elasta 80 hinge.

It was a privilege to collaborate with the most respected eyewear manufacturer in the world; to honour the ethos of Safilo and reflect it in my design. It is always important for me to understand and explore the heritage of the company I am working with. Equally, I like to exploit new technologies and materials in the design process and inject some of my own DNA into it.”

Year

2014

Sector

Objects

Key materials

Aluminium
Optyl
Stainless steel