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MONO: Glasses 3D Printed to Fit Your Face
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Chances are if you wear glasses that you know how frustrating it is to walk into a glasses store where you have to try on a million pairs that just don’t seem to be the right size for your face. Hong Kong-based architect Edmond Wong launched ITUM, a brand seeking to remedy this problem. I mean, if clothes come in various sizes, shouldn’t glasses? MONO is a brand-new range of glasses that are 3D printed to fit your face. How genius is that?!

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ITUM created a sizing system that governs the three critical measurements that allow for comfort – the width of the frame, the depth of the nose pad, and the length of the temples. Each measurement is available in S, M, or L, which forms a three digit code. That code is your ideal size of frame.

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Glasses today are made up of many different parts making them susceptible to breakage. ITUM managed to reduce all of those parts down to one monolithic frame – therefore, no screws or hinges. The entire frame is 3D printed in one structure meaning there is no assembly required.

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They even managed to reduce the weight of the frames by using a material of a lower density, making them more comfortable.

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MONO glasses are available for pre-order via their Indiegogo campaign.

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There are five styles of frames available to choose from.

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MONO comes in four colors – black, white, red, and blue.

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The lenses can be easily popped out to swap them with others, like your prescription glasses into sunglasses. There are eight colors of lenses.

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Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.