Sandra Battistel is an eyewear designer with more than 20 years of experience. She is also the editor of eyewear blog, EyeSpectacle where she shares her ideas and thoughts, and celebrates independent brands.
She shares her excitement about an innovative solution for getting eyewear to have the “perfect fit.”
I am forever looking for the perfect glasses to fit my – and others’ – face, and a lot of the time I get so caught up with aesthetic and forget that glasses have to fit comfortably too. So, Adrian Gögl came to the rescue, with a solution for opticians to adopt.
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A 3D scan of your nose is taken – yes, 3D is collecting facial information, not just 3D print things – then a negative form of the nose is milled out of a small piece of cork which is attached to 3D printed nylon glasses, et voila! They sit just there where they are meant to, no more sliding down the nose… And more importantly, cork is soft enough to prevent ugly pressure marks!