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More Affordable Glasses For Kids – Behar Style

Mexico Government Issue Spectacles For 6-18 Year Olds With Mix’n Match Colours

Mix'n Match Coloured Glasses For Individuality

Mix'n Match Coloured Spectacles For Individuality

I didn’t know much about the designer of these spectacles until now but Yves Béhar is the founder of fuseproject, a design agency from San Francisco working in technology, furniture, sports, lifestyle and fashion. Their website says of Yves “Béhar brings a humanistic approach to his work with the goal of creating projects that are deeply in-tune with the needs of a sustainable future, connected with human emotions and which enable self-expression”.

[Another of fuseproject’s diverse projects include the world’s first $100 “XO” laptop for Nicholas Negroponte’s One Laptop Per Child (OLPC) organization]Specs Shapes & Colours

These glasses though which come in 7 colors, 5 shapes and 3 sizes, with mix’n’match top and bottoms and varying nose pads are for a free spectacles programme with the Mexican government and Augen Optics.  Part of the value is in the advanced plastic (Grilamid) frames which are almost unbreakable.  The other clever bit is that the two-part frame allows for the lenses to plop in easily with any new prescriptions.

What’s really good is that the design is unique and attractive as well as bright-thinking…

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