The sunglasses by Austrian eyewear design company ROLF brings the power of plants to the fore. The starting point for the substance collection is a powder derived from a very specific plant. It brings with it a whole array of sustainable and functional properties that have enabled the tech- and design-driven company to develop innovative, plant-based eyewear. Proof that ROLF glasses aren’t just about the material but also about top design can be found in the substance sunglasses collection. Refined contours, sporty temples, and strategically placed curves turn each pair of glasses into a stunning yet functional accessory for sport and free-time activities that’s comfortable to wear and has a perfect fit.
ROLF’s award-winning Flexlock hinge has proven itself the ideal component to make the sunglasses durable and nearly unbreakable. It can be printed at the same time as the frame using 3D printing technology, meaning ROLF can make its new glasses all at once and therefore keep the number of external suppliers to a minimum. In addition to the high performance of the screwless and patent-pending Flexlock hinge, glasses wearers will also benefit from the flexible, natural, and skin-friendly properties of the plant-based frame.
Materials and techniques
plant based material – 3d printing
sustainable and local production