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eye-witness, a brainteaser!

eye-witness, a brainteaser!

theo likes to look at things from a different perspective. That’s how to spark creativity and keep your outlook fresh. In their everyday work, designers, architects and artists are constantly in contact with the literal version of ‘perspective’ or ‘representing depth in a painting or drawing’. By drawing an object on paper in perspective, you can create an illusion of volume. theo interpreted a drawing of a pair of glasses quite literally, added a whiff of magic, and voilà, the latest eye-witness collection was born. An optical illusion like nothing you’ve ever seen before.

Eye-witness is theo’s playground. For both designer and wearer. Anything goes, no rules, no preconceived notions. That’s why they are not always the easiest frames to make, or to wear. It often starts with a long design process followed by an even longer production process. But that’s the whole challenge: defining and pushing the boundaries. And that’s exactly what the 5 new eye-witness models do.

3D in 2D
Our brains can be tricked to perceive a 2D drawing as a volume. We’re doing the same thing in this eye-witness series. Instead of giving the frames a certain thickness, the volume is created by simply outlining the front and back of the frames in lines, without ‘colouring it in’. Just like in a perspective drawing.

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Colours
The 2 contour lines are always in different colours. theo combines a basic colour with its shadow colour. This results in a usually subtle, but occasionally intense contrast. Each model is available in  8 colour combos.

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Insight
‘Sight’ happens automatically, but ‘insight’ takes effort. Eye-witness should never be too straightforward.  After all, eye-witness wearers don’t exactly live their lives on automatic pilot.

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Kromatics

Our designers, focusing on the possibilities of digging the surface and bringing depth to color, have sought to discover new options and push the limits of the chromatic range.

The result of an immense work of research and innovation, the manufacture of KROMATICS  requires a high technicality and a sharp approach. The transparency of the material makes it possible to infuse breaths, full and delicate, crystalline effects that make the faces vibrate and bring a welcome freshness.

The solid colors, silkscreening in the branches, all contribute to make the concept a concentrate of color, transparency and graphics. The classic motifs such as smoke or tortoiseshell are awakened with unexpected colors. The KROMATICS are furiously pop, inspired by Lichtenstein, Gilbert and George, the modern stained glass, the plexiglass (yes, the plexiglass), and even Buren … without the columns.

Encounter between form and color, these frames will suit optimistic, independent and free personalities, imprinted by assertive culture, loving the sense of detail and always getting up on the right foot.

Anne et Valentin Klee 1779 Anne et Valentin Kroma 1780 Anne et Valentin Kodex 1553 Anne et Valentin kompo 1556 Anne et Valentin Kodak 1554

theo loves games!

 

Eye-witness, the enfant terrible at theo, will bring out your inner child. And it’s child’s play… For people who don’t take themselves too seriously. Connect the dots to discover the picture. theo has already done it for you. Five asymmetrical models – and you’d expect no less – for people with a sense of humour. The models WA, WB, WC, WD and WE are available in 8 different colour combos. For the numbers, theo created an original font. Our glasses are unique, just like the handwriting of Patrick Hoet! Want to play too?

Theo eye-witness WA Theo eye-witness WB Theo eye-witness WC Theo eye-witness WD Theo eye-witness WE

FORMACOLOR

The FORMACOLOR series , thanks to its combination of materials, is structured by metal and softened by plastic. Added to this are subtle color combinations. It is a chameleon bezel, for all personalities. The lines are pure and gentle, cheerful but chic, the result colorful but subtle. They are fresh and toned frames. This is an identity concept, beyond any reference, which is well suited to those who prefer the bottom to the form, and which are defined rather by the eclecticism of their choices.

Anne et valentin fairy u244 Anne et valentin fame u212 Anne et valentin fanzine A73 Anne et valentin fausto u217 Anne et valentin feist u237 Anne et valentin felicity u215 Anne et valentin fever u223 Anne et valentin flora u234 Anne et valentin floyd u219 Anne et valentin friday u236

The Link Concept

The LINK concept , as a sign of punctuation that would enrich the discourse, is based on the strong idea of nesting: at the link, to the tie are added the contrast of the colors and the transparency and opacity .

The LINK models are all keys to access to a new aesthetic of the bezel. They make resonate the language of the matter, explore the sensuality of the touch, and are particularly adapted to the independent and free personalities. The LINK woman is curious and open, well in her sneakers, centered, and has little more to prove.They are happy mounts, present just what it takes, who know how to adapt and find their place everywhere.

Anne et valentin D Cibel 1632 Anne et valentin D cimal 1633 Anne et valentin D fine 1401 Anne et valentin D PTIK 1328

“Sharing is caring”

A collection of 12 glasses with plenty of character  For the 12 glasses that make up the WIDE OPEN Collection, theo eyewear has organised a unique collaboration with the French designer matali crasset! It’s an ideal symbiosis between the Belgian eyewear specialist and the French designer, combining bold vision and a passion for colour and design.  WIDE OPEN is a collection of eight pairs of optical glasses and four pairs of sunglasses. Each model illustrates a personal trait for which it is named, expressing your character at a glance: audacieux (bold), impliqué (involved), impulsif (impulsive), spontané (spontaneous), rebelle (rebellious), délicat (delicate), confiant (confident), rêveur (dreamy), averti (knowledgeable), expressif (expressive), curieux (curious) or sensible (sensitive). In this way, theo + matali crasset invite you to assert your personality by playing with your image and making heads turn. It’s a reminder of just how much a pair of glasses can be a part of forging your personal identity.

Theo Audacieux 2 Theo Confiant 12 Theo Curiex 32 Theo Delicat 30 Theo Expressif 42 Theo Implique 13 theo Rebelle 39

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