Unique yet understated, Josef is a stretched octagonal silhouette. It's a slimeline and inventive – a thoroughly contemporary take on the more traditional, hyper-functional wire frame. Yuichi utilises his signature single-line of titanium to loop round both lenses, creating a seamless, sleek effect. Josef has white enamel detailing to the inner temple.
Josef is made from Japanese titanium, renowned for being lightweight, flexible and incredibly strong.
Hand-painted enamel detailing emphasises Joost's linear form.
A crane lives a thousand years, a turtle ten thousand years Tsuru wa sennen, Kame wa mannen in Japanese.
Yuichi Toyama's creative approach belongs to a new wave of impeccable Japanese design; Yuichi is the master of combined materiality frames. Honouring the simple elegance and timeless beauty of everyday objects, the designer follows centuries of national tradition, yet every frame carries a contemporary aesthetic perfectly suited to modern life.