KUL is a staple rounded silhouette that quietly subverts the expected application of its materials. While it's not unusual for acetate to surround a titanium skeleton (as seen on the temples), the titanium lining to KUL's inner-rims is unexpected, bringing a discreet air of minimal luxury to the model.
KUL is a hybrid of premium acetate and Japanese titanium, renowned for being lightweight, flexible and incredibly strong.
White enamel detailing features to the inner temple tips.
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.