Sneak Peek in Berlin
In the international eyewear business, Berlin-based designer Fabian Hofmann is a household name. Over the years, the progressive designer with roots in Switzerland has been lending his talents to numerous labels from across the world. Now Hofmann is ready to take things into his own hands by launching his own eponymous brand: FM HOFMANN, which is short for Fabian Maximilian Hofmann. As a long-time friend of SPECTR, Hofmann invited us to Berlin for a sneak peek of the first range of eyewear released under his own name. And of course we said yes.
When we meet with Fabian Hofmann at Volksbühne in Berlin Mitte, he is beaming with excitement about his new “baby”. True to his penchant for pushing the boundaries, the new frames – crafted in a 3D-printer – follow a clearly defined aesthetic marked by bold, three-dimensional lines treating eyewear frames as spatial objects. Achieving this look, FM HOFMANN relies on 3D-printing all components, even the titanium hinges, while adding intricate interior details to parts such as the temples and fronts, making them lightweight and easy to configure. This coming autumn, the new offering will be released to the public in a drop consisting of twelve styles at five colors each, both sunglasses and RX-frames. Planning ahead, Fabian Hofmann is already working on an athletic-inspired follow-up collection. The industry is watching closely, here’s a first look at FM HOFMANN. Enjoy the sneak peek.
More Info: www.fmhofmann.com/