McClay, Alain (Alain Mikli)( Designer)
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Biography McClay, Alain (Alain Mikli)
Common in the 70 years glasses McClay Frenchman Alain (Alain Mikli) felt awkward and inelegant, so in 1987. He presented his own brand, under which the glasses began to produce the functional satisfying aesthetic tastes. He introduced a new philosophy in the optics industry - each its own pair of glasses in colors corresponding to human individuality "through which each model Mikli becomes a unique piece. Under his own name will soon have yet another line - Mikli par Mikli.
Now Allen is working in collaboration with renowned designer Philippe Starck. This alliance of creative individuals, well versed in technology, has given rise to a new concept of optics - Biovision, on the development of which McClay spent more than a year of work.
In glasses Starck Eyes by Alain Mikli, produced by this concept, instead of conventional propellers, which are attached to the bow frame, using biomechanical site created in the likeness of human joints. This design enables the handle additional degree of freedom and allows the glasses comfortably "sit down" on any person, regardless of its width. The secret of this mechanism is artificial, made from a complex woven fibers that can withstand tension up to 80 kg. Since all fasteners carefully hidden, the risk of losing a screw is virtually zero. In addition, work has continued and on the design of frames, so that everyone can find a model that best suited his personality. It appeared, for example, translucent frames, in which the lenses are kept invisible nylon threads. All Starck Eyes sunglasses are supplied with panoramic lenses Parallel Vision Control of different colors.