’Hygge’ is the joy of making a simple everyday thing into a beautiful and meaningful experience. The new collection from monkeyglasses® is inspired by exactly that. The name is ‘Copenhagen Hygge’.
It is complicated to describe, hard to pronounce but easy to recognize. When the Danes ‘hygger’ they unwind from their everyday life. They drink coffee, light candles, play cards or simply take a bike ride together.
Simple things that create small, soft bubbles of peace and companionship in a hectic life.
Care and consideration – for each other and for the world that we are a part of – is the focal point of the new collection ‘Copenhagen Hygge’ from monkeyglasses® that this time is based on the Danes unique and relaxed lifestyle.
monkeyglasses® are considerate of the environment and the people who manufacture the glasses. Most monkeyglasses® are made from biodegradable raw materials like acetate, which consists of more than 95% cotton flowers and wood pulp.
Through their Zero Waste programme, monkeyglasses® make use of the materials left over from their production of glasses to craft creative accessories and exclusive jewellery. The characteristic spectacle cases have also been manufactured specially for monkeyglasses® from recycled paper.
All monkeyglasses’® suppliers comply with the guidelines in the UN’s Global Compact on corporate social responsibility.
monkeyglasses® also support the Save the Orangutan Forest School in Borneo and collect old glasses— whatever the brand—for poor families in South India.
A’ Design Award
In 2016 monkeyglasses® received the silver A’ Design Award in A’ Sustainable products, projects and Green Design 2016. A’ Design Awards is one of the world’s largest and most influential design award, presented each year in Italy. This prestigious award gives recognition to the excellence of their design on the international stage.
Design from the very heart of Copenhagen
monkeyglasses® was founded in 2010 by the couple Mai-britt and Morten Seaton. From the creative heart of Copenhagen the couple design and sell their unique, modern glasses to distributors in countries including Australia, parts of the USA and a large part of Europe.
Under the motto ’Look good while doing good’, monkeyglasses® appeal to the fast-growing demographic of consumers who attach importance to sustainability and fair trade.
For more information, please contact: [email protected] - +45 2217 2514
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