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The company was founded by Moritz Krueger, Philipp Haffmans, Daniel Haffmans and Harald Gottschling in 2003. All of its products are hand-assembled in their manufactory in Berlin Mitte. The name MYKITA is derived from ”Kita” (a common abbreviation for Kindertagesstätte) and is a reference to the companies first officees in a former kindergarten day school. The current company HQ is likewise in Berlin. MYKITA has its own retail boutiques in cities such as New York, Berlin, Paris, Monterrey (Mexico), Vienna, Zurich, Cartagena, and Tokyo, and select Eyewear boutiques which meet Mykitas high standard. Advanced Eyecare Center is Proud to be a Mykita Eyewear Authorized Dealer
The launch of Mykitas first metal frame collection, Collection No1, in 2004 instantly received acclaim world-wide. The frames, made from stainless steel and featuring a patented hingeless design with no screws or welded joints, are incredibly light and extremely durable. This is in keeping with the top-notch craftsmanship that Germany is renowned for.
The Lite collection is another line in Mykitas product range. The Lite collection comprises the company’s lightest models, which have an ultra-thin frame made of just three parts. Ultra-lightweight german stainless steel with silicone nose and ear pieces. These wonderful pieces precision manufacturing are available at Advanced Eyecare Center of Redondo Beach
Mykita Eyewear feature easy to wear, clean, contemporary designs. For the Men’s Eyeglass and Sunglass collections, earth tone colors and a few standout shades of steel are available. from Basalt to Graphite, and a beautiful deep purple/blue that is almost black, Blackberry. On the Women’s side, a vivid yellow and ocean green lend to the styling’s soft curves and edges.
Mykita Eyewear is the proud recipient of many design awards including:
2007 IF Design Award – Won – (Collection No.1) – optical frames reddot Design Award – Won – (Collection No.1) – product design Silmo d’Or – Nominated – (Environmental Product: POS Set)
2008 German Design Award – Nominated – (Collection No.1 + Collection No.2) IF Design Award – Won –(Collection No.2)
2009 German Design Award – Nominated – (Collection No.2) Good Design Award – Won – (Collection Nr.1: Grace silver)
2010 Reddot Design Award 2010 – Honorable Mention – (Collection Nr. 2: Dries black) Reddot Design Award 2010 – Won – (Collection Nr. 1 / Lite: Oda glossy gold) IF Design Award – Won – (Collection Nr. 2: Dries topaz) Deutscher Gründerpreis – Nominated – (”Most Promising Performer” category) IDEA Award – Silver – (Brooke in the ”Product design” category).
2011 IF Material Award – Won – (Mylon)
2012 Red dot design award – Won - Communication Design 2012 - Editorial & Corporate Publishing – (MYKITA Book 8)
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