Glasses have been around since the early Middle Ages. While they were worn as an optical aid in the past, today they are increasingly used as a fashion accessory. And although every face, every head shape has its own individual characteristics, until now glasses have only ever been mass-produced. But if the glasses don’t match the face, they are rather unattractive and seem to be a disturbing factor. In order to create a harmonious entity here, four young experts developed an individual eyewear design and created it using state-of-the-art 3D printing techniques. We spoke with Daniel Miko and Sebastian Zenetti, two of the four founders, about the origins and visions of their start-up You Mawo.

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Author profile picture Almut Otto is a writer and has over 30 years of know-how in the communications industry. She learned the trade of journalism from scratch in a daily newspaper and in a special interest magazine. After studying communication sciences in Munich, she worked as an international PR manager in the textile, shoe, outdoor and IT industries for a long time. For some years now, she has been concentrating more on her journalistic background. As a passionate outdoor and water sports enthusiast - her hobbies include windsurfing, kitesurfing, SUP boarding, sailing and snowboarding - she is particularly interested in keeping the oceans clean and shaping a sustainable future. In addition, she is always fascinated by the latest developments from the world's hardware and software laboratories.