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Design: Michio Akita
W 69 x D 69 x H 56.5mm


Aluminum 6063, Acrylic Lens


Alumite Finish, 65mm Lens,
2.5 Magnification (approx.)

This smart magnifier is made of aluminum, the light and strong material. It is cut-out in the arch shapes to gather the light at maximum to the lens, and its 3 legs stand easily on uneven surfaces. It is suitable for newspaper, dictionary, map and etc. The arch shape also allows to use the tweezers under the lens that is perfect for detailed works.
The uniqueness of this item is in the making process, the integral body is made from the aluminum ingot, shaved 6mm thick cylinder to about 1mm thick with the highest level of the processing technique. There is smaller size, Loupe 45 available as well.

  • Michio Akita

    Born in Osaka, Japan in 1953. He majored in Design & Industrial Arts at Aichi Prefectural University of Fine arts and Music, and graduated in 1977. After working at Kenwood Corporation and Sony Corporation, he works as a freelance product designer from 1988. His work rage is wide from household appliances to the public equipment.


    The less elements to the utmost limit, but still have enough function. The products are produced with the keywords “Solidity” “Style” and “Brilliance”. The brand was born in Takeda Design Project from Takada, the metal processing manufacturer in Tsubame, Niigata Prefecture.




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