Swedish eyewear brand Vasuma made alien glasses for Berättarministeriet’s Alien Supermarket. Berättarministeriet (“Ministry of Storytelling”) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspire children, aged 8-18, from areas of high unemployment to conquer the written word. Their work is based on the understanding that strong writing skills are fundamental for participation in a democratic and pluralistic society. Their work is inspired by 826 National.
“Children can play with and try out glasses that are supposed to excite the imagination and provide unprecedented writing powers!” says Vasumas Steffen Sundelius.
“The creativity in the shop will activate the imagination and encourage children to write before they go through the secret door of the writing workshop.” says the author Dilsa Demirbag-Sten who is in charge of Berättarministeriet.
The alien glasses look crazy and cool, like a tiara but on your nose. It wouldn’t surprise me if they one day can be found any regular shop!