999.9 (Four Nines) is a brand established in September 1995 in Japan. As some of you may have had experienced, wearing eyeglasses out of size is painful and stressful.
Since eyeglasses are items placed on our faces; a delicate part of our body, Four Nines eyeglasses frames are designed under consideration of Asian facial characteristics. Therefore, Four Nines aims to provide eyeglasses frames which would retrieve people from those stresses. Moreover, Four Nines aims to provide people with eyeglasses frames delighted to be worn.
The name of our brand, 999.9 (Four Nines) is originated from the quality indication of pure gold. The word 999.9 engraved on the ingot of pure gold has the meaning of supreme purity in its quality. Identically, Four Nines is at all time pursuing at a supreme purity in its quality through continual efforts and attempts, aiming for a 1000, Therefore, Four Nines had been continuously improving for a new possibility and will attempt to provide eyeglasses frames at the highest level of quality.
‘Glasses should be fine tools’ – Four Nines consider eyeglasses as a result of compatibility of both function and design. It is difficult to conclude it in one word, but to venture, we could say that it is to provide eyeglasses demanded by direct users. By responding to users requests and demands and by involving them into our function, Four Nines’ eyeglasses frames improved in its functionality. At the same time, design makes its evolution. For Four Nines, the progression of its function means the evolution of design, again, the evolution of design means the elevation of its function. You may had heard some voices from eyeglasses users, that they suffer from pain on their noses or ears, or maybe that they are bothered by stained marks on their noses. These distresses have been a matter of course, since the point of contact made between our faces and eyeglasses are surprisingly small. In fact, eyeglasses are only supported by two particular points when worn, our noses and ears. Therefore, 999.9 (Four Nines) intends to provide people with eyeglasses which could reduce stress of wearing eyeglasses and to get them worn with comfort.