A month ago Coco Song was running a design competition sponsored by Area98 with the Harim Accademia Euromediterranea. The competition was an opportunity for design talents to showcase their CocoSong Eyewear interpretation. The following are the five finalists of the first CocoSong Award . “Zhe Zhi” by Selene Cassarino, “Dissect” by Roberta L’Episcopo “Roots” by […]
Launched in April 2016, the first-ever tutoring project for the eyewear world – by Safilo in association with L’Uomo Vogue – has reached its conclusion. The finalists of the three competition categories are young creative talents who reinvented the eyewear frame with originality while respecting the competition’s guidelines, i.e. to blend heritage with innovation. They […]
This is impressive, the wood-like mask is really made with leather and some wood thrown in. This remarkable leather with some wood mask. Definitely a piece of artistic yet wearable work. Flogglewerks
Jewelers, Metalsmiths, wood-workers, artists and architects have all had their hand in the design and production of eyewear. Jacqueline Lung, a jeweler created a special run of five limited edition sunglasses called Archytas. The Archytas are ‘named after Archytas of Tarentum, an ancient Greek mathematician commonly cited as the inventor of screws, in reference to the […]
With the release of Titan Minimal Art Pulse in March 2016, Silhouette aimed to celebrate the success of its iconic glasses with a vibrant update. More than 10 million Titan Minimal Art frames have been sold worldwide since its launch in 1999, proving that this innovative style is at the forefront of rimless eyewear. The […]
We love this infographic on Famous Eyewear from Pop Culture. It came to us from Sunglass Warehouse. Everyone from Harry Potter to Tina Fey wearing iconic eyewear, because who doesn’t recognize without eyeglasses?
One the most famous Parisian optical stores is The House of Eyewear, run by optician Sandrine Da Costa Pereira. The two-storey boutique situated in the 8 district of Paris, combines the rich style of French interior design with vintage french ceramic tiling and chic designer furniture. Owner and optician Sandrine Pereira was quoted as saying: […]