The consumer wants to know! With that concern, manufacturers are constantly seeking out new products and materials that are eco-friendly. Crafting Plastic Studio is one such design studio that worked with scientists to produce a new bio-plastic for the creation of biodegradeable eyewear. Eyewear from plant based materials such as castor beans are becoming more […]
For National Dog Day, August 26, we are featuring Australia sunwear company Oscar and Frank. Why.. because Oscar and Frank love dogs so much the name of the eyewear company is the name of their dachshunds Oscar and Frank. Made with Mazzucchelli Zyl acetate, featuring seven barrel hinges, the line is a mid price fashion sunglass […]
Spanish Eyewear company, Nina Mur demonstrates to us that the art of wood eyewear is not over. Marbling is their key to transform an ordinary piece of wood to a arty fashion eyewear look. Using water, they ‘impregnating the wood with dyes, creating one-of-a-kind pieces’. The turnout looks like a geode rock or a piece of […]
Pittsburgh, PA, 2016: Paws N Claws Eyewear celebrated their 5th birthday in July of 2016. As a special gift to their customers, they filled the month with special social media graphics and promotions, and the biggest gift of all: online shopping. They celebrate this 5-year milestone birthday alongside another noteworthy occasion: the ASPCA’s 150th anniversary. […]
I love the new Ikat sunglass collection from Fusters. I fell in love with Ikat after visiting ikat weavers in Lombok, Indonesia. The art of ikat is a weaving process that the thread is tie-dyed before. The end result is a wave type of pattern similar to a lie detector beep. Many years ago in […]
New eyewear company Tangata, is re-inventing wood eyewear. This video shows they take silk scarves and layer them onto wood frames. Fabrics have been used for years in eyewear, we like the mixed use of both silk and wood.
LaVeta Eyewear is handmade in the Andalusian area of Spain. This beachy sunglass style is numbered and limited to only 50 pieces. The lenses are by Carl Zeiss Vision with full 100% UV Protection. The wood sunglasses are customized by hand by Wearbeard the artist and inspired by BIBO by Dani Garcia. The solid sustainable American Maple […]