Ming Dynasty Eco Friendly Bamboo Eyewear-Yii Collection

Another eyewear company comes into the eco friendly eyeglass arena, with bamboo eyewear, Designer Chen Chun-Hao and artist Huany To-En have created the Yii Collection of bamboo products, the eyewear just being one of the varied designs they have made.  Source Habitat

Smith and Norbu Eyewear’s Sustainability Statement

When I’m trolling around on the Internet looking for new eyeglasses, I always read the About section. I was so impressed with Smith and Norbu’s  (www.smith-norbu.com) About Page, Just had to print it, how many other companies actually provide this information about their corporate mission?  Smith and Norbu manufacturers buffalo horn eyeglasses From Smith and Norbu […]

Lopsided Eyewear- MicroMega Ottica From Italy

Micromega Ottica Eyewear from Venice Italy has what I would consider lopsided, but maybe that is just my personality. Totally unique, handmade to order, eyeglasses from Italy, a perfect reason to go to Venice.

Wood Eyewear by Herrlicht

Furniture designer Andreas Licht launched a wood spectacles collection, Herrlicht,  several years ago that even the hinges are wood. Many eyewear designers who use wood, still use metal parts, not Herr Licht, 100% of his limited edition, handcrafted eyeglasses are made from wood. When you go on the site, be sure to watch the video […]

141 Eyewear Giving Back To Those In Need

We love eyecare companies that give back. When we ran across 141 Eyewear, who give eyewear to those who don’t have glasses, we are impressed. Starting out small, they are located in Portland, Oregon in the Pearl district and will be branching out to other areas as the grow. Kudos! From the website: Every day, you […]

Spectacle Eyeworks- Eyewear Carved From Canadian Maple

A unique touch, these carved wooden eyeglasses are made with Canadian Maple. Available from  Spectacle Eyeworks. The temple design is reminiscent of totem poles.  For a closer look or to find where to get them visit their site Spectacle Eyeworks

Eco Collection By Modo Recieves ECV Validation Label

New York,– ECO, the first line of affordable luxury eyewear to bring environmental responsibility to the forefront,  announces today that the collection has become the first-ever consumer brand and eyewear collection to receive an Environmental Claims Validation™ (ECV) from UL Environment (ULE), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Underwriters Laboratories (UL), a world leader in product evaluation. […]