Highlights

Garrett Leight Californian Optical

19/11/2013


Beauty, youth, art, fashion, photography, music, architecture and design in general inspire us as individuals and reflect our brand." Garrett Leight.There is a genetic predisposition to the talent? To this question science has already given an answer, but it . [...]

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Sunday Somewhere

19/11/2013


The brand Sunday Somewhere has its base in Sydney and their philosophy could not be more simple: we do not promise a better life and we do not need catchy slogans. Our glasses are beautifully crafted. Point. Nothing more to add.Characterizes their work a wear. [...]

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And they lived happily ever after?

20/10/2013


Delicate, sensible, romantic, beautiful and obviously intended for an unavoidable happy ending. These are the Disney princesses we all know.Too perfect? Seems to think so the artist Herr Nilsson who chose to show them under a different perspective.Armed to th. [...]

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Japonism

13/10/2013


With the term Japonism (from the French Japonisme) we refer to the influence of Japanese art on European culture.It is no coincidence that the exhibition presented by photographer Naoya Yamaguchi in 2012 was called "The Japonism": his works, exhibited for two. [...]

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Nimbus by Berndnaut Smilde

13/10/2013


The atmospheres created by Berndnaut Smilde are incredibly surreal thanks to its ability to recreate inside enclosed spaces real clouds.His works seems an hallucination and recall the work of René Magritte: the idea is to question the function of the arc. [...]

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Black Ink power

03/10/2013


Do you remember art history? One of the possible definitions of pointillism was "A technique of painting in which small, distinct dots of pure color are applied in patterns to form an image". The work of Japanese Kenji Alucky consists in break up the ima. [...]

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Cricklewood's itinerant town square

25/09/2013


In London, more precisely in Cricklewood, is born the first itinerant town square.The initiative, launched on 31 August, was funded by the Outer Found London and the final intent is to demonstrate that public spaces are useful to the community.Spacemaker a. [...]

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Save the date

20/09/2013


Charismatic and eccentric style icon, with an unerring sixth sense: she was Isabella Blow, muse of the designer Philip Treacy.In London, from November 20 to March 2, will be held an exhibition in her honor: "Isabella Blow: Fashion Galore!"On display will . [...]

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We propose a toast!

19/09/2013


We have chosen to inaugurate the new organization of the categories with a subject that involves several senses. So we want to impress you talking about wine, beverage that, as we all know, to be really appreciated, should be analyzed by appealing to sight, s. [...]

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We need to change...

18/09/2013


It's been almost six months since we published the first article on our blog. We were really excited because finally we had the opportunity to exchange opinions and impressions with you, together discovering new materials, new shapes and new trends.Howeve. [...]

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A walk along the Moldavian

10/09/2013


Prague is an interesting labyrinth of historic buildings, museums, typical restaurants and gardens. A European capital in which I was glad to spend a few days before returning finally from holiday.You will be fascinated by the colorful souvenir shops that. [...]

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Bellinger: nothing beats the original

31/08/2013


Black is modest and arrogant at the same time. Black is lazy and easy - but mysterius. But above all black says: I do not bother you - do not bother me. "Cit. Yohji Yamamaoto, Japanese fashion designer.The return from the holidays can be a very delicate momen. [...]

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Oliver Peoples

06/08/2013


The Oliver Peoples glasses give off a discrete charism, of other times.But you can not say that was discreet the face that made ​​them famous: Andy Warhol, brilliant artist to whom we dedicate this article to celebrate the day of his birthday.Everything s. [...]

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Two at one

01/08/2013


What could ever have in common a pair of glasses and a collection of sandals?No, I am not referring to the fact that they are both accessories that go straight to the heart of a woman, not only that!The sandals on the cover, designed and manufactured by Gianl. [...]

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Time of great achievements

29/07/2013


Sixty years have passed since the conquest of the highest peak of the world (8848 meters!) and Bally celebrated the conquest of Everest with a collection dedicated to the event. An important anniversary for the Swiss brand, were in fact the boots Reindeer . [...]

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Berlin Design: Ic! berlin

11/07/2013


This is the last stop on our tour of Berlin. We were fascinated by the philosophy adopted by Kuboraum  and enchanted by the irreverent spirit of Mykita. To conclude, today we go to Mitte to learn about Ralph Anderl and ic! berlin.The adventure of Ralph. [...]

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Berlin Design: Mykita

09/07/2013


Moritz Krueger, Philipp Haffmans, Daniel Haffmans e Harald Gottschling. Have you recognized them? You may not know their names, but surely you have already heard of their glasses: with their desire to dare and try out new ideas, ten years ago, they founde. [...]

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Berlin Design: Kuboraum

09/07/2013


In 2006, Berlin was crowned "City of Design" by the Unesco, is trendy and boasts a lively and large population of emerging artists. In the ex quarters of the workers, open up new trendy clubs and private galleries inside which the artistic movement finds n. [...]

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Ten years of Mykita

05/07/2013


The German brand Mykita celebrated its tenth anniversary and, for the occasion, has entrusted its advertising campaing 2013 to the friend and photographer Mark Borthwich.As location they chose Berlin, the place where ten years ago they started their increbibl. [...]

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pLAtOy Eyewear

20/06/2013


Until a short time ago, to buy a pair of pLAtOy glasses , it would be necessary to book a flight to Japan. Now - finally - they may be found in European stores who have made of the niche design a vocation.The creative mind on which rests the whole project i. [...]

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Maison Bonnet

11/06/2013


Today we bring you to Paris to talk to you about Maison Bonnet, where the family Bonnet writes the history of haute lunetterie since 1930 making glasses for an exclusive clientele. Even famous faces, such as Yves Saint Laurent, Maria Callas and Jacques Chi. [...]

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Karen Walker

05/06/2013


The age, we are sure, it's just a number that has little or nothing to do with beauty and class. Knows something about Ari Seth Cohen, the brilliant mind of the blog Advanced Style .Used to photograph the finest ladies of New York for his blog, he has co. [...]

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FrankLo

04/06/2013


Today we go to Rome, in Via del Leone, where, a few steps from Piazza San Lorenzo in Lucina, we find an optical shop unique in its kind: FrankLo of Maximilian Savo.The space was designed by the architect Gaia Pagani and it is inspired by the 50’s Swedish. [...]

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3D printed eyewear

27/05/2013


Chris Anderson, well known essayist and director from 2001 to 2012 of Wired magazine, called 3D printing as the spark of the third industrial revolution.The topic is hotly debated, but certainly something is changing: is demonstrated by the work of the U.. [...]

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The Great Gatsby - Massada Eyewear

17/05/2013


It released yesterday in Italian cinemas the last work directed by Baz Luhrmann and starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Carey Mulligan and Tobey Maguire. "The Great Gatsby", based on the novel by F. Scott Fitzgerald, characterized by an anachronistic and vibra. [...]

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Activist Eyewear

14/05/2013


Their models are designed in Brooklyn and produced in Japan, but we saw them in Italy during the 2013 edition of Mido.  The brand is young and the choice of name is not accidental: in spite of the success, they refuse the large-scale production to fo. [...]

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Function and seduction

09/05/2013


Everything starts with the portrait of Mae West made ​​by Salvador Dalì: a room where all the furnishings, considered on the whole, make up the face of the American actress. An original work exhibited in the Dalì Museum in Figueres, which entered the. [...]

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Suzy Glam

30/04/2013


In 2009 we were fascinated by his jewelry-sculpture that went to make up the Frozen collection: flowers and twigs finely covered with plastic material which at first sight might seem ceramics. Today inevitably arouses our interest the launch of its first. [...]

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Art is a pair of glasses

24/04/2013


Contemporary art may not like it, and sometimes it can be difficult to understand, but it has the ability to focus on the reality and its problems: exactly like a good pair of glasses, it is capable to correct our vision of the world. The work "Occhiali d. [...]

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Flower Power

24/04/2013


It seems that fashion in 2013 will remedy this spring that is giving us rare sunny days. Romantic floral prints are placed gently on clothes and accessories ushering in spring in our wardrobe. On pastel colors are printed leaves, petals and buds, but al. [...]

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Heart of stone

22/04/2013


The design sector is driven by a constant desire to experiment materials until recently unthinkable. And so the cement, always considered rough material for construction, is chosen to carry out delicate decorative elements and bends in elegant shapes. G. [...]

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Check this out

19/04/2013


If you love the work of Alain Mikli  you can’t suppress a smile hearing about Patternity. Starting from the meaning of the term pattern becomes easy to understand the key points of this new movement that seems to affect art, fashion and design. T. [...]

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Tsunami Design

18/04/2013


The Milan Design Week is over, seven days during which Milan confirm its role as the capital of design and worldliness. As usual, the Fuorisalone animated streets and squares of an extraordinary vitality hosting inside dozens of happening.There have bee. [...]

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Out with the old, in with the new

11/04/2013


It is emerging as one of the trends of the moment: use - or rather reuse - materials out of the ordinary to make frames with classic lines. 2012 was the year of the wood used for frames with strong vintage flavor. In line with this trend, DDD's Sk8Shad. [...]

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Lost in Art

09/04/2013


Today I want to test your sense of observation: you had a good look at the pictures on the cover? Did you see him? It is Liu Bolin, a Chinese artist also known as "the invisible man". As you have surely guessed, by painstakingly painting his body, it i. [...]

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34th America's Cup

09/04/2013


Today I'll let our weak point: a mad passion for the world of sailing, side effect of our bond with the sports brand Slam Eyewear . Needless to say then that we are counting the days that separate us from the Italian leg of the World Series for the Ame. [...]

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David Bowie is back

09/04/2013


Unconventional hero and versatile artist, David Bowie is once again the center of attention. Almost concurrently with the launch of his album "The Next Day", the Victoria and Albert Museum held an exhibition titled "David Bowie is." The exhibition exp. [...]

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Hapter: reflect past, anticipate future

02/04/2013


A colorful fusion of people, ideas and creativity: this is the Mido Design Lab. In the exhibition halls, surrounded by innovative materials and original forms, you will come across companies with a story to tell. "In 2009 it was found a pair of glasses. [...]

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Wooden Design

02/04/2013


Wood is back in fashion: we appreciate the vintage effect, its ability to represent a link with the past, the appeal to nature. Famous designers have chosen to use it to create objects with innovative lines intended for new areas of use. Let's start wi. [...]

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A tutto tondo

27/03/2013


  There are frames that do not donate to all the faces, glasses that seem to require a strong personality to be worn. I'm thinking to two circles that perfect encased in a golden frame, auctioned in 2007 for $ 1.5 million. As if the mere obje. [...]

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Keep it simple

27/03/2013


  Copenhagen is a city full of contradictions, combining history and modernity, tradition and innovation: on one side the residences of the royal family and the wonderful old buildings, on the other hand the modern design of the Balck Diamond and the ne. [...]

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Pantos: a timeless style

27/03/2013


Their style vintage and chic fascinated celebrities like Johnny Depp, Andy Warhol, Renée Zellweger, Woody Allen and even the eclectic Lady Gaga.Let's talk about pantos: their appearance immediately evokes the '40s and '50s, however never goes out of f. [...]

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Who said the glasses are worn only?

27/03/2013


Stuart Haygarth never ceases to amaze with its beautiful chandelier made from discarded objects and recycled materials.In particular, we were impressed by Spectacle, built in 2006 in two sizes. In this case, the spectacle is made un of more than a thousand gl. [...]

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