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Colored glasses for AOC by Hans Hollein

21 Jan

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“The idea came very quickly — while I was talking on the telephone”

“The AQQ Index is not to be thought of as an end, but an arrow that points.

The arrow points happily.

A photograph of a piece of furniture is not a piece of furniture; the same
is true for painting, sculpture, architecture or whatever. ”

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Colored glasses for AOC by Hans Hollein

JAPONISM 2012 Bamboo Collection

4 Jun


Japanese optical design house JAPONISM takes its name from the phenomenon of the same name, that addressed the rising interest and observance of Japanese art and fashion from the 19th century. The label prides itself in the blending its traditions and artistic integrity through elegant, functional design and high quality. Those trends continue throughout JAPONISM’s 2012 Bamboo Collection of frames — a line that capitalizes on the handsome renewable wood whose color properties age gracefully through extended use. Each vintage-inspired frame is hand-made from bamboo sourced from Kyoto, Japan. You can check the dealer list here to find a JAPONISM stockist near you.

Contego: Bellow Sunglasses

29 Sep


Brooklyn-based eyewear brand Contego announces the release of The Bellow, named after the American Nobel Laureate Saul Bellow. The quality crafted sunglasses feature CR39 lenses with 100% UVA/UVB protection and temples fitted with stainless steel optical spring hinges. All three are now available at finer Contego stockists, including the brand’s webstore.

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