Wearable technology is here to stay. It means the tech needs to look better and Google Glass definitely needs a makeover. Google just announced that they will partner with Luxottica. They will put together a team to “design, develop and distribute a new breed of eyewear for Glass,” which Luxottica CEO Andrea Guerra expects to… More Google Glass Partners with Luxottica
Found these lovely vintage images of three women wearing bathing suits and fabulous eyewear!
Photo by Eye Respect, great job! Both amazing glasses and a badass photo showcasing them.
Jono Hennessy is a family business from Australia, for three generations the family has been devoted eyewear artisans. Jono Hennessy, son of optician C.H Filmer Sceats, grew up watching his father doing eye exams and fitting fashionable glasses. Exceptional quality and fit is as important as the look, his father told him which is clearly… More Colours by Jono Hennessy
Haven’t heard of Smoke & Mirrors yet? Well, remember the name as you’ll probably see a lot more from them in the future. The brand was newly founded in New York and has brought together a worldwide team of designers with design studios in New York, Paris and in the heart of Tuscany. By looking… More Meet Smoke & Mirrors
Bex Spex is a San Franscisco based eyewear brand. Founder Rebekah Kouy-Ghadosh is a licensed optician and has great experience with helping people finding the right frames. Through that process she was able to see people’s need for eyewear that fits a smaller face focusing on that for the inaugural line. All of the eyewear… More Bex Spex
French eyewear designer Thierry Lasry at Silmo Paris.
Swedish eyewear brand Vasuma made alien glasses for Berättarministeriet’s Alien Supermarket. Berättarministeriet (“Ministry of Storytelling”) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to inspire children, aged 8-18, from areas of high unemployment to conquer the written word. Their work is based on the understanding that strong writing skills are fundamental for participation in a democratic and pluralistic society. Their work… More Eyewear for Aliens to inspire children to write
I really like the feeling of these photos shot by San Francisco based Kristina Varaksina for the Spring & Summer eyewear collection of R.G.S.F. Model: Khrystyna Kazakova
This brought a smile to my face. In this ongoing series titled Unlikely, artist and photographer Giuseppe Colarusso imagines bizarre and humorous objects, each of which is either technically impossible, improbable, or simply useless in its proposed design. See some 50+ additional concepts over on his website.