3D printed glasses have hitherto been made from nylon or a similar polymer, but Bruges-based Hoet, after four years' research an development, has now made a rather stunning pair of 3D-printed titanium spectacles: Made in Belgium - that's the name and the provenance. View more below...
Monday, 11 November 2013
Sunday, 10 November 2013
It comes to something, in my head at least, when you can describe 1990s as vintage. Nevertheless, that's is what these are: Nina Ricci sunglasses in tortoiseshell acetate with a subtle cat's eye. These are the first of a number of posts of frames from Lunettes London, so if you're quick you can snap these up for a rather reasonable £55.
Tuesday, 5 November 2013
If you've never bought a pair of glasses from a shipping container, now might be your chance. Boxpark in Shoreditch is a collection of pop-up shops assembled like Lego near the Overground station. There, until 24 November, is Playn Eyewear, a lovely collection of good-quality acetate frames. It's not an opticians though, so have your prescription at the ready and get a decent pair of specs, fully glazed, all good quality for £125. Oh and if you can't get along to Shoredicth in the next three weeks, you can do it all online: Playn Eyewear. Playn simple!