GLASSES ARE BECOMING A FASHION CRAZE

At this blog, we recently praised the fact that glasses are taking their rightful place in the design world. We also emphasized that this is happening at a good time, since more young people, especially Londoners and other urbanites, are in need of glasses to correct computer-induced myopia. Both of these trends reflect not only … Continue reading “GLASSES ARE BECOMING A FASHION CRAZE”

GLASSES TAKE THEIR PLACE IN THE DESIGN WORLD

Clerkenwell Design Week takes place between May 19 and 21 this year. The event’s website boasts that the clerkenwell area of Islington, North London “is home to more creative businesses and architects per square mile than anywhere else on the planet.” And the annual event gives them the opportunity to exhibit their creative ventures to the … Continue reading “GLASSES TAKE THEIR PLACE IN THE DESIGN WORLD”

NEAR-SIGHTEDNESS ON THE RISE

London researchers have recently found that short-sightedness appears to be on the rise throughout Europe. The study finds that nearly half of all Europeans in their mid-to-late twenties need glasses to correct their myopia. That’s about twice the figure for the general population, although in the UK near-sightedness affects one-third of all residents. Predictably, this … Continue reading “NEAR-SIGHTEDNESS ON THE RISE”

Y-CONCEPT – SIMPLE, COMFORTABLE, LASTING

These amazing new frames are designed and made in Fukui, Japan. After the designer devoted himself to designing and researching eyewear, he invented unique mechanisms within the spectacles to enhance durability and stability for every day wear and hence, The “CONCEPT Y” products were launched in 2004. He is “the unique artisan” who manufactures and designs every piece of eyeglass.

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