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Illustration of Debbie by Jennifer Orkim Lewis and attributed to August Wren

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Summer Sensations

26 Jul
2013

Our stores are currently stocked with an assortment of sun glasses sure to satisfy the most  discerning  of clientele.  While you frolic in the surf this summer, or recline in repose upon a chaise lounge, be sure to protect your precious eyes!

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Brian Jones and Keith Richards, photo: WENN/ Bob Bonis

Channel your inner Brian Jones or Britt Ekland and select  from our extensive collection of  hand crafted reproductions of iconic designs by Oliver Goldsmith.

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  These distinctive styles  reflect the irreverence and vitality associated with the 60’s and 70’s.  If you choose to holiday with reckless abandon,  at least be wearing a vital accessory.

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The Space Between

22 Jul
2013

 

Specimen of Lace, William Henry Fox Talbot circa 1839-1845, National gallery of Canada

Specimen of Lace, William Henry Fox Talbot circa 1839-1845, National Gallery of Canada

An  indication of good design is the achievement of a critical balance between form and negative space.  This  rule applies as well to the production of lace as it does to the manufacturing of eyewear.

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  l.a. Eyeworks has filled a niche of sorts with a collection that has left things out.  Using state of the art techniques to perforate stainless steel, this innovated company  has created  delicate patterns by combining open space with dense texture.

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  Because they  reference a contemporary trend of  using  perforated steel  in industrial design and architecture, these frames are truly of the moment.

Housing Hatert by 24H architecture, photo by Boris Zeisser

Housing Hatert by 24H architecture, photo by Boris Zeisser

 

 

 

 

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