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The Evolution of Etnia Barcelona


June 22, 2020

In April, Etnia Barcelona announced what it described as “an important structural change at the company,” with David Pellicer, president and founder, returning to take over management of the family-run business.  20/20 Europe spoke to the incoming CEO as the restructuring was announced. Etnia was founded in 2001 and started to grow with significant momentum in 2003. […]

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How Eyeglasses Protect and Improve Vision


June 15, 2020

FOR MOST AMERICANS, eyeglasses are an indispensable part of our daily lives. In the United States, more than 6 out of every 10 adults use some form of corrective lens – either over-the-counter or prescription glasses or contact lenses. Finding the appropriate glasses for your needs is very important, as they help not only correct our vision, […]



Etnia Barcelona – The David Bowie Capsule Collection


February 10, 2020

Etnia Barcelona is an Eyewear brand that has the overused “Thinking outside the Box” tag written all over them. Everything they do and touch is original and absolutely avantgard. Their campaigns always have a strong positioning and carry a message that goes beyond the eyewear collections they put out. And so, for this unique limited Edition […]



Lunor – Good Style is not a Matter of Time


December 16, 2019

LUNOR DRAWS INSPIRATION ON HISTORIC MODELS One’s own history and the roots one originates from create identity and shape one’s character – sometimes unconsciously, quite often consciously.The roots of the German glasses manufacturer Lunor include an own collection of antique frames and a huge passion for their varied design of shapes. The collected treasures go back to […]



Introducing BOZ Eyewear: Flower Power & Parure


December 9, 2019

Concept FLOWER POWER JANET and JICOTE are a variation of the iconic sunglasses model ILUSION from BOZ collection. The design and aesthetics are studied to adapt to prescription lenses, drawing on a more discreet stylistic repertoire while preserving the originality and the remarkable beauty of the original model. The know-how of the designer is expressed in the inventiveness and technicality […]



Pugnale – The Design Dagger Strikes True


July 22, 2019

One of the most beautiful and interesting lines of eyewear I saw at MIDO for the first time in person was Pugnale Eyewear out of Udine, Italy. Emanuel Pugnale, who has a long history with precision metal working machinery, founded this line in 2013 and the resulting products and designs are well worth a look. […]

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UV Protection All Year Long


May 20, 2019

No matter if it’s cold or hot, sunny or cloudy, summer or winter, the sun’s UV rays are always at play. American adults report experiencing trouble seeing, sunburnt eyes or eyelids, irritated eyes, red or swollen eyes, wrinkles around the eyes and even cancer on or around the eyes after prolonged exposure to the sun’s […]



Res/Rei: Artisan acetate – Eyestylist


April 15, 2019

Italian Craftsmanship harmonises originality and creativity in Oliviero Zanon’s luminous acetate designs for Res/Rei. The versatility and colour possibilities of acetate delivers vibrant, rich expressions to individualistic eyewear designs for men and women. Frames inspired by art, history, music, and sculpture are accentuated in a diverse collection of sought-after styles. Art and sculpture are among […]



Combat Digital Eye Strain in Style


February 18, 2019

Digital screens are a huge part of our lives with 80 percent of American adults reporting using digital devices for more than two hours per day and 67 percent using two digital devices simultaneously. While digital devices have greatly improved our day-to-day activities, they may also be causing a collection of symptoms The Vision Council […]



Pantone Thinks This Color Will be Your Shade in 2019


February 4, 2019

We had fun with Ultraviolet in 2018, but this year we’re ready to move on from the mysteries of the cosmos and dive deep into the ocean. Pantone, the self-proclaimed global authority on color, has declared “Living Coral” the color of the year for 2019. “Just as coral reefs are a source of sustenance and shelter to sea […]

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