Of course for our hand made eyewear we need hand made leather cases and to keep true to our Made in England ethos we have sourced these beautiful hand stitched and classically shaped leather cases. Designed by Fan Optics they will be embossed with our Fan Optics logo to complete the look but for now here is [...]
Our latest samples have arrived ready for this weekends photoshoot at Studio Private in East London. Below are a few snaps of Ailen, Colby, Denver and our latest optical frame Osbert meaning ‘Inspired’. We will be updating the blog and website over the next couple of weeks following our photoshoot with new range photos, interviews [...]
Last week we took a visit to the ‘Beauty in the Making’ exhibition hosted by GFSmith in collaboration with key creative institutions, including It’s Nice That, Monotype and the British Council’s Architecture, Design and Fashion department. The event was held in Victoria House Basement, a 22,000 sq.ft. venue in Bloomsbury, the raw ceilings and exposed [...]
Just received our branding stamp through the post. This will be used to brand the inside of our glasses during manufacturing. We are looking forward to seeing samples of how this will look and will upload some images on our blog over the next couple of weeks.
Over the weekend we met with a potential supplier for the Fan Optics cases. This is a big part of the final product so over the next few weeks we will be sampling and re sampling to get the right result. The main material for the cases will be leather and all will be handmade. [...]
In Our hunt for colour research in order to extend the acetates we use we came across these amazing pictures. whether you’re a snake lover or not these are undeniably beautiful and immediately excite our swatch sourcing senses. I can envisage some amazing frames just looking over these. A Little about Guido . . [...]
We Like to keep you posted on all Fan Optics progress . . even the small parts which go into creating a brand identity. Our recent addition is this bespoke rubber stamp we intend to use for business cards and other stationery collateral. This vibrant blue is starting to feel like a signature of ours [...]