Ahlem

“I love glasses; is it cheesy to say that? What defines you more than your glasses?”

Ahlem Manai-Platt

www.ahlemeyewear.com
Andy Wolf

“What really drives us are three, completely different questions: who we are, what we do while we‘re on our way and who we are lucky enough to have with us to share the experience. It‘s basically our definition of life. Regardless, if you need glasses or just feel like wearing some.”

Katharina Plattner

www.andy-wolf.com
Cutler & Gross

“I refuse to consider making rimless frames, Cutler & Gross is not in the business of making frames that pretend they are not there.”

Tony Gross

www.cutlerandgross.com
Garrett Leight California Optical

“Venice plays a major role in my life, it’s where I’m from originally. The main thing that inspires me from Venice is the characters that live here, people that fly under the radar.”

Garrett Leight

www.garrettleight.com
ic! Berlin

“The fact that human beings have just two eyes is very restrictive when designing eyewear – to be honest…”

Ralph Anderl

www.ic-berlin.de
Kilsgaard

“Minimalistic design is really maximalistic design work”

Henrik Bonnelycke

www.kilsgaard-eyewear.dk
l.a. Eyeworks

““Be it Leonard Cohen, Vivienne Westwood, Antoni Gaudí, surf culture, or whatever. We just knew there was another frame design paradigm out there waiting to be born.” ”

Barbara McReynolds

www.laeyeworks.com
L.G.R.

“The real handmade in Italy is not a writing on a label, the real handmade in Italy are the hands of the people that work, like here in this small laboratory, and create a product of true quality.”

Luca Gnecchi Ruscone

www.lgrworld.com
Moscot

“It’s all about the people”

Kenny Moscot

www.moscot.com
RVS by V

“Look at the future from within the quality of the past.”

Vidal Erkohen

www.rvsbyv.com
Selima

“I could do eyewear just like everyone else. I could open a regular optical shop, but then why would people choose me?”

Selima Salaun

www.selimaoptique.com
Yellows Plus

“ We are not too concerned with temporary trends, but instead we pursue the ideal of creating styles which will be appreciated by wearers for a long time.”

Toshiaki Yamagishi

www.yellowsplus.com