Layered Lenses From Percy Lau

Pearcy Lau is a jewelry- eyewear designer that once a year comes up with unique looks for all of us to enjoy. This year he introduced a layered lens look, complete with gradient colors, tie on temples, foldable and primary colors.       … [Read more...]

3 Sculptures Made With Recycled Trash

For America Recycles Day we are honoring those who have the creative vision to take things we throw up and make into amazing pieces of art. This 9 x 7 foot tall sculpture sponsored by Costa was created by Washed Ashore and comprises of beach trash. Giant Eyeglass-Eyeball Sculpture is a billboard.. saying what we don't know. You can see … [Read more...]

Adlens Focuss Wins Gold at 2015 International Business Awards

August 2015 - Adlens®, the global leader in adjustable focus eyewear, is pleased to announce that AdlensFocuss™ was named the winner of a Gold Stevie® Award in the ‘Best New Product or Service of the Year - Consumer Products’ category in The 12th Annual International Business Awards.  AdlensFocuss, the company’s first adjustable prescription … [Read more...]

Pediatric Physicians’ Organization at Boston Children’s Hospital Wins Award

CHICAGO (Aug., 2015)* – Prevent Blindness the nation’s oldest volunteer eye health and safety organization, and the National Center for Children’s Vision and Eye Health at Prevent Blindness (NCCVEH) announced the recipient of the first-ever “Bonnie Strickland Champion for Children’s Vision Award.” This year’s selected recipient is The Pediatric … [Read more...]

Phor-gasmic Phoropter Art

Every year for National Eye Exam Month in August we do an annual post that highlights Eye Exams with either Eye Charts or Phoropters. Our search this year brought some some Phorgasmic Art that we just had to share. Window Dressing is an art form that everybody enjoys. This window included a phoropter face on a mannequin. Love the idea and why … [Read more...]

14,000 Used Optical Lenses Make Up This Work Of Art

I don't know how long this took, gathering together 14,000 optical lenses to make this gigantic eyeglass sculpture. The eyeglasses were donated by the Canadian Lions Club Eyeglass Recycling. Sea/See/Saw was created by Calgary-based artists Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett and the installation is over the Pera Museum in Istanbul. You can … [Read more...]

Giant Eyeglass Sculpture Lights The Way

Several months ago this Giant Eyeglass Sculpture showed up on our Timeline on FB. I just kept waiting to hear more, see where it was going and now we know. The Lighting was a commission by Happy Valley Optical in State College, Pennsylvania. Since 2005, Happy Valley Optical has supported the art community in the state college and have … [Read more...]

ClearVision Optical Wins Inaugural Deals of Distinction Award

ClearVision Optical Wins Inaugural Deals of Distinction Award Executives’ Association of New York City and Smart CEO Honor New York’s Top Business Deals Hauppauge, NY – 2015* – Optical industry leader ClearVision Optical was recently honored in the Executives’ Association of New York City’s (EANYC) inaugural Deals of Distinction Awards. … [Read more...]

Clearvision Announces Glassquerade Winners

I love Contests. I love Frame Design and the Glassquerade Contest from ClearVision combined fun, creativity and love of eyewear into some Eye-Catching Eyewear Art. The winners were just announced: 1st Place: Amanda from A to Z Eye Care in Arcata, CA with a Steampunk Inspired look. 2nd Place: Melody from Tifton Ophthalmology in Tifton, GA … [Read more...]

12 Upcycled Optical Lens Sculptures

Every year we do a reclaimed lenses or eyewear work of art post for Earth Day. This year we scoured google up to page 12 to find some unique works that artisans over the world are creating.  Here it is our annual listing of upcycled Eyewear and or eyeglass lenses works of art. 1.) Kylie-Fleur's "Self-Replication", an Installation of thousands of … [Read more...]

Eyeglasses Made From Upcycled Computers

Eyewear Art comes in all forms we are loving the look of computer eyewear vis a vis art sculptures. The USA generated over 2.4 million tons of e-waste in 2012. That e-waste contains harmful toxins such as lead, mercury, cadmium that leak into our waters. Which is why your a seeing more and more electronic recycling events. Fortunately today, you … [Read more...]

Eleven Eclectic Eyeglass Sculptures

Every year, we do a round up of eyeglass lamps-chandeliers. I know I have missed a few that were posted in some of the forums. This might be somewhat of a trend, not just the reuse part, but taking some of your vintage goods and creating shady sculptures. They are eye-catching, create a talk factor, unique and show a fantastic reuse story. 1.) … [Read more...]

Margherita Marchioni Reclaimed Eyeglass Art

Italian artist, Margherita Marchioni is known for her Found Object Art. She created a series of art reusing old eyeglasses and lenses. Morphing Everyday objects into works of art. 'Through this metamorphosis, I try to draw the viewer in to take a closer look at materials and objects that ordinarily go unnoticed and see them in a new … [Read more...]

Upcycled Optical Lens Art Sculpture By Ingrid Goldbloom Bloch

This is interesting, a welded metal bra reusing up cycled optical lenses. You can even see one that is a bifocal. Ingrid Goldbloom Bloch makes art from found objects. This is what she says: 'I see the beauty in common objects and hope that others will too. I use everyday items like steel nuts, washers, vinyl plumbing tubing, clamps and coke cans … [Read more...]

David Datuna Viewpoint of Billions Reusing Optical Lenses

David Datuna, is known for his artwork using reclaimed optical lenses. His series of art is called  Viewpoint of Millions made headlines and his latest work Viewpoint of  Billions incorporate Google Glass. Collages of images photography, newspaper articles are overlaid with optical lenses. A little more … [Read more...]