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...]

Our #1 Pin: Spiderman Optical Illusion

It has been two years since we started our Pinterest Boards. I thought I would share with you our #1 Pin or Repin and let you know how effective Pinterest can be. Kurt Wenner’s Amazing Spiderman Street Art. This has been repined 2771 times, 704 likes and over 47,000 impressions. … [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...]

Oceanic Eye Art We Love For National Week Of The Ocean

National Week Of The Oceans starts March 29. We are celebrating with fantastic Ocean Inspired Eye Makeup. Oceans are important to every single organism in our planet. In fact we would not be alive if it wasn't for oceans. The air we breath, the water we drink, the food we eat from fish to peanut butter. Your medicine cabinet most likely includes … [Read more...]

Optical Fun: Eyeglass Cartoon Design Project

I don't know much about this.. as it came from a Cartoon Design Contest. The theme was Eyeglasses. I thought was interesting as the cartoonist were from Hungary, Turkey, Russia, Romania and other places in Europe. Also interesting if you look at where the artist is from and the 'subject' matter, it is really a political … [Read more...]

World Of Senses Art Project

When I first saw these mirrored lenses, my first thought was great.. this will make a good post about mirrored lenses. The more I looked at them, I realized these would make a better post on the importance of an annual Eye Exam. These wonder works of nature could never been seen if you don't take care of your eyes. Chinese Photographer Huainan … [Read more...]

Really Clever Sunglass Optical Illusion

It is getting harder and harder to tell if images are faked or photo-shopped. With technology today, people, things are realistically put into situations and scenes that look real. However, there are other ways to deceive the eye without the use of editing software. An anamorphosis is an image which is distorted and must be viewed in a certain way … [Read more...]

Eyeglass Lens Sculptures By Rhona Gedge

How many sunglass lenses do you thrown away? Inside of throwing them away you can send them to Rhona Gedge an artist who is reusing optical lenses and creating optical lens sculptures. These were made with recycled lenses. some with prescriptions in there which will change the perception of the view.  She says: 'I am intrigued by how the eye works, … [Read more...]

Eyewear Art Week: Movie Poster Glasses

As many of your know, many movies have made many eyeglasses famous. Risky Business (wayfarer) Top Gun (Rayban) Terminator (Gargoyles) We constantly get asked and I am sure you do what, what eyewear is that! I want that! We love this Eyewear in the Movies Poster interpretation on Deviant … [Read more...]