Sunday, October 27, 2013

Custom-Made, as in One of a Kind, Eyewear from Lee Allen

"That’s impossible, Rhode Island School of Design president John Maeda said when optician Lee Kuczewski told him he could make him a pair of custom frames from scratch," notes a post from the Providence Journal. “'So then Lee gets out his camera and starts photographing my face,' Maeda said. That’s the first of many steps Kuczewski and business partner Declan Halpin take when creating bespoke eyewear, a service offered by their company Lee Allen Eyewear. A couple months later, they presented Maeda with a pair of rectangular frames made out of navy blue acetate, a glossy lightweight plastic.'The final glasses are just so beautiful,' Maeda said." Read more.

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