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Eyewear Returns to Florence

By Staff
Monday, January 16, 2017 12:25 AM The 91st edition of Pitti Uomo is currently underway against the evocative backdrop of Fortezza da Basso in Florence.

Sustainability Permeates Retail

By Staff
Friday, January 13, 2017 12:25 AM With two HQs – one in Milan and one in Shanghai – architectural firm Vudafieri Saverino Partners is one of the major international designers of spaces dedicated to selling goods.

“Greenery” Is the Color for 2017

By Staff
Monday, January 2, 2017 12:25 AM The Pantone Color Institute, the top authority in the color sector, which every year decides the trend-setting shades, has announced the color for 2017: “Greenery”.

Safilo Enters Wearables Category With New Strategic R&D Partnership

By Staff
Monday, December 26, 2016 12:24 PM PADOVA, Italy and TORONTO, Canada—Safilo Group and Interaxon, Inc., a leader in consumer brain sensing technology, are embarking on an R&D  partnership and licensing agreement.

New Canadian Eye Care Business Review To Support Canadian Independent Eye Care Practitioners

By Staff
Wednesday, December 21, 2016 12:21 AM TORONTO and MONTREAL, Canada—VuePoint IDS has announced the launch date of a new digital service for Canadian eyecare professionals. Canadian Eye Care Business Review (CECBR) will be a collaboration between VuePoint, publishers of Optik Magazine and InfoClip e-newsletters, Review of Optometric Business (published by Jobson Medical Information LLC.), Canadian eyecare practitioners and Canadian suppliers supporting independent eyecare.

Sisley Chooses Margraf Marble in Venice

By Staff
Wednesday, December 14, 2016 12:25 AM Sisley has opened Rich&Raw in Calle Vallaresso in Venice, a new concept store that summarises the brand’s fashion and cosmopolitan identity.

Luxottica Group Takes Over Salmoiraghi & Viganò

By Staff
Monday, December 12, 2016 12:25 AM Pursuant to the terms of the agreement signed in 2012 with Fenix Srl, formerly Salmoiraghi & Viganò Holding, Luxottica Group has exercised the option to acquire the remaining 63.2% of the shares in Salmoiraghi & Viganò.

Retail Now and in the Future

By Staff
Friday, December 9, 2016 12:25 AM Daniele Tirelli, president of Popai Italy – a nonprofit association set up to develop the culture of retail in the widest sense – sums up the situation in the sector.

Eleventy Meets the Murble

By Staff
Monday, December 5, 2016 12:25 AM For its SS 2017 men’s and women’s collections, Eleventy has chosen the surreal scenario of Henraux’s Cervaiole marble quarry on Monte Altissimo in Tuscany.

Exaggeration Becomes Essential

By Staff
Friday, December 2, 2016 12:25 AM Rooted in both tradition and innovation, Prada moves forward by constantly cultivating contrast: the banal turns precious, basic is made brave and beautiful, exaggeration becomes essential.

Barberini Bets on Eyewear Too

By Staff
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 12:25 AM In less than a year, the company known for the production of glass lenses, has launched its first eyewear collection. We talked about it with CEO Gianni Vetrini.

“Heroes” On Show in Rome

By Staff
Friday, November 18, 2016 12:25 AM David Bowie & Masayoshi Sukita are the stars of the “Heroes” exhibit hosted by Thesign Gallery of Rome and supported by Hard Rock Cafe Rome during Rome Art Week scheduled to run until November 19.

Music Combines With Fashion in Trussardi eyewear

By Staff
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 12:25 AM The #visionaryelegance 2016/2017 project stems from an idea conceived by Gaia Trussardi, the brand’s Creative Director, and from her lifelong love for music.

The Italian Trade Agency Is Close to the Eyewear Industry

By Staff
Monday, November 14, 2016 12:25 AM Following the success of the workshop in Miami, the Italian Trade Agency (ICE) continues to implement actions in collaboration with Anfao. We spoke about this with ICE President, Michele Scannavini.

Alessi Circus By Marcel Wanders

By Staff
Wednesday, November 2, 2016 12:25 AM With the Fall/Winter 2016 collection “Alessi Circus”, Marcel Wanders has designed a whole family of objects for Alessi that excite, surprise and astonish, evoking the spectacle usually found under the big top.
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