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4 Tips For Picking Out Bespoke Eyewear

  Let Your Optician Get To Know You First it is important to determine if your new glasses will be worn for a fun and casual setting or for a more formal business environment.  Then we need to establish what kinds of things you liked and did not like about your last pair of glasses, and what your optical requirements are.  Was your last frame heavy and always slipping down your nose?  Was the color of the frame too bold or just right for your personality? Choose The Right Color and Shape It is important that the color and shape of your frame not only compliment your natural coloring and face shape, but also enhance your personality.  As an example...

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Daniel Brunson


Choosing Perfect Frames

This post was originally published in the Tulsa World on April 15th, 2014. When choosing plastic frames you always want to start with a proper bridge fit. This means that you want the frame to properly fit the bridge of your nose. The wrong fit will not be comfortable and the frame will not look as good on your face. The second thing is to make sure the top of the frame follows your brow line nicely, and that the shape complements your jaw line and bone structure. In other words you want a frame shape that is flattering to your face shape. This does not mean that some people can only wear certain shapes, but for any person there...

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Daniel Brunson


The Art & Science Of Eyewear

I am passionate about art and science.  I see the optical industry as this nice harmony between those two forces.  On one side you have the eyewear design aspect, which allows for free flowing creativity among artists.  As a designer you also have to understand the other side.  The other side is filled with opticians fitting lenses into your frames and then subsequently fitting your frames onto their client’s faces.  It is that second part that makes eyewear a very technical product.  It is one thing to make beautiful art, but it takes a very different set of skills to combine something beautiful with something as scientifically functional as a set of prescription lenses.  The designer and the optician each...

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