Check out the article “A Vision for Design” by Jennifer Gilhoi in the 2011 Autumn/Holiday issue of Artful Living magazine. It features a few talented individuals…
who happen to be architects…
who, by nature, happen to love & appreciate great design…
who happen to wear specs by…
you guessed it…
Click here or on the Artful Living logo for a link to the magazine. See pages 152-158 for the article.
In 1983, Mel Rapp of Toronto, Canada began creating his unique vision of eyewear. His collection, known as rapp, has evolved quite a bit since then, but he has kept intact the concept of “old-fashioned work ethics and modern technology.” While in New York this year at the Vision Expo, we learned that Mel and his team of 5 hand-craft (truly handmade, not just a claim), assemble, and finish each piece. They complete maybe ten pieces per day. This is unheard of in the industry. The result, however, is art. These are very limited shape and color combinations, some of which we only ever see once. Truly unique! Here are some of the new pieces that just arrived. Click on any of them for full view.
…and there are many more to see and try on. Stop by Specs Optical before they are all gone!
SAVE THE DATE :
Wednesday February 23rd, 2011
12 Noon – 7pm
Gabriel Gestin, expert on all things Anne et Valentin, will be visiting Specs Optical to see you! Come meet him and let him show you all the gorgeous, brilliantly-colored eyewear that Anne et Valentin has to offer.
An opportunity to let a beautiful Frenchman enhance your specs life!
Meet Gabriel from 12 Noon – 7 PM.
As always, food and beverages will be provided.