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22.08.2018

Viva Vitsœ

Those who are firm believers that ‘good design is as little design as possible’ are likely to be familiar with the furniture powerhouse that is Vitsœ.

14.08.2018

A Beginner’s Guide to Varifocals

From the first patent for a 'blended' lens, awarded in 1907, to the cutting edge lens technology available today.

25.07.2018

Spectacle Making at Cubitts King’s Cross

We welcome another talented bunch of budding spectacle makers into our workshop.

18.07.2018

The Evolution of the Folding Eyeglass

Calshot Fold is our first folding frame, elegantly sliding into its diminutively-sized, handmade leather case.

11.07.2018

The New Cubitts Spectacle Case

Inspired by the slender spectacles cases that were so popular during the early 20th century.

09.07.2018

Introducing Cubitts’ Apprentice

We’re proud to announce that QEST have awarded our very own workshop apprentice with an official Spectacle Making Apprenticeship.

27.06.2018

Priory Green Estate, King’s Cross

To the east of the sprawling mass that is King’s Cross station, at the site where Calshot Street converges with Collier Street, sits Priory Green Estate.

14.06.2018

Calshot Street, King’s Cross

In 1938, what was once Grace Street and then Southampton Street, was renamed Calshot Street. And eighty years later, begot our Calshot frames.

14.06.2018

Collier Street, King’s Cross

Collier. Noun 1. A coal miner 2. A boat carrying coal 3. The name of the street that inspired our new stainless steel frames.

11.06.2018

The Cubitts × Tracey Emin Spitalfields Launch Party

Last week saw the launch of the latest in our series of charity cleaning cloths, this time designed by the acclaimed British artist, Tracey Emin.

08.06.2018

Cubitts × Tracey Emin

Presenting our latest cleaning cloth, designed by Tracey Emin CBE RA.

24.05.2018

A brief history of British spectacle sizes.

The human head comes in many shapes and sizes. But, as anyone who has ever spent hours grasping fruitlessly at frames will tell you, spectacles often do not.