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.
From the first patent for a 'blended' lens, awarded in 1907, to the cutting edge lens technology available today.
We welcome another talented bunch of budding spectacle makers into our workshop.
Calshot Fold is our first folding frame, elegantly sliding into its diminutively-sized, handmade leather case.
Inspired by the slender spectacles cases that were so popular during the early 20th century.
We’re proud to announce that QEST have awarded our very own workshop apprentice with an official Spectacle Making Apprenticeship.
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.
In 1938, what was once Grace Street and then Southampton Street, was renamed Calshot Street. And eighty years later, begot our Calshot frames.
Collier. Noun 1. A coal miner 2. A boat carrying coal 3. The name of the street that inspired our new stainless steel frames.
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.
Presenting our latest cleaning cloth, designed by Tracey Emin CBE RA.
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.