Akira Ishiwatari – Portrait of a designer

Imaginative designer, Akira Ishiwatari, and raised in Tokyo, first started working in an optician store age twenty years old. Akira has over 30years’ experience working with glasses. Arguably the most interesting aspect of an optician’s work is actually creating lenses fitting lenses into certain glasses, making contact lenses, preparing special types of lenses such as bifocal or trifocal lenses. While the processing of lenses is technical, it also necessarily involves design.

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Greek Handmade Frames

When arriving at the production facilities of GHF (Greek Handmade Frames) 45km away from Athens, near its international airport, the first thing that strikes you is the ultimate peace and harmony of the landscape surrounding it. It could be a place of meditation.

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Our Children’s Vision

At Our Children’s Vision we want to support every child in obtaining the education they are entitled to and we want to make sure that vision problems do not deny them that right or reduce their quality of life.

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