SILMO Istanbul 2019, a trade fair that’s here for the long haul

Bringing innovation, dynamism and unity to the Turkish optical industry, SILMO Istanbul welcomed optical professionals from the MENA region to the Istanbul Expo Center, from 21 to 24 November 2019.

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CircumEye #2

If you love eyewear, avant-garde design, independency, networking in a relaxed atmosphere and good vibes, then CircumEye is the trade event to visit

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SILMO Istanbul

The International SILMO Istanbul Optical Fair proved, last year, that it has become an indispensable exhibition of the optical sector in a short time. With its geographical location, Istanbul showed to be an indispensable part of the optical trade with its role as a bridge between Europe, the Balkans, the Middle East, Central Asia and North Africa.
This Year, the 6th of the fair strengthened its position sector with confident steps, by growing, and put a signature to many innovations !

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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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Christophe Pillet – Chairman of the Jury SILMO D’OR 2019 awards

A French designer and interior architect of international renown, Christophe PILLET is appreciated for his “clear expression, pursuit of simplicity and essential design.”

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