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Scott Urban – Urban Spectacles

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(Image from Urban Spectables)

Scott Urban of Urban Spectacles makes beautiful custom glasses out of all sorts of stuff including…

Vinyl records
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Wood
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Aluminium
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His philosophy:

“It is past due time that our conception of eyewear be revalued. The current trend of eyewear mocks our creativity and ability to shape the way in which we look in and look through our spectacles. Creating eyewear from scratch allows one to be an active participant in the customization of the frames which will rest on their nose….”

Read more.

See them all here.
If you’d like a pair, you can read about Scott’s custom process. It all sounds very thorough, incredibly customised and ever-so awesome. I really like the wooden frames.

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