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It is all about passion and personality

Kilsgaard Eyewear is a Danish design eyewear brand with an international perspective. Their frames are a modern and urban tribute to Danish design classics created with passion for simplicity and elegance. At Kilsgaard Eyewear they do not follow trends and dogmas to be hip or fashionable. They stay grounded in simply elegant design which never goes out of style. Their latest collection stays true to their vision and consists of beautiful eyewear that will enhance the personal style of the...

Vision Quest: Designer Billy Reid on His Eyewear Line and His Relief Efforts

Fashion designers tend to gravitate to certain cities—New York, Milan, Paris. Less likely is Florence, Ala. (or anywhere in Alabama, for that matter). But that’s why it appealed to Billy Reid, the iconoclastic designer known for serving his whiskey straight and his menswear with a dash of Southern swagger.Reid is devoted to this small town, where he set up headquarters for his namesake luxury brand and from which he oversees the running of his 13 (and counting) shops across the country. It’s...

Coating Implants with Bioactive Glass to Promote Implant Fixation

Shutterstock |  edwardoliveWhen implanted in the body, bioactive glass triggers specific biological activity which forms a layer on the glass surface with a material similar to hydroxyapatite. This layer enables the bioactive glass to form a firm bonding with both soft and hard tissues.Due to this behavior, bioactive glass has become the subject of intensive research to explore its potential use in the repair of damaged bone. Also, thanks to their biocompatibility, these bioactive...