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Şener Besim Shares The Inspirations Behind His S/S '17 Luxury Eyewear Collection

Şener Besim Şener Besim Spring/Summer '17 CampaignŞener Besim, simply put, is the luxury eyewear label to know. Founder Besim, born in Australia to Albanian and Turkish parents, has created an eyewear collection that embodies the merging of cultures where "youth, freedom and design meet tradition, form and technical excellence."For his Spring/Summer '17 line the Ottoman Empire has proven to be an inspiration, here he has channeled the complex geometries and intricate mosaics in his design...

Shwood Innovates Sunglasses Made with Surfboard Resin

In a world of plastic and acrylic sunglasses, we’re lucky the down to earthy dudes and dudettes at Shwood disrupted the status quo with their nature-inspired frames made from wood, titanium, and now surf resin.Say hello to the radical Surf Resin Collection (made in the USA from Shwood’s Portland-based workshop).In a recent collaboration between the experimental eyewear brand and Shaper Studios— a DIY surfer workshop-meets-surf-shop inspired by So-Cal’s surfer culture— Shwood unveiled four new...

Are you ready to pay $1,500 for the world’s first holographic smartphone?

RED, the company better known for high-end film cameras has announced the world’s first holographic smartphone. The USP of the device dubbed ‘Hydrogen One,’ is that it features a virtual-augmented and mixed-reality holographic display.The device comes in either aluminum or titanium casing. It will be powered by Google’s Android operating system and is available to pre-order today.For those who do not know, RED has made its name by selling high-end film cameras used to create Hollywood movies...