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Eco wins the iF Design Awards

Eco wins the iF Design Awards

Eco FW19 Recycled metal collection by Modo has been awarded with the Gold distinction in this year’s prestigious iF Design Awards. This ollection of eyeglasses comes with a magnetic sun clip-on that with a simple snap, transforms them into sunglasses. The magnet is seamlessly integrated in the rim-lock of the slim metal frame and completely

A brighter future

Modo’s “Buy a frame – help a child see” program has reached a new milestone: one million children helped. The comprehensive program, fully sponsored by the company and in partnership with Seva Foundation, works in underprivileged areas in India and provides free vision screenings and teacher trainings, optometrist exams, and when needed, free prescription glasses

Industrial design roots

Modo’s exclusive collaboration with the Italian designer Valerio Sommella gets an update for the FW16 season with two new opticals and one new sun shape, each with six color choices. The VS1 capsule reduces the size of the Polyamide rim to reveal the frame’s architecture, calling attention to the innovative design that makes Paper-Thin Titanium

Modo Premium Partner of the Sauber F1 Team

Modo ha signed a partnership to become Premium Partner of the Sauber F1 Team. The partership has kick off during the Italian Grand Prix in Monza and is for the remainder of the 2016 Formula One season. The Modo branding will appear on the mirrors of the Sauber C35-Ferraris. Furthermore, the entire team will also

Eyecare Community to Come Together and Take the World Sight Day Challenge on Oct. 8

Members of the North American eyecare community are gearing up once again to support and celebrate Optometry Giving Sight and its annual fundraising campaign, the World Sight Day Challenge held throughout September and October. This year’s Coalition members include ABB Optical Group, Alcon, AllAboutVision.com, CooperVision, Essilor, Eyefinity, FYidoctors, Marchon Eyewear, Vision Source, VSP Global and

Recycling is part of the designers’ DNA

The philosophy of many designers has been marked by one consistent element: recycling. A striking example is Budri’s Earthquake 5.9 collection of furnishings and upholsteries, designed by Patricia Urquiola. The idea began with the use of marble and semi-precious stone fragments that came from the sheets damaged by an earthquake that had hit the company.