What’s cool? The Minimalist Nannini Compact 1.

“Minimalism” is a word rich with meaning but, ironically, the word appears to have lost much of its meaning.  It’s been overused, and the word is used thoughtlessly where it lacks the necessary context to indicate whether it means the same to all. And a lot of the time, it doesn’t!      As it happens, there are various methods of practicing Continue reading


Nannini Reading Glasses: A Marvel of Italian Design & Engineering [VIDEO]

There’s something special about the way the Italians approach design, isn’t there? The style, the look, the feel—and the unique way they combine design and engineering—is something we Americans envy. Especially eyewear professionals. Yes, they make some cool cars, designer clothing, and other products, too. So, in honor of fine Italian design, we present you Continue reading


What’s Cool Now?

As the Internet’s principal purveyor of cool reading glasses for men and women, we’re often asked “what’s cool these days?” We salute the many who acknowledge our outstanding sense of trends in popular culture and further present the first on our list of that which is cool now: Copenhagen Copenhagen has been cited as the happiest city in the world Continue reading