All Frames

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Sports eyewear at Opti

With their products pertinent to all four seasons, sports eyewear distributors at Opti Munich were keen to capitalise on the needs of outdoor enthusiasts with a broad offering. Sean Rai-Roche reports

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Interview: Prue Leith

With a penchant for the bold and colourful, Great British Bake Off judge Prue Leith has become an overnight eyewear icon. She talks to Simon Jones about eyewear confidence and a collaboration with Ronit Furst

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Evolution of Opti

Change was in the air at this year’s Opti Munich trade show. Simon Jones reports

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Opti Munich report

Amidst the glitz and gigantic stands of some exhibitors was a different kind of offering to delegates, with ethical, sustainable eyewear proving a big hit at this year’s show. Sean Rai-Roche reports

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Which? report 2019

Optician looks at the findings of the annual customer satisfaction surveys in which opticians are ranked the best and the worst in the UK

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Structured thinking

Simon Jones reveals the ingenious engineering behind some the latest fashionable frames

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Winter is here

Zoe Wickens looks at the latest winter sports eyewear on the market this year

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LAB directory 2019

Optician presents our guide to the optical labs throughout the UK and Ireland, with each company given the opportunity to provide an insight into the services they provide

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Touchdown in Tokyo

Simon Jones travels to Japan to take in Asia’s leading optical trade show, IOFT

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Profile: Viega

Creating beautiful products which complement the lifestyles of thoughtful individuals started as a hobby for Thomas Gell, it has now grown into the eco-friendly eyewear business Viega. Chris Bennett finds out more

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Silmo: Innovative eyewear

Zoe Wickens visited Silmo Paris 2018 to see the latest eyewear and catch up with companies from across the world

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Silmo: Licenses to kill

Simon Jones caught up with Thélios CEO Giovanni Zoppas to talk about the company’s plans and what the license landscape might look like in future

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Knowledge factory

TD Tom Davies has opened the doors to its factory to help its customers go beyond the brand and explore its inner workings. Simon Jones reports