This week we welcome a duplet of statement frames, featuring our first narrow facial width hinges.
We invited Aesop’s Tokyo-based Brand Curator, into our workshop and picked her brains while we were at it.
Grafton’s name derives from Grafton Place, a quiet side street just south of Euston station, in the district of Somers Town.
Those who are firm believers that ‘good design is as little design as possible’ are likely to be familiar with the furniture powerhouse that is Vitsœ.
From the first patent for a 'blended' lens, awarded in 1907, to the cutting edge lens technology available today.
Calshot Fold is our first folding frame, elegantly sliding into its diminutively-sized, handmade leather case.
Inspired by the slender spectacles cases that were so popular during the early 20th century.
We’re proud to announce that QEST have awarded our very own workshop apprentice with an official Spectacle Making Apprenticeship.
To the east of the sprawling mass that is King’s Cross station, at the site where Calshot Street converges with Collier Street, sits Priory Green Estate.
In 1938, what was once Grace Street and then Southampton Street, was renamed Calshot Street. And eighty years later, begot our Calshot frames.