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For the fifth installment of our Journeys photo essay series we follow along with Shwood Collaborator Jess Bianchi on a road trip from San Francisco to Oregon. Jess and his friend Emily drive his van along Highway 101 on the way up– pulling over to camp, search for waves, explore the redwoods, and truly experience […]

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For the fourth installment of our Journeys photo essay series we follow along with Shwood Collaborator Tara Michie on a 3-day trip to Kaua’i, Hawai’i. Tara has spent most of her life on the Big Island and O‘ahu, so going to Kaua‘i for the weekend is always an exciting little adventure. Traveling between the islands is […]

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Our Fifty/Fifty Instagram Contest is back for June! To celebrate the recent release of our new Fifty/Fifty acetate collection we are holding a monthly Instagram photo contest to showcase your best “Fifty/Fifty” themed images!  Each month will feature a different theme- the theme for this month is “Water”. The rules are simple:   1.) Follow @shwoodshop […]

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Introducing the latest chapter in our quest to experiment with nature, the Fifty/Fifty Titanium Collection. Featuring frames cut from a single sheet of high-quality titanium and paired with domestic hardwood temples, the brand-new Fifty/Fifty Titanium Collection is a sophisticated combination of premium materials. Lightweight and completely hypoallergenic, titanium offers unmatched comfort and durability. And with our handcrafted […]

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Here at Shwood we are constantly searching for creative inspiration in our endeavor to experiment with nature, and recently came across the amazing work of Singaporean artist Keng Lye. Keng utilizes acrylic along with layers of resin and 3D objects to create stunningly realistic portrayals of aquatic life. Keng’s description of his work, via This […]

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