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Nature is seldom matched in its beauty & simplicity. A prime example of this simple form & function are diatoms. Located in nearly every place that there is standing water, diatoms are single celled algae that encase themselves in beautiful glass shells. There are hundreds of thousands of varieties of diatoms all that build their own unique […]

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Early last year we launched our Fifty/Fifty collection introducing a brand new material, cellulose acetate, into our product offerings. This was a big step forward for us and we wanted to offer a little bit more information about acetate itself, how it’s made, and why we chose to use world-renowned Mazzucchelli cellulose acetate for our […]

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Melbourne winters can be brutal (for an Australian), so Lloyd Stubber decided to escape the cold and tour tropical Queensland. In Lloyd’s words: “Neither of us had ever been, but seeing that their winter is what they call the “dry season” and 25C, we locked it in without hesitation. Our plan was to pick up […]

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For the eighth installment of our “Journeys” series, we sent some of our shades along with Luke Byrne on a backpacking trip across the Tasmanian wilderness. The trip was the initial excursion for a project Luke & Co. are starting called The Adventure Handbook (find out more about that project and visit their Instagram at […]

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One of our in-house designers, Steve Ebert, recently went on a 2,600 mile roadtrip in a loop around the Northwest and brought some of our shades along. The trip began from our hometown of Portland, OR and snaked through Idaho, into Yellowstone and finally up through Glacier National Park. Just after the 4th of July, […]

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