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The Spectacle
ARCHIVAL ITEMS
newsletter
Cubitts Ltd
Europe: United Kingdom, England, London
October 2018
newsprint
overall: 367 mm x 291 mm

Inaugural issue of an in-house newspaper for customers and clients of an eyewear company. Printed in colour on x pages. Front cover reproducing a full-page painting by Charlotte Mei of pairs of spectacles by a bowl of flowers. Inside features include 'Friends of Cubitts' (collaborative designs with Tracey Emin and Leif Podhajsky, look-book style promotional photographs of models wearing spectacle frames from the avaialble range, 'Around the block' a guide to the local areas where each of the six Cubitts retail branches is located, an article about the Bauhaus movement in Britain, the bespoke service, interview with spectacle maker Matt Havercroft, feature on the Algha works, Cubitts Chess Set, Cubitts X The Rake (replica of spectacles from 'La DolceVita'), Solidwool (resin frame material derived from Herdwick sheep, as featured in the 'Fashioned from Nature' exhibition at the V&A Museum), interview with graphic designer Rob Lowe and frame image selections from the current range.


2018.841

Gift of Cubitts Ltd, 2018



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