Design it Yourself: Canvas Eyewear

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Canvas Eyewear is a web-based company allowing users to design their own sunglasses for the mid-market price of $89. The idea is to let the individual take creative control, choosing from colors, patterns, and DIY graphic designs, which can be uploaded from the image file. At present, Canvas eyewear offers one frame and seven lens options. Their wares are made and shipped within a week’s time.








Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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