Vinylize at OPTI Munich C4.507

Vinylize will be showing at OPTI again this year. We will have our new Executive line out as well as frames worn by Robbie Williams, Fred Durst and Mick Fleetwood.

The booth will be our grandest yet. More squared meters and fancy decorations. See you there!

January 06, 2016 by Zachary Tipton

"MEET THE DESIGNER" USA TOUR - AUSTIN, TX

Tipton Eyeworks, the creators of Vinylize are bringing their collection of luxury eyewear to the United States. Zachary Tipton founded the company in Budapest in 2004 after 3 years of developing a method to craft high quality, durable eyewear from vinyl records. The entire collection of 60 pieces as well as limited edition box sets are being shipped from Europe.

Tour started in New Mexico and second stop will be Austin, TX. For one day only - December 3rd, 2015 Santa Fe Optical (1601 W. 38TH Street) will host an exclusive trunk show. From 10 am to 5.30 pm Zachary Tipton will style the local crowd with vinyl frames. 

 The Vinylize collection is available only in black. Many of the 60 shapes are made from communist recordings of Lenin speaking and recent dubstep. Limited edition sets featuring custom designed frames made from the vinyl of Pink Floyd, Bob Marley, Madonna will also be on display. Join us and be the first to select from the latest F/W 2016 releases.

November 20, 2015 by Zachary Tipton

Vinylize Backstage

Vinylize takes you behind the scenes. 

The sacred location where the stars prepare for a show and relax afterwards has generally been off limits to mortals.

Unless you create something special enough to be there.

Florence's Road Whores laugh it up.

Yo! Where is your Vinylize, Gary? With Robbie's Atlantic Horns.

Katie White of the The Ting Tings checks out Fred Durst's custom Vinylize.

Major Lazer's (a.k.a. Diplo) Walshy Fire sporting a pair of  Goodes.

We will be touring this year with the backstage set up 

Vinylize Remasters Lazaretto

Another beautiful black disk remastered into yet another luxurious pair of eyewear. 

Jack White's Lazaretto was a pleasure to work with. At more than 2mm thick it sports luminous deep grooves probably due to the fact that the record plays from the inside out.

Built with 6mm thick horn textured Italian cellulose acetate lamination and 5 barrel riveted hinges, the sense of quality is completed with gradient Zeiss lenses. 

Packaging and display is crucial for a piece of this caliber. The inside of the custom made box is decorated with the album cover. The box is laser engraved textured faux fur.

Limited to 3 sets, this edition is not available to the public.
March 26, 2015 by Zachary Tipton

Bob Marley Remastered

Vinylize had so much fun with the blue Pink Floyd set that we decided to continue the tradition and celebrate Bob's 70th birthday.

His posthumous Legend release has been reissued as a tricolor pressing a la Rastafarian flag.

This leads to some very unusually colored vinyl and the resulting frames are asymmetrically colored.

Both models are yellow in the center with either red or green on the sides. The Tosh model (available as a classic Vinylize frame as well) is sized for men. Riveted 5 barrel hinges hold the temples together.

The Henneman is sized for women and is also available as a classic Vinylize color. 

The temples are also asymmetrically airbrushed, though it is almost impossible to tell because you never see both temples at the same time unless the frame is closed.

Legends is laminated onto vintage Italian Acetate and the temples sport matching temple tips.
Both the frame and the case are beautifully packaged (with the remaining vinyl holding it in place) in a custom gold lettered box. Featured on our site are the models Tosh and Henneman. Both Legend models have been modified with the addition of airbrushed metal temples.
The frames are not for sale and available only to members of the Marley family. The Bob Marley box sets will be available for viewing at MIDO in Milan and in our Budapest showroom.