Entries by Roberto

Happy Easter

Easter is approaching and, like every year, we dedicate our showcase in this period to Easter. This time, however, it wants to be a slightly more thoughtful Easter, dedicated to reading and also, why not, to good company, perhaps with whom to discuss about the readings  just finished. This showcase specifically presents 4 literary works […]


Entering the world of optics in 1946 as an employee of the historic company SAFILO, Urbano Vascellari will then open near the Rialto Bridge in Venice the current activity taking the name of “L’ottico di Rialto”. 75 years after that 1946, we wanted to celebrate this milestone with a dedicated line that inside the auction […]

The Plague Doctor

  This month’s showcase, in which the mask of the Plague Doctor is well displayed, make us think about the fact that at the moment this “black” period has not yet abandoned us. But as the Doctor of the Plague “treated” or visited the plague victims and the sick, trying to heal them, we hope […]

XMas 2021

Happy holidays 2021! This year’s showcase is dedicated to the Nativity and to the release of our latest book about the history of eyewear in Japan.

Let’s fight Myopia with the Stellest ™new lenses

Playing, working, reading, discovering the world … Did you know that most of learning takes place through sight? The more a child develops myopia at a young age, the faster myopia itself progresses. Diagnosing myopia in time allows you to preserve your baby’s sight and visual health. You can try Essilor® Stellest ™ lenses, a […]

75 years of art and profession

18 October 2021. From today, our family has dedicated 75 years to this indispensable craft which in the meantime has become a profession or as they say today, a “Mission” for us! A special thanks to all our loyal customers who have allowed us to achieve this goal.


The twelfth edition, 9 to 17 October 2021, presents site specific installations, exhibitions in private galleries, hotels and museums, workshops, enhanced reality paths, face-to-face and online conferences to discover design meant as a complex process that starts from practical needs to reach the project. The theme proposed for the 2021 edition “DESIGN FOR ALL” is […]

Il Giappone in punta di naso

IL GIAPPONE IN PUNTA DI NASO This Summer 2021’s showcase is dedicated to Japan and a very special exhibition. To coincide with the opening of the “XXXII Olympic Games in Tokyo”, an exhibition dedicated to the evolution of eyewear in the Land of the Rising Sun opened on 3 July 2021 at the Eyewear Museum […]

Day of remembrance

A pair of eyeglasses sometimes can help us not to forget the cruelties inflicted due to aberrant ideologies