THE MONC BLOG

Welcome to The MONC Blog, our Journal on all things that are happening and inspiring us in the MONC studio.

Repair for the Future

Repair for the Future

Glasses can be fragile, there’s no denying that, but they’re not always unrepairable. Repairing the things we own is a fundamental part of reducing our impact on the planet.
10 STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO HELP MAKE AN IMPACT

10 STEPS YOU CAN TAKE TO HELP MAKE AN IMPACT

We've taken our time to reflect on the IPCC 2021 Climate Change Report that has recently been published.
AN INSIDER’S GUIDE: LØKKA

AN INSIDER’S GUIDE: LØKKA

Explore Grünerløkka, an artsy centre of Oslo, Norway, that inspired our quirky frame Løkka.
An Open Letter on the Importance of Queer Expression

An Open Letter on the Importance of Queer Expression

Born out of repression and adversity, queer art has always been about stepping outside the comfort zone and searching out other ways of being. Now, it's politically charged legacy is being celebrated within this open letter to the world.
AN INSIDER’S GUIDE: MONTI, ROME

AN INSIDER’S GUIDE: MONTI, ROME

In the heart of Rome, you'll find the up-and-coming neighbourhood of Monti, busy with bars, shops and traditional restaurants, loved by a loyal local crowd. Every corner of this artsy neighbourhood inspired the elegant and subtle flair of our Monti frame.
Made in: The Wire Frame Workshop

Made in: The Wire Frame Workshop

Over a year ago, we started work on designing our most recent collection in collaboration with Oliver Spencer which would be our very first foray into wire frame design. Take a look inside our new wire frame workshop where our new collection was crafted.
MONC x Oliver Spencer

MONC x Oliver Spencer

Presenting a trio of frames inspired by the British south coast. Consisting of Lymington, Beaulieu and Osborne styles, each frame takes a bold approach to modern style while honouring the importance of everyday wearability.
In Conversation With: Oliver Spencer

In Conversation With: Oliver Spencer

Our Founder Freddie reached out to Oli as an avid admirer of what he does and with an opportunity to, as collaborators, create a specialist eyewear collection to match the quality of his clothes.
Taking Care of Yourself During Lockdown

Taking Care of Yourself During Lockdown

No matter where we are in the world,we’re all dealing with a lot right now. We’re looking at how to look out for each other and how to take care of ourselves. 
COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 Updates

Hi Everyone, we hope you, your families and communities are safe and well. We have created the following blog post...

Our Christmas Services

Our Christmas Services

With Christmas fast approaching, we want to update you on the services we will be carrying out throughout the holidays.
(re)introducing a classic

(re)introducing a classic

At MONC, we don't do new for the sake of new. We do new for good reason. That's why we're (re)introducing a better, less impactful version of three of our original designs. Earlier in the year we redesigned our Kallio frame and now it's the turn of Gràcia, Kreuzberg and Södermalm.