Under a partnership with D&R Optical S.R.L., owner of the Spain-based Zen Barcelona Eyewear, Kingdom Eyewear (based in Sacramento, Calif.) is the exclusive North American distributor of Zen Barcelona in the U.S. The Zen Barcelona collection consists of frames made from a combination of materials including colorful acetates, sheet aluminum and stainless steel. The company has put a strong emphasis on ecological production techniques, using such materials as recycled aluminum and organic acetates as well as coconut fiber and other organic, non-pollutant materials. More than 30 new styles are released each year. Colors are vibrant and strong, ranging from pink, purple and red to black.
PHILOSOPHY: We are grateful for our strong relationship with the makers of Zen Barcelona, a brand which embodies a lifestyle of individual expression,” says Stephen Fournier, CEO of Kingdom Eyewear. “We share their mission of focusing on superior quality and diversity and embrace
their consciousness for ecological-based production.”
PRICE POINT: $$$$
CONTACT: For additional information, contact Kingdom
Eyewear, (888) 575-5011;
Founded in 2005, Zen Barcelona Eyewear has recently expanded into international markets and is currently sold in 41 countries. Zen Barcelona works with the University of Barcelona (UAB) Department of Innovation and Technology to investigate new materials for the design and production of