Sandro Gonnella Tailored eyewear “A frame has to be unique, just like the person who wears it”.
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The tailored eyewear course

In 6 lessons Sandro Gonnella will illustrate how a dialogue with the customer, various inspirations and technology can give rise to a true masterpiece "Made in Italy." All the secrets and tips for talented young people from the most appreciated "eyeglass tailor" in the world.

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the programme

  • 30_09_2014 30_09_2014
  • 07_10_2014 07_10_2014
  • 14_10_2014 14_10_2014
  • 21_10_2014 21_10_2014
  • 28_10_2014 28_10_2014
  • 04_11_2014 04_11_2014

lesson n° 1

Knowing your customer means being able to design the perfect eyewear. How to establish a genuine relationship and intuitively use small details to choose the features of the finished eyewear.

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lesson n° 2

Designing a tailor-made frame. How to take inspiration from art, architecture and the local territory and then imagine the perfect pair of glasses for each customer. Creative interaction with the client.

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lesson n° 3

From the design to the pantograph. Cutting the nose pads, the lens and the rim: the primordial frame takes shape. Feedback and interaction with the customer.

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lesson n° 4

Having obtained a basic model with the pantograph, now all sharp edges and the excess material left by the first mechanical cutting must be removed skilfully by hand.

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lesson n° 5

How to obtain the characteristic curve of the bridge of the glasses by using the Clavulus. In addition, how to choose and manually apply the perfect endpieces for any type of temple.

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lesson n° 6

Once the tumbling has been completed in a specialised laboratory, it is time to apply the "signature" that a young outstanding craftsman Made in Italy should use to take his place in the world. To conclude the customer experience, a suitable handmade case must be chosen and all the elements in detail must be given a final cleaning.

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Info about this Maestro

Info about this Maestro

Sandro Gonnella has produced one-of-a kind pairs of glasses for over 10 years, designed and hand crafted according to the desires and needs of each individual customer. Now appreciated all over the world, the tailored experience that Sandro offers is a perfect balance between technological innovation and excellent craftsmanship, which is able to accommodate requests and suggestions that are incompatible with any other production process.

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