“The phrase ‘less is more’, once told by the architect Mies van der Rohe, can be known, however is one that impressed me the most. When we choose to have fewer things, we value the objects that accompany us, we pay more attention to quality, to small details that make all the difference. In addition to my Grafolita notebook, the Charles & Ray Eames pen with a Sheaffer refill, my sunglasses Martim are some of the few objects I always bring with me and wouldn’t trade for anything.” John, designer.
RAMIRO PEREIRA PAULINO
PAULINO SPECTACLES, PORTUGAL
1st October 2013 We first met founder of Paulino Spectacles, Ramiro Paulino, in London around this time last year. Since then we have been delighted to see their fantastic progress into international specialist stores, and so we asked to catch up with Ramiro and colleague John in Paris just a few days ago….