The name of this frame is Santarém, a city in the Ribatejo, Portugal, however is perfect for exploring Lisbon for the timeless design and delicate size. With a crumpled map in the pocket and a Herb Lester guide in the hand, Lisbon is within the reach of our steps. The concise information of the guides gives us the opportunity to make unexpected discoveries, like seeing the Tagus River between rooftops in a narrow alley near the castle or finding a bookbinder with decades of activity still in operation. Welcome to our city!
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….