Dot Dot, How it all begain
25 April, 12:00
How it all began..
Published by Maksim Tourou in Technics
From Sabae, Japan to the world stage
Dot Dot: An Origin Story
It began at the Mido eyewear fair in Milan, Italy. Michael assumed Italy produced the finest eyewear in the world. He found that wasn’t the case. Michael’s initial interest in the matter became something he wanted to investigate further. And so, Michael found himself in Sabae. A small town outside of Osaka, Japan. There, he found over 200 factories and a man everyone referred to as ‘The Master’. The Master lived across the road from his eyewear factory and attended a meeting with Michael in his pyjamas and slippers. He showed Michael some of his favourite pieces that he’d made over the years. Many people wanted to work with this man for his ability to create premium sunglasses. Michael grasped the opportunity to work alongside ‘The Master’ so they may create and distribute premium quality eyewear to the general public. Michael stated, "Sabae is where I met the Japanese master who has over 60 years’ experience creating Japanese style eyewear, he is considered a national treasure."
From one day in Italy, a burning desire to find an answer to a question and a ‘Master’ in a small Japanese town. Dot Dot was born.