Limited Editions for Creative Minds
Dillinger Optics create limited-edition artisanal eyewear. Taking style cues from the mid 20th century and modernising them for the future. A twist on the time line of humanity and an extension of the Atomic Age. Designs inspired by space travel and unlimited possibilities from an era where products were built to last.
We are Dillinger Optics.
For creatives and humanists that appreciate the detail and tradition of master craftsmen. It’s our dream to make the world more beautiful in any way we can. We are an Australian company that focus on small batch, premium eyewear with our manufacturing partners in Japan. We are about art, music, design, fast machines and the people we love. Explore, do good things, be kind and enjoy the journey! Dream big from team Dillinger.
The Dillinger “RONIN MK1”. A re-invention of classic styling and original quality from the 1950’s. Designed for global wanderers who live a life less ordinary. Each pair encompasses the rich heritage of Japanese craftsmanship and the abiding values of precision, balance and artistic discipline.
The “Firefly MK1” is a core model from the Dillinger Originals collection. Hand crafted in Japan to specifications that command respect. Art meets design to create timeless vintage cool. 100% uni-sexy and suitable for prescription lenses.
Manufactured with premium 100% Italian Acetate, triple barrelled hinges and green tinted G15 lenses. Available in Dark Havana Torte, Original Gloss Black or Matte Black. The Hellcat is a timeless unisex design with “cats eye” styling reminiscent of the early 1960’s.
Change the way you see the world.
Dillinger Optics was created by artist, designer and musician Ben Frichot. Over a 25 year career Frichot’s creative and design work has featured with artists including The Hives, Stray Cats, and Foo Fighters through to industrial design for the Australian S.A.S. and Special forces. He is an artist and commercial designer renowned for reimagining vintage aesthetics. These same values are the focus of Dillinger LTD.