FRESH, YOUNG, INNOVATIVE AND FROM AUSTRIA.
As a young company, we love to think differently and to actualize our ideas. For this reason, the first prototypes were started in early 2016. After countless attempts we finally made it. We have made everyday eyeglasses from old books and broken jeans. It is precisely this attitude, which makes it possible to make the impossible, that makes us different and runs through our company as a common thread.
WE ARE AGAINST PRODUCTION ABROAD AND IN CHEAP LABOR COUNTRIES.
The exploitation of helpless workers is a thorn in our eyes. That is why our goal is to keep value added in Europe. A production in Austria was particularly important to us. Directly with the view of the beautiful Danube, every frame has been handmade by ourselves in our small manufactory in Aschach on the Danube, with attention to detail.
My Name is Florian Hermuller, I’m 27 years young and the founder of B.EAN.S . In the past I’ve attended several technical schools and worked as technician. Not only my work as technician helped me to get there where I am right now, moreover I am into crafting things since I was a little child.
I can remember several worth mentioning stories about past ‘inventions’. One Sunday, for instance, I thought I have to build a motorbike. So I took an old damaged bicycle and the engine of a motor scooter and welded them together. I was about 8 years young when I did this.
I know that is crazy but I simply like to make stuff. So I was able to develop the needed skills which led me to my project of manufacturing a sustainable alternative to conventional eyewear.