As an optician, lens and eyewear maker, and co-inventor of smart eyewear technologies, the below provides a sampling of collaborative work alongside Declan Halpin and others. Declan and I purchased a Massachusetts-based family eyewear factory in 2010 after my mentor passed away, and we rebuilt it into an American-made eyewear brand called "lee allen eyewear". We had a great run and lots of learnings; the factory was later sold to a private party overseas. After this, we went on to build another business co-inventing, designing, and prototyping smart eyewear products alongside an electronics company for a number of years.  
On very rare occasions, I'll create a custom frame for a client. I will consider advising or consulting for visual technology / smart eyewear companies on production, design, optics, or data. My main focus is now primarily bringing clarity to the data side of smart eyewear and visual technology ecosystems. 
A huge thanks to photographers Christian Harder, Ricky Chapman, and Raber Umphenour, as well as our dear friends for modeling our handmade lee allen eyewear collections.  
Above: Photography by Raber Umphenour and Lee Kuczewski. Frames, designed and handmade in collaboration with Declan Halpin at Lee Allen Eyewear.
Above image / Photography Ricky Chapman / Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by A.W.
Photography above by Ricky Chapman and Lee Kuczewski / Handmade Eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by A.W. 
Photography by Ricky Chapman / Handmade Eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by J.D.
Above images / Photography Ricky Chapman / Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by J.D.
Above images / Photography Ricky Chapman / Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by M.T.
Above image / Photography by Raber Umphenour/ Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear /Studio.
Above image / Photography by Ricky Chapman / Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by A.G.
Above image / Photography by Ricky Chapman / Handmade Eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by O.A. 
Above image / Photography by Ricky Chapman / Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by A.G.
Above image / Photography by Lee Kuczewski / Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Izydor.
Above image / Photography by Raber Umphenour/ Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear /  In Studio, Mitering Temples.
Above image / Photography by Christian Harder / Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by A.W.
Above images / Photography by Lee Kuczewski / Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Izydor.
Above image / Photography by Christian Harder / Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by K.B.
Above image / Photography by Christian Harder / Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by H.B. 
Above image / Photography by Christian Harder / Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by J.D. 
Above image / Photography by Christian Harder / Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by H.B.
Featured work in "Digital Handmade: Craftsmanship and the New Industrial Revolution" by Lucy Johnston / Thames & Hudson Publishers / Lee Allen Eyewear / Custom3D printed eyewear + custom made for J.M.
Photography by Lee Kuczewski/ Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear /Custom made for C.M. 
Photography by Lee Kuczewski/ Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear /Custom made for C.M. 
Above image / Photography by Raber Umphenour/ Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Studio. 
Above image / Photography by Lee Kuczewski/ Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Custom for P.S.  
Above image / Photography by Ricky Chapman/ Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by M.T. 
Above image / Photography by Ricky Chapman / Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by J.D. 
Above image / Photography by Ricky Chapman/ Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by J.D.
Above image / Photography by Lee Kuczewski/ Handmade buffalo horn eyewear by Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / for AJS. 
Above image / Photography by Ricky Chapman/ Handmade eyewear by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Lee Allen Eyewear / Modeled by O.A.
Smart Eyewear
While building "lee allen eyewear", Declan Halpin and I started a smart eyewear R&D consultancy called "Polarity Projects" -- helping companies design and build new smart eyewear products from 2014-2017. We co-invented a number of novel patents in the smart eyewear space, though due to the confidentiality and respect for our clients, much of this work is not public. 
A sample of mid-to-late generation smart eyewear designs is below. Integrations included voice activated audio and embedded smart display technologies.
Above images / Photography by Lee Kuczewski/ Smart Eyewear design and prototypes by Declan Halpin and Lee Kuczewski of Polarity Projects. Private Client.

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