SILMO Paris is announcing the third edition of the Optical Design Contest, a unique opportunity for new generations of designers to push back the boundaries of innovation in the field of optical eyewear.

This year's competition looks at the evolving role of accessory eyewear, exploring the potential for new functionality and innovative uses. Chaired by renowned designer Olivier Jault, the competition encourages students to rethink eyewear beyond its traditional function, incorporating new features that respond to the emerging needs of modern society.