Interview: Becky Crew

Australian science writer and author of "Zombie Birds, Astronaut Fish and Other Weird Animals"

Becky Crew spent her childhood in the picturesque Blue Mountains in Australia, with her (human) family and a menagerie that included dogs, cats, pigeons, crabs and all kinds of critters. Suffice to say she has always had a bit of a fascination with living creatures. While she didnt love science class in school, and then worked in finance, she and a friend started the animal-focused …

Gentlemonster

Classic vintage shades get a refreshing modern twist

Vintage-inspired eyewear isn’t a new concept by any stretch of the imagination, but Gentlemonster reworks the classics with an emphasis on innovation. Buddy Holly specs and brow line glasses take on a modern edge with sleek angles whereas changeable faceplates give Wayfarers a much-needed update. Frames from the ’50s to ’70s serve as points of reference, but strictly in a design sense. “We actually don’t …