Sustainable eyewear, Hoffmann Natural Eyewear at Taank, Cambridge

Sustainability and Style: Your (Quick) Guide to Eco-friendly Eyewear

10th November, 2021

We're doing our bit in response to the climate crisis and want to help you make sustainable (and stylish) choices about your eyewear. We've long supported eyewear brands and designers that source their materials responsibly, minimize waste, and create products that are built to last. The Taank guide to sustainable eyewear is designed to help you find the glasses and sunglasses that will not only make you look amazing, but you'll feel good knowing you've made a positive choice for the planet.

Emma Warner, Taank Optometrists, Staff Spotlight

STAFF SPOTLIGHT: Frames, Food, and Fun With Emma Warner

23rd September, 2021

Client favourite, Emma, has been a key member of the Taank team for more than ten years. She's the voice at the end of the phone and welcomes you through the door. Effortlessly stylish, Emma is a stickler for detail and goes out of her way to make your customer journey easy and comfortable. Here, she reveals what she loves about working at Taank and how she likes to spend her precious downtime.

Sunglasses for an aloha state of mind

STYLE: Sunglasses for an Aloha State of Mind

24th August, 2021

Taank stylist Leanne picks her favourite Maui Jim sunglasses for the summer, whether you're holidaying at home or overseas. Prized for their unique lens technology, which delivers outstanding colour, clarity and detail, every pair is made with great generosity, joy, and a love of life. The only challenge you'll face is choosing just one pair.

Mr Leight Sunglasses at Taank

Sunglasses and Suncream: Save Your Sight Long-term

29th July, 2021

Did you know that 56% of Brits are unaware that failing to wear sunglasses regularly increases their chances of developing eye conditions like cataracts and Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD). Yet three million people a year lose their sight due to UV exposure. Luckily, there are ways to stay safe, look amazing, and have fun in the sun all year round.

Plant detail. Taank Optometrists

Interview With Floral Design Specialist, Verity Marsden

14th June, 2021

The creative brains behind our award-winning window displays, Verity Marsden—also one of the region's most sought-after floral designers—is now responsible for curating our seasonal plant and flower displays. We caught up with her to find out what inspires her, how flowers transform any setting, and why she made the transition from window dressing to floristry.

Spring collection, Anne et Valentin at Taank Optometrists

STYLE: Burst Into Colour in Springtime Hues

20th May, 2021

From feminine pastels to cheery springtime hues, few eyewear designers rock colour quite like Anne et Valentin. Taank stylist Leanne chooses her favourite seasonal designs guaranteed to lift your spirits and turn heads.

Colour Me Happy: Can Colour Influence Your Mood

Colour Me Happy: Is There More To It Than Meets The Eye?

20th April, 2021

A joyful explosion of pretty pastels and jewel-bright shades are the main attraction this spring after a long, dark winter. Dazzling, optimistic colours feel like an appropriate response to this difficult period in our history, but is there evidence to support the notion that bright hues have the power to positively influence our moods?

Will Mayes, Layrd Design

Interview with Will Mayes from Layrd Design

21st January, 2021

With the opening of the new Taank practice just weeks away we caught up with our commercial interior designer, Will Mayes from Layrd Design to find out what inspires him and get the inside scoop on a few of his favourite features from this project.