Thursday, January 3, 2013

ClearVision Optical’s Tote Bag Wins in Print Magazine’s 2012 Regional Design Annual


Contact: Alida Almonte
  ClearVision Optical
  P: 631.787.1764

Hauppauge, NY – January 2013 – ClearVision Optical, a leader in eyewear, has been recognized by Print magazine as a recipient of a Regional Design Annual 2012 award for its design of the ClearVision Optical tote bag.  Each year, ClearVision designs a custom bag that is part of its gift program and is featured as the lead gift for the their  major trade events.  The bags have become a ClearVision trademark, having won previous national design awards, and garnering tremendous interest at events!

“We are thrilled to be recognized as a front runner in the magazine’s Regional Design Annual 2012 awards,” said Sheila Haile, Marketing and Creative Services Manager at ClearVision.  “ClearVision’s internal marketing team’s strategic approach to the design of the tote responded to the needs of the marketplace and the community, while aligning with the company’s social responsibility efforts.  This honor highlights the team’s creative spirit.  We are thrilled to have designed a product that is useful, reusable, purposeful, and also award-winning”.

The Regional Design Annual, now in its 32nd year, is the most comprehensive survey of graphic design in the United States, and the only design competition organized by geography.  Print’s Regional Design Annual 2013 will be seen by one of the largest audiences of creative professionals ever and will be an ongoing resource for clients looking for exceptional designers.  ClearVision’s tote was honored among the 2012 East region winning entries which covers Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Washington DC.

ClearVision’s winning entry, pictured below, is also featured in the December 2012 Regional Design Annual issue of Print magazine.  

For more information about ClearVision Optical and its portfolio of brands, visit  or Facebook at

About ClearVision Optical
Founded in 1949, ClearVisionOptical is an award-winning leader in the optical industry, designing and distributing eyewear and sunwear for top brands, such as BCBGMAXAZRIA, Cole Haan, Ellen Tracy, IZOD, MarcEcko Cut & Sew, Ocean Pacific, Jessica McClintock and Fisher-Price®. ClearVision’s house brands include ClearVision Collection, Junction City, Digit, and Dilli Dalli pediatric eyewear. A privately held company, ClearVision is headquartered in Hauppauge, New York and has more than 250 associates throughout the U.S. ClearVision’s collections are distributed throughout North America and 20 countries around the globe.  To learn more about ClearVision Optical, visit, like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter  to stay connected to the latest ClearVision news.

About Print magazine
Print is a bimonthly magazine about visual culture and design. Founded in 1940 by William Edwin Rudge, Print is dedicated to showcasing the extraordinary in design on and off the page. Covering a field as broad as communication itself—publication and book design, animation and motion graphics, corporate branding and rock posters, exhibitions and street art—Print covers commercial, social, and environmental design from every angle. Engagingly written by cultural reporters and critics who look at design in its social, political, and historical contexts, Print explores why our world looks the way it looks, and why the way it looks matters. Today, the brand still includes an award-winningmagazine, but has grown to encompass a host of products including several designcompetitions and the acclaimed Regional Design Annual graphic designcompetition. Print has also expanded its product offerings to include graphic designbooks at, design tutorials at DesignTV and more.


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