TEF Magazine is here to promote true Independent Eyewear Design to the 330.000 eyecare professionals who are following us. Reach out to us for more info, collaboration, sponsorship or if you’re just feeling lonely and need a friend!

The Eyewear Forum

Wijk aan Zeeërweg 196
1972 NW IJmuiden
The Netherlands

Editor: Maarten Weidema
+31 6 141 05281

VAT number: NL002128124B92
Registration: 692484780000

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With over 330.000 followers, TEF Magazine is one of the largest optical magazines in the world, and the only one that solely writes about independent eyewear.

By publishing online and through our various social media channels, we can reach out to over 330.000 eyecare professionals.

Find more info on collaborating with TEFmag here.

About the founder

After being a freelance eyewear designer since 1999, TEF founder Maarten Weidema now solely writes about his fellow designers in the optical industry.

His passionate mission is to promote independent eyewear to the international optical arena, backed up by a large group of bloggers and journalists from all over the world.


For our efforts to promote independent eyewear to a community of eyecare professionals, TEF Magazine has been awarded with the following trophees:

Best Global On-Trend Eyewear Expert Platform
LUXlife’s – Style & Apparel Awards

Leading Innovator in Optical Marketing
Corporate Vision Magazine

International Optical Personality of the Year
Monaco International Optics Trophie

Social Media Marketing Company of the Year
Corporate LiveWire Global Awards

Safest Content website award 2022

Best Eyewear Blog / Web design
Various awards

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