GlassLab at Governors Island

Governors Island, New York
June 30 - July 29, 2012 from 11:00am - 6:30pm
GlassLab will appear on Governors Island, Summer 2012

The Corning Museum of Glass will once again partner with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab this summer. On weekends, from June 30 to July 29 on New York’s Governors Island, the Corning Museum’s expert glassmakers will work with contemporary graphic designers included in the onsite exhibition Graphic Design—Now in Production, co-organized by Cooper-Hewitt and the Walker Art Center.

Eric Ku was born in Taiwan in 1982.  In 2001, Ku moved to the United States, and in 2009, he graduated with a B.A. in graphic design from the School of Visual Arts in New York. In 2010, Ku partnered with the designer Alex Merto to f... more

Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 1:00pm
Sunday, July 1, 2012 - 1:00pm

James Victore was born in 1962, and was raised in upstate New York.  He moved to New York City when he was 19 years old.  By age 23, after dropping out of two different colleges, Victore became an apprentice to noted book-jacket d... more

Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 3:00pm
Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 3:00pm

Mike Perry was born in Missouri and grew up near Kansas City.  He started drawing at age four.  Perry attended the Minneapolis College of Art and Design and earned  a degree in graphic design.  After college, he worked f... more

Saturday, June 30, 2012 - 5:00pm
Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 1:00pm

Leong Leong Architecture is a New York-based design office practicing in the fields of architecture and culture.  It was founded in 2009 by brothers Chris and Dominic Leong, who believe that the practice of architecture gains relevance... more

Sunday, July 1, 2012 - 3:00pm
Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 3:00pm

Leong Leong Architecture is a New York-based design office practicing in the fields of architecture and culture. It was founded in 2009 by brothers Chris and Dominic Leong, who believe that the practice of architecture gains relevance throu... more

Sunday, July 1, 2012 - 3:00pm
Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 3:00pm

Q. Cassetti was born in Pittsburgh, PA in 1957.  She earned her B.F.A. in design from Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh in 1979, where she focused on graphic design and typography.  In 2007, Cassetti earned a M.A. in illust... more

Sunday, July 1, 2012 - 5:00pm

Helen Lee was born in 1978 in Summit, NJ.  In 2000, Lee earned a B.S. in art and design at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Cambridge (MIT), and in 2006, a M.F.A. in glass from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providenc... more

Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 1:00pm
Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 3:00pm

Leon Ransmeier was born in New York in 1979.  In 2001, he graduated with a B.F.A. in furniture design from the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence. In 2004, Ransmeier founded Ransmeier Inc., an industrial design practice bas... more

Saturday, July 7, 2012 - 5:00pm
Sunday, July 8, 2012 - 5:00pm
Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 5:00pm

From K to J is a website dedicated to the collaborative explorations of Keetra Dean Dixon and JK Keller, partners in life and creative endeavors, whose independent art and design practices often run parallel to each other, and often converg... more

Saturday, July 14, 2012 - 1:00pm
Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 1:00pm

Jon Otis was born in 1957. Otis studied English, journalism, and art history at Moravian College in Pennsylvania, where he earned a B.A. in 1979. He earned a M.S. in interior design and architecture studies from the University of Massachuse... more

Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 3:00pm

Judy Smilow was born in 1958, and she grew up in Usonia near Pleasantville, NY.  In 1983, she earned her B.F.A. in communication design from the Parsons School of Design in New York City.  From 1983 to 1985, Smilow worked as a gr... more

Sunday, July 15, 2012 - 5:00pm

Peter Buchanan-Smith was born in 1972 in Canada, and he was raised on a farm in Ontario.  In 1995, he earned his B.F.A. from the University of Guelph in Ontario, Canada.  In 2000, he earned his M.F.A. in design from the School of ... more

Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 1:00pm
Sunday, July 22, 2012 - 1:00pm

Inna Alesina was born in Kharkov, Ukraine, in 1969. She began her studies in design at the Ukrainian Institute of Industrial Arts. She continued her studies at Parsons School of Design in New York, where she earned a B.F.A. in product desig... more

Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 3:00pm
Sunday, July 22, 2012 - 3:00pm

Paul Sahre was born in 1964, and grew up in Johnson City, a small town in upstate New York.  Sahre attended Kent State University near Akron, OH, where he earned his B.F.A. in 1987, and his M.F.A. in 1990. Sahre works as a graphic des... more

Saturday, July 21, 2012 - 5:00pm
Sunday, July 22, 2012 - 5:00pm

Abbott Miller was born in Indiana in 1963.  Miller studied graphic design at the Cooper Union School of Art in New York, graduating in 1985. In 1989, Miller collaborated with his wife, curator and designer Ellen Lupton, to co-found ... more

Saturday, July 28, 2012 - 1:00pm
Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 1:00pm

David Weeks was born in 1968. Originally from Athens, Georgia, Weeks studied painting and sculpture at the Rhode Island School of Design in Providence (RISD), where he earned a BFA in 1990. From 1992 to 1995, Weeks worked with the jewelr... more

Saturday, July 28, 2012 - 3:00pm
Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 3:00pm

2x4 is a New York City-based design studio founded in 1994, by Georgianna Stout, Susan Sellers, and Michael Rock.  The studio develops brand strategy and design systems for clients worldwide, including the Brooklyn Museum, Chanel, Colu... more

Saturday, July 28, 2012 - 5:00pm
Sunday, July 29, 2012 - 5:00pm
June 30, 2012

Eric Ku

Mike Perry

July 1, 2012

Eric Ku

Q. Cassetti

July 7, 2012

Helen Lee

July 8, 2012

Mike Perry

Helen Lee

July 14, 2012
July 15, 2012

Jon Otis

Judy Smilow

July 21, 2012

Inna Alesina

Paul Sahre

July 22, 2012

Inna Alesina

Paul Sahre

July 28, 2012

Abbott Miller

David Weeks

July 29, 2012

Abbott Miller

David Weeks

Event Images: 
Designer Peter Buchanan-Smith at GlassLab on Governors Island, June 29, 2012
A glass buoy prototype by designer Peter Buchanan-Smith for GlassLab at Governors Island
Designer Eric Ku at GlassLab on Governors Island, June 30, 2012
Designer Eric Ku at GlassLab on Governors Island, July 1, 2012
Designer James Victore at GlassLab on Governors Island, June 30, 2012
Designer James Victore at GlassLab on Governors Island, June 30, 2012
Designer Mike Perry at GlassLab on Governors Island, June 30, 2012
Designer Mike Perry at GlassLab on Governors Island, June 30, 2012
Designer Mike Perry at GlassLab on Governors Island, June 30, 2012
Designers Chris and Dominic Leong at GlassLab on Governors Island, July 1, 2012
Design prototype by Chris and Dominic Leong for GlassLab at Governors Island
Designers Chris and Dominic Leong at GlassLab on Governors Island, July 1, 2012
Designer Q. Cassetti at GlassLab on Governors Island, July 1, 2012
Gaffers Eric Meek, Chris Rochelle, and Adam Holtzinger work on an ice cream cone prototype, designed by Q. Cassetti
Designer Helen Lee at GlassLab on Governors Island, July 7, 2012
Designer Helen Lee at GlassLab on Governors Island, July 7, 2012
Designer Leon Ransmeier at GlassLab on Governors Island, July 7, 2012
Designer Leon Ransmeier at GlassLab on Governors Island, July 7, 2012
Designers Keetra Dean Dixon and JK Keller at GlassLab at Governors Island, July 14, 2012
Designers Keetra Dean Dixon and JK Keller at GlassLab at Governors Island, July 14, 2012
Designer Jon Otis at GlassLab at Governors Island, July 15, 2012
Designer Inna Alesina at GlassLab at Governors Island, July 21, 2012
Designer Inna Alesina at GlassLab at Governors Island, July 21, 2012
Designer Paul Sahre at GlassLab at Governors Island, July 21, 2012
Designer Paul Sahre at GlassLab at Governors Island, July 21, 2012
Designer Abbott Miller at GlassLab at Governors Island, July 28, 2012
Designer Abbott Miller at GlassLab at Governors Island, July 28, 2012
Designer David Weeks at GlassLab at Governors Island, July 28, 2012
Designer David Weeks at GlassLab at Governors Island, July 28, 2012
Designer Georgie Stout at GlassLab at Governors Island, July 28, 2012
Designer Georgie Stout at GlassLab at Governors Island, July 28, 2012
GlassLab at Governors Island, July 2012
GlassLab at Governors Island, July 2012
Videos: 

Designer Eric Ku describes working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.

Designer James Victore describes working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.

Designer Mike Perry describes working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.

Designers Chris and Dominic Leong describe working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.

Designer Q. Cassetti describes working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.

Designer Helen Lee describes working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.

Designer Leon Ransmeier describes working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.

Designers Keetra Dean Dixon and Jonathan Keller Keller describe working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.

Designer Peter Buchanan-Smith describes working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.

Designer Inna Alesina describes working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.

Designer Paul Sahre describes working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.

Designer Abbott Miller describes working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.

Designer David Weeks describes working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.

Designer Georgie Stout describes working at GlassLab on Governors Island, July, 2012.