GlassLab at Musée des Arts Décoratifs

Paris, France
October 22 - 27, 2013 from 11:00am 5:30pm
GlassLab at Musée des Arts Décoratifs

The Corning Museum of Glass partners with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum’s design program, in Paris. Free, public design performances with top French designers will take place in the Tuileries Garden, October 22-27, from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. each day.

Partners
Les Arts Décoratifs
Domaine de Boisbuchet
GDF Suez
Le Saut du Loup
Novotel

Marco Mencacci is a multidisciplinary artist who designs in a variety of genre, from interior design, furniture, and home décor objects to video compilations and glass art. His work has been presented at numerous exhibitions in internation... more

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 2:00pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 4:00pm

Arik Levy was born in 1963 in Tel Aviv, Israel. After serving in the Israeli army, and then managing a graphic design studio and a surf shop in Tel Aviv, Levy moved to Europe. He studied industrial design at the Art Center Europe in Switzer... more

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 11:00am

Sylvain Dubuisson comes from a long line of accomplished architects, but he maintains a unique aesthetic and creates his art on his own terms. Dubuisson’s piece “Much Ado About Nothing,” a lamp created with unusual items, ... more

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 2:00pm
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 11:00am

Matali Crasset was born in 1965 in France. Crasset studied marketing and industrial design at Les Ateliers, Ecole nationale supérieure de création industrielle in Paris. After graduating in 1991, she worked for the designer Denis Santachi... more

Wednesday, October 23, 2013 - 4:00pm
Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 11:00am
Friday, October 25, 2013 - 2:00pm

Wendell Castle was born in Emporia, Kansas in 1932.  He graduated from the University of Kansas with a B.F.A. in industrial design in 1958, and a M.F.A. in sculpture in 1961. From 1962 through 1969, Castle taught at the Rochester In... more

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 2:00pm

Francois Bauchet has studied many artistic media, including sculpture and visual art, but his primary focus has been on the production of unique furniture since 1983. He finds inspiration in the world around him, paying close attention to s... more

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 4:00pm

Constance Guisset lives and works in Paris, France. After studying at ESSEC business School and Sciences-Po, then a one-year internship at the Japanese Parliament in Tokyo, she turned towards design. In 2007, Guisset established her own ... more

Friday, October 25, 2013 - 4:00pm

Benjamin Graindorge is renowned in the French design community. He has won awards several awards for his design work, including the Cinna competition and Audi Talents Awards. Graindorge has collaborated with several other artists, including... more

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 11:00am

Antoine Audiau and Manuel Warosz started working together in 1993 as graphic designers at their firm, Antoine+Manuel. Their work encompassed their shared knowledge of culture and Audiau’s knowledge of fashion design. Their works have span... more

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 2:00pm

Didier Tisseyre first studied fine art in Aix en Provence. He discovered glass as a material at the Centre International du Verre et Arts Plastiques (CIRVA) in Marseille and went on to study casting techniques with a F.I.A.C.R.E. grant... more

Saturday, October 26, 2013 - 4:00pm

Steven and William Ladd are brothers who were raised in St. Louis, Missouri. They were born in in 1977 and 1978, respectively. Steven graduated from Rockhurst University in Kansas City in 1998, where he explored theatre, fashion, performanc... more

Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 11:00am
Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 4:00pm

Vanessa Mitrani has developed a prolific career since 1998, as a respected designer and an expert in her medium. She has experimented with multiple substances to pair with glass, and essentially settled on metal. She has continued to move f... more

Sunday, October 27, 2013 - 2:00pm

École Camondo is a part of Les Arts Décoratifs, a non-profit consortium of four museums, Musée des Arts Décoratifs, Musée de la Mode et du Textile, Musée de la Publicité and Musée Camondo, and a decorative arts library. Students are... more

Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 11:00am
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 2:00pm
Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 4:00pm
October 22, 2013
October 23, 2013

Arik Levy

October 25, 2013
October 24, 2013

Matali Crasset

October 26, 2013
October 27, 2013
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GlassLab Paris 2013. Photo credit Deidi von Schaewen.
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Videos: 

The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with the Musée des Arts Décoratifs to present GlassLab, the Museum's design program, in Paris, in the Tuileries Garden, October 22-27, 2013.

Watch as designer Arik Levy works with GlassLab glassmakers to create two experiments in glass. The first is a fusion of three different glassblowers blowing into the same space at the same time. The second is taking a piece of barbed wire and covering it with glass to transform something that is typically aggressive and harmful, into something protected and soft to the touch.