Design concept for tripod connectors that could potentially be used to hold cardboard tubes; Alesina is interested in the juxtaposition of different materials. Photograph of cardboard tube on left side of image; right side of image features design for tripod connector in blue on black background; design concepts for tripod connectors and tubing; and text including "Final collection of tripods can be used to create following structures: base for tables, book shelf, plant holder, base for light, candle stick holder, shapes arranged by the user".
Alesina collaborated with gaffers Chris Rochelle, Annette Sheppard, Jason Minami, and Adam Holtzinger July 21-22, 2012 during her time at GlassLab at Governors Island. The glass object that resulted from this image is GL213.
Alesina is a designer and founded Alesina Design Inc., based in the Baltimore area, in 1996.
GlassLab provides an opportunity for designers and glassmakers to collaborate by using hot glass as a catalyst for innovation.