All About Glass
All About Glass
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GlassLab is a program from The Corning Museum of Glass that introduces designers to glass as a means to immediately prototype designs in front of a live audience. During Art Basel in June, 2011, GlassLab presented at the Vitra Design Museum. Designer Paul Cocksedge designed an interactive glass
Designer Paul Cocksedge created this apparatus so that he could invite the public to participate in blowing glass experiments in which air from the lungs of different people was combined to create shape with breath. See the demonstration at GlassLab at Vitra Design Museum, June 2011. This video is
Beat Karrer explains the three designs from his GlassLab session at the Vitra Design Museum in June, 2011. His designs for an angular carafe, opaque hourglass, and transparent drop lighting object use concepts of industrial design applied to pieces in glass. The Zurich-based designer develops new
Designer Wendell Castle prototypes a design for martini glasses and pitcher set on GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum during Art Basel 2010.
Designer Tomas Libertiny works on GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum during Art Basel 2010- prototyping glass teardrops for an installation concept.
Designer and architect Paul Haigh works with GlassLab, the mobile glass design program from The Corning Museum of Glass at the Vitra Design Museum during the Art Basel fair 2010. GlassLab brings designers together with glassmakers to offer them rare access to experimenting with hot glass and
Nacho Carbonell works on GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum during Art Basel 2010.
June 16, 2010- Jeff Zimmerman provides a glass performance on GlassLab during the Vitra Design Museum's special event for Art Basel week.
Designer Max Lamb works on GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum during Art Basel 2010.
Atelier Oi prototypes glass design ideas at GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum during Art Basel 2010.
Michal Fronek from Olgoj Chorchoj glass studio in the Czech Republic works at GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum in June 2010 during Art Basel.
Designer Sigga Heimis works with glassmakers from The Corning Museum of Glass to create glass eyes, brains and hearts on GlassLab at Vitra Design Museum during Art Basel 2010.