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All About Glass

All About Glass

This is your resource for exploring various topics in glass: delve deeper with this collection of articles, multimedia, and virtual books all about glass. Content is frequently added to the area, so check back for new items. If you have a topic you'd like to see covered, send us your suggestion. If you have a specific question, Ask a Glass Question at our Rakow Research Library.

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Paul Cocksedge: 2011 GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum
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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

Moritz Waldemeyer: 2011 GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum
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Designer Moritz Waldemeyer describes working at GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum in June 2011 during Art Basel. GlassLab is a program from The Corning Museum of Glass that introduces designers to the material of glass.

Alex Hochstrasser: 2011 GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum
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Designer Alex Hochstrasser describes working at GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum in June 2011 during Art Basel. GlassLab is a program from The Corning Museum of Glass that introduces designers to the material of glass.

Tim Dubitsky at GlassLab Cooper-Hewitt, 2008
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Tim Dubitsky at GlassLab at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, May 17-June 3, 2008. A program of The Corning Museum of Glass, GlassLab brings designers together with glassmakers to offer them rare access to experimenting with hot glass and prototyping their design concepts.

Harry Allen and The Waffle Project
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Industrial designer Harry Allen came to The Corning Museum of Glass to work on ideas for his line of objects cast from real life. In this session at the Museum, Allen made prototypes of glass waffles cast in new and antique waffle irons.

Tobias Wong at GlassLab Cooper-Hewitt, 2008
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Tobias Wong at GlassLab at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, May 17-June 3, 2008. A program of The Corning Museum of Glass, GlassLab brings designers together with glassmakers to offer them rare access to experimenting with hot glass and prototyping their design concepts.

Massimo Vignelli at GlassLab Cooper-Hewitt, 2008
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Massimo Vignelli at GlassLab at the Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, May 17-June 3, 2008. A program of The Corning Museum of Glass, GlassLab brings designers together with glassmakers to offer them rare access to experimenting with hot glass and prototyping their design concepts.

GlassLab Design Session: Tim Dubitsky
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Designer Tim Dubitsky describes working at GlassLab during a design session at The Corning Museum of Glass, August 14- 15, 2012.

GlassLab Design Session: Harry Allen & Chris Hacker
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Designers Harry Allen and Chris Hacker describe working at GlassLab during a two-day design session at The Corning Museum of Glass, August 21- 22, 2012.

GlassLab Design Session: Steven and William Ladd
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Designers Steven and William Ladd describe working at GlassLab during a two-day design session at The Corning Museum of Glass, August 28- 29, 2012.

GlassLab at Governors Island: David Weeks
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Designer David Weeks describes working with GlassLab during a design session on Governors Island in NYC, July 28- 29, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum's expert glassmakers worked

GlassLab at Governors Island: Mike Perry
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Designer Mike Perry describes working with GlassLab during design sessions on Governors Island in NYC, June 30 and July 8, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum's expert glassmakers

GlassLab at Governors Island: Peter Buchanan-Smith
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Designer Peter Buchanan-Smith describes working with GlassLab during a design session on Governors Island in NYC, July 21- 22, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum's expert glassmakers

GlassLab at Governors Island: Abbott Miller
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Designer Abbott Miller describes working with GlassLab during a design session on Governors Island in NYC, July 28- 29, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum's expert glassmakers worked

GlassLab at Governors Island: Paul Sahre
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Designer Paul Sahre describes working with GlassLab during a design session on Governors Island in NYC, July 21- 22, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum's expert glassmakers worked with

GlassLab at Governors Island: Georgie Stout
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Designer Georgie Stout describes working with GlassLab during a design session on Governors Island in NYC, July 28- 29, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum's expert glassmakers worked

GlassLab at Governors Island: Inna Alesina
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Designer Inna Alesina describes working with GlassLab during a design session on Governors Island in NYC, July 21- 22, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum's expert glassmakers worked

GlassLab at Governors Island: James Victore
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Designer James Victore describes working with GlassLab during design sessions on Governors Island in NYC, June 30 and July 7, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum's expert glassmakers

GlassLab at Governors Island: Eric Ku
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Designer Eric Ku describes working with GlassLab during a design session on Governors Island in NYC, June 30- July 1, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum's expert glassmakers worked

GlassLab at Governors Island: Chris and Dominic Leong
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Designers Chris and Dominic Leong describe working with GlassLab during design sessions on Governors Island in NYC, July 1 and July 14, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum's expert

GlassLab at Governors Island: Helen Lee
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Designer Helen Lee describes working with GlassLab during a design session on Governors Island in NYC, July 7- 8, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum's expert glassmakers worked with

GlassLab at Governors Island: Leon Ransmeier
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Designer Leon Ransmeier describes working with GlassLab during design sessions on Governors Island in NYC, July 7- 8 and July 14, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum's expert

GlassLab at Governors Island: Keetra Dean Dixon and Jonathan Keller Keller
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Designers Keetra Dean Dixon and Jonathan Keller Keller describe working with GlassLab during a design session on Governors Island in NYC, July 14- 15, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum&

GlassLab Design Session: Q Cassetti
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Designer Q Cassetti describes working with GlassLab during a design session on Governors Island in NYC, July 1, 2012. The Corning Museum of Glass partnered with Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum to present GlassLab at Governors Island, where the Museum's expert glassmakers worked with

GlassLab
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GlassLab, a film by Deidi von Schaewen, 2012. This film was on view in Making Ideas: Experiments in Design at GlassLab at The Corning Museum of Glass through January 6, 2013. GlassLab offers designers unprecedented access to molten glass. In public design performances or private sessions, designers

What is GlassLab?
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A film by Meredith and Austin Bragg featuring interviews with the creators of the Corning Museum's GlassLab Design Program. This film was on view in the exhibition Making Ideas: Experiments in Design at GlassLab.

Communal Glassblowing Demonstration with Paul Cocksedge at GlassLab
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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 was

Active People: Oil & Vinegar Top
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See the glass top spin an oil and vinegar salad dressing. This video is on view in the exhibition Making Ideas: Experiments in Design at GlassLab.

GlassLab (5 minute trailer)
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This is a 5 minute trailer of GlassLab, a film by Deidi von Schaewen, 2012. View the complete 40 minute video at Making Ideas: Experiments in Design at GlassLab at The Corning Museum of Glass through January 6, 2013. GlassLab offers designers unprecedented access to molten glass. In public design

Arik Levy: GlassLab at the Vitra Design Mueum, June 2011
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Deisgner Arik Levy discusses his project at GlassLab at the Vitra Design Museum in June 2011. GlassLab is a design program of The Corning Museum of Glass that introduces designers to the material of glass, offering rare access for designers to experiment with and explore the properties of the

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