Glass

A Deeper Dive: Design Miami/ Tour Highlights


The guided tours I led through Design Miami/ sought to help visitors navigate the fair by taking a deep dive into the content, illuminating themes and historical continuity in the contemporary work. What follow are five highlights from the tour, representing a range of themes I found throughout the work on display – nature, materials, process, and play.
Design Miami/, contemporary design, Lonneke Gordjin & Ralph Nauta, Nendo, Lasvit, Studio Glithero, Snarkitecture, Sylvain Willenz, CIRVA, Glass, process, nature, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Galerie VIVID, Volume Gallery, Victor Hunt
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The German wallpaper company Rasch, founded in 1897, produced the original Bauhaus wallpapers in 1929. For their 1992 Zeitwande collection, Rasch commissioned eleven different designs from nine internationally-recognized designers, including Memphis Group designers Ettore Sottsass, Nathalie du Pasquier, and Alessandro Mendini, and Czech architect and designer, Bořek Šipek.
Glass, bead, vinyl, applique, wall coverings, wallpaper, Rasch, Bořek Šipek, Czech

2500° F: The Art and Technique of Modern Glass


20th century, Glass, glass blowing, glassmaking, glassware, Steuben, Corning, Orrefors, georg jensen

All That Glisters: Thirty Centuries of Golden Deception


gold, gilding, decorative objects, textiles, ceramics, metalwork, costume, jewelry, Glass, leatherwork, needlework, wallpaper

The Four Continents: From the Collection of James Hazen Hyde


ceramics, drawings, Glass, metalwork, textiles, permanent collection, James Hazen Hyde

Glass in the Collection of the Cooper-Hewitt Museum


Publication design: Heidi Humphrey
Glass, decorative arts, permanent collection, ch:exhibition=35350475

Glass Lab at Governors Island


GlassLab, the Corning Museum's live glass design program, features a team of expert glassmakers, who work alongside graphic designers included in Cooper-Hewitt's current exhibition, Graphic Design−Now in Production to create innovative pieces based on the designers' ideas, concepts, and sketches that reflect themes from the exhibition. The GlassLab program has provided acclaimed designers with the opportunity to experiment with glassmaking technology, and share with the public a firsthand view of the design and production process since 2007.
Corning, Museum of Glass, Glass Lab, Governors Island, cooper-hewitt, design, smithsonian, Eric Meek, Steve Gibbs, Peter Buchanan-Smith, Best Made, glass blowing, Glass, graphic design, now in production

Tableware Design in Vienna, 1850-2009


Annette Ahrens will give an overview and the historic lineage of Viennese tableware designs, production and design influences from 1850 to the present day.
Annette Ahrens, austria, bohemia-chekia, Glass, glassware, Lobmeyr, Porcelain, sarah coffin, table culture, table decoration, tableware, vienna, talk, long, public program

From Imperial To Contemporary: A Rediscovery of Traditional Austrian Craft and Manufacturing


Thomas Geisler will speak about contemporary design work in Austria, including Viennese tableware, 20th century and contemporary design. Thomas is design curator at the Museum of Applied Arts / Contemporary Arts (MAK) in Vienna and co-founder of Vienna Design Week which has initiated projects with contemporary designers and local traditional manufactures such as J.&L. Lobmeyr and Augarten porcelain, to protect and reinvent this extraordinary legacy of Viennese crafting skills.
Thomas Geisler, MAK, glassware, tableware, austria, vienna, Museum of Applied Arts, Lobmeyr, Glass, design, imperial, contemporary, vienna design week, 2010, craft, manufacturing, craftsmanship, talk, long, public program

Ted Muehling and Sarah Coffin: Gallery Walkthrough


Watch designer Ted Muehling and curator Sarah Coffin as they discuss highlights from the exhibition, "Ted Muehling Selects: Lobmeyr Glass from the Permanent Collection" in this 5 minute gallery walkthrough.
Ted Muehling, Lobmeyr, Glass, glassware, nancy and edwin marks gallery, sarah coffin, design, glassblowing, craft, craftsmanship, vienna, austria, josef hoffmann, J&L Lobmeyr, tableware, table culture, technique

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