Glas Italia New Collection

Light and glass are intertwined matter, and Glas Italia plays with this alchemy in its modern glass furniture. Founded by the Arosio family in Brianza, Italy, the company specialises in producing large crystal plates and invented a technique to make colored, mirrored versions of them.

“Light and glass are intertwined matter, and Glas Italia plays with this alchemy in its modern glass furniture.”  Glas Italia New Collection GlasItalia 2014 CRACK 02

“Light and glass are intertwined matter, and Glas Italia plays with this alchemy in its modern glass furniture.”  Glas Italia New Collection GlasItalia 2014 CRACK 03For its 2014 catalogue, collaborators like Johanna GrawunderNendoRonan and Erwan Bouroullec,Ron GiladTokujin Yoshioka and Patricia Urquiola introduced illusions like iridescence, illuminated crackles and even a wood finish. And when they stuck to the clear stuff, the results are still rife with plays on form, as in Italian architect Piero Lissoni‘s crumpled borosilicate vases and cleanly glued bookcases with a graphic, staircase effect.

“Light and glass are intertwined matter, and Glas Italia plays with this alchemy in its modern glass furniture.”  Glas Italia New Collection SHIMMER 0 635

“Light and glass are intertwined matter, and Glas Italia plays with this alchemy in its modern glass furniture.”  Glas Italia New Collection 1 diapositive thermo welded glass furniture by ronan erwan bouroullec for glas italia

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