Designing Transparency: Glass in Modern Design

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As the fascination with plastic is now over for both aesthetic and environmental reasons, more and more designers are going back to one of the most traditional materials: glass. Free of any synthetic characteristics, glass is authentic and, if treated with skill and imagination, it can provide stunning results. Designing Transparency features the glasswork of a myriad of designers dedicated to creating visually striking and sustainable pieces.The featured designs in this book — such as screens, carafes, lamps, tables, seating, and shelves, all made from glass — show the possibilities for introducing visual lightness into spaces via transparency. Each photograph is accompanied by text describing the designer’s connection with glassware artistry, and provides analysis of the individual pieces and their visual appeal.
ISBN 9783943330298. Gingko Press.
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As the fascination with plastic is now over for both aesthetic and environmental reasons, more and more designers are going back to one of the most traditional materials: glass. Free of any synthetic characteristics, glass is authentic and, if treated with skill and imagination, it can provide stunning results. Designing Transparency features the glasswork of a myriad of designers dedicated to creating visually striking and sustainable pieces.The featured designs in this book — such as screens, carafes, lamps, tables, seating, and shelves, all made from glass — show the possibilities for introducing visual lightness into spaces via transparency. Each photograph is accompanied by text describing the designer’s connection with glassware artistry, and provides analysis of the individual pieces and their visual appeal.
  • Author
    Agata Toromanoff
  • Publisher
    Gingko Press
  • Release
    January 2020
  • Binding
    hb
  • Format
    256 pages, 300 illustrations. 17 x 23 cm
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    in stock
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