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feb 27, 2012

fabio novembre: murana for venini

‘murana’ by fabio novembre

the annual venetian carnivale highlights the centuries-old tradition of masks, whereby people masquerade around the italian city concealing their identity – a means of escaping from social conventions. another practice which is deeply embedded in the cultural history of venice is that of glass blowing on the small island of murano.

for the venetian murano glass company venini, italian designer fabio novembre combines these two practices with ‘murana’. considering it to be mask in itself, the glass vessel is a volume which he says, ‘is meant to be worn for filtering the reality through its surfaces, a face without sexual or racial connotations, able to represent every kind of humanity, a soul for an object that could casually be perceived as a vase…‘

‘murana’ is set for presentation during milan design week 2012.  ‘murana’ by fabio novembre

glass blowing process for the production of ‘murana’

  • Very creative and impressive designs!
    Wish I could have a glass like this:) This could be a nice collection just like customized jewelry and photo bracelet

    benk88 says:
  • More designs with some part of the human body printed on it or making allusion to it… I never considered Fabio a genius despite what his awesome marketing team wants us to believe. But this \”designer\” is clearly stucked. He should consider stop degrading the profession of the real Industrial Designers and start doing something more productive.

    Jorge says:
  • This design is so unique! If I put one in my office, everyone will be just envy me!
    I like these [url=http://www.ideann.com] unique stuff [/url]!

    Rachel says:

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