michael young: homune table for lasvit
 
michael young: homune table for lasvit michael young: homune table for lasvit
oct 01, 2012

michael young: homune table for lasvit

‘homune’ table by michael young for lasvit photo by kristina hrabetova

 

 

 

 

working together with czech glass company lasvit, hong kong-based designer michael young has conceived ‘homune’, a functional table whose base is composed of 36 separate hand-blown fractals – six different forms repeating six times – executed in an amber color. these are combined to represent an endless geometric construction, accompanied by a hand-blown table top made from clear crystal. ‘(…)over the years we have experimented with fractal structures creating endless constructions, not art but design experimentation, studies into the unknown and transpired this research into the new lasvit glass table. we discovered that by blowing glass into only one metal tool and cutting it at different lengths, we could make logical and functional structures,  the first thing being this special edition table.’ – michael young

 

the table base is composed of 36 individually hand-blown glass fractals photo by kristina hrabetova

photo by kristina hrabetova

details photos by kristina hrabetova

a ‘homune’ table base in the lasvit facilities

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