studio thier-vandaalen creates glass blown cabinets for precious objects
all images courtesy studio thier-vandaalen

 

 

 

studio thier-vandaalen have challenged two ancient handcrafts – free glassblowing and fine woodworking – in their latest project ’round square’. presented during milan design week 2014, the series of objects evokes soap bubbles floating in the air, translated into a collection of storage units designed to showcase precious objects. ‘wet wood is commonly used as a mould in free hand glassblowing, but never as a definitive part of the end object,’ explain thier and vandaalen. ‘we saw this as a beautiful element to use in process and for the final production piece.‘ the collection was produced with ‘van tetterode glass studio’ together with marc barreda, exhibiting as part of team up at ventura lambrate.

studio thier&vandaalen design glass blown cabinets for precious objects

 the cabinet references the effect of a floating bubbles, adapting to their surroundings until they pop

studio thier&vandaalen design glass blown cabinets for precious objects

 the glass containers have been designed to showcase precious objects

studio thier&vandaalen design glass blown cabinets for precious objects

 detail of the glass and wooden construction

studio thier&vandaalen design glass blown cabinets for precious objects

studio thier&vandaalen design glass blown cabinets for precious objects

studio thier-vandaalen creates glass blown cabinets for precious objects

 

 

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