84 Series by Bocci

A white glass bubble is captured inside a fine copper mesh basket and then plunged into hot, clear glass.

Air is blown in to gently push the white glass through the mesh, creating a delicate, pillowed form that is suspended inside the thick outer layer of clear glass.

Sometimes the copper mesh basket folds and crinkles making each piece unique.

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Design: Omer Arbel

Omer Arbel explores the intrinsic mechanical, physical, and chemical qualities of materials as fundamental departure points for making work. Arbel’s pieces have been exhibited at the Barbican, the Victoria and Albert Museum, Spazio Rossana Orlandi, Monte Clark Gallery and Dimore Gallery. He is the recipient of the 2010 Ronald J. Thom Award for Early Design Achievement and the 2015 Royal Architectural Institute of Canada Allied Arts Medal. Omer Arbel is the creative director of Bocci.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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