CANES for CORNING / 2017


The series of containers were presented by WantedDesign in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy, part of Oui Design program, sponsored by Institut Français-Paris, the French Ministry of Culture and Communication, and the Florence Gould Foundation. The exhibition took place at the Industry City in Brooklyn in May 2017.

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Thick bases were made from melted glass and shaped by hand. Parallely, canes were cut and put into the garare to pre-heat them. Once the base is shaped and the canes are hot enough, they were rolled around the thick base. Changing parameters allowed us to test shapes : thin or thick canes, short or long. Colored or clear base, small or large, circular or not…

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