Posts tagged as 'Murano'

Tue 3.11.

Barovier&Toso Factory and Museum Photo Tour

Posted by Walter Phillips on 03.11.2015 - Tagged as: , ,

Barovier&Toso Factory and Museum Photo Tour, photos: © Architonic

Barovier&Toso Factory and Museum Photo Tour, photos: © Architonic

Architonic recently visited Barovier&Toso, one of the oldest glass companies (its history goes as far back as 1295!) on the island of Murano, near Venice, Italy. The exclusive factory visit, a rare event for the typically private company, gave us a glimpse of how these beautiful objects are made by their talented artisans. Also included, a tour of their in-house museum.

 

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Wed 29.2.

‘Happy Pills’ vases by Fabio Novembre for Venini (IT)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 29.02.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , , ,

'Happy Pills' vases by Fabio Novembre for Venini

Italian designer Fabio Novembre imbued his latest collection of vases with happiness by attributing each of the five brightly-coloured pieces to a different chemical compound. Developed in collaboration with Murano glass specialists Venini, the ‘Happy Pills’ vases have been produced using the centuries-old Incalmo hand-blowing technique, originally invented more than 500 years ago by dexterous Venetian glassblowers who developed it to create objects consisting of two or more distinct parts in different colours. (more…)

For technical support contact Alfred Giolai ‘Happy Pills’ vases by Fabio Novembre for Venini (IT)