Sophie Lou Jacobsen Interprets Colourful Coral Reefs into Glass Vessels

The playful shapes and colours seen throughout this assortment of glassware was impressed by the pure kinds and hues of coral reefs. Designed by Sophie Lou Jacobsen for Paris-based homeware model La Romaine Editions, the 16-piece vase vary is about to debut at NYCXDesign this week.

The gathering arrives in a tropical sea-inspired palette of yellows, greens, blues, and reds, and have been handblown in so-called bubble glass, from a heritage furnace in Biot, France.

This method can also be known as “bolle” or “bullicante”, and rose to recognition throughout the Nineteen Fifties due to the Murano glass artists. To create this impact, the craftsperson will roll molten glass throughout a spiked steel floor, which pokes holes in its floor. One other layer of molten glass is then utilized on high, in order that the air is trapped inside.

“The gathering is a real collaboration of design languages and our shared love of magnificence, with whimsical motifs and design particulars which can be signature to my work, created by the fingers of La Romaine Editions’ proficient glassblower,” says Jacobsen. “Bubble glass is a robust and tactile materials harking back to mid-century Murano glass artwork, and I’m past thrilled by the chance to work with La Romaine Editions to convey these designs to life.”

The Coral Colelction is on present throughout NYCxDesign at Beverly’s NYC. Becoming a member of the glassware is a set of tableware developed by La Romaine Editions founder Pauline Vincent – who is aware of Jacobsen from highschool – and a spatial set up by New York-based design studio, Sunfish NYC.

NYCxDesign takes place throughout town from Might 18 by way of to 25. In different design information, Heron Preston is increasing his artistic world with the launch of L.E.D. Studio.

Beverly’s NYC
27 Orchard Avenue
New York, NY


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