Posts Tagged: Glass

Lasvit 2018!

During December we are celebrating the past year and looking towards 2019.  Glass experts LASVIT have a mission to transform glass into breathtaking light and design experiences and during the past year they have certainly exceeded their goals!  Read about 6 of LASVIT’s 2018 projects below. Bellagio Hotel in Shanghai The art-deco interiors of this luxury… Read More >

20 December 2018

Magic with Molten Glass and Moulds

In honour of this month’s themes of process and wood, BCFA member Lasvit have allowed us to explore the process behind making of their lighting – without wood you would not have the amazing collections Lasvit offers today. We also show you their Moulds collection by Jan Plecháč and Henry Wielgus, a perfect example of the wooden form required to make… Read More >

10 September 2018

Roman’s elegant new vintage inspired Victoriana bath screen

BCFA member Roman, leading international shower designer and manufacturer, has introduced a vintage inspired bath screen to their Victoriana collection. Roman’s collections include shower enclosures, bath screens, wetroom panels, walk-in enclosures, solid surface fabrication and shower trays. Being in the industry for over 31 years, they pride themselves in the fact that their foundation is… Read More >

24 August 2018

The ever-flowing history of paint

Like many of the materials we’ve already focused on this year, paint is another that we have a very deep connection with as a species. The early origins of paint takes us back 100,000 years, when Ochre was used to make a paint-like mixture to adorn the walls of caves. Since its inception, paint has… Read More >

31 July 2018

Neverending Glory Small by Lasvit

One of Lasvit’s bestsellers the ‘Neverending Glory’ is now available in a charming smaller option… The designers Jan Plecháč and Henry Wielgus sketched the shape of these chandeliers by rotating the silhouette of beautiful theatres around the world on their own axis. “The idea of Neverending Glory collection came to us when we realized how… Read More >

12 July 2018

Materials: A Clear View Of Glass

Whilst it’s difficult to accurately date the moment of creation of glass, like last months material of focus ceramic, the substance that we look through, onto and swipe on a daily basis is a truly ancient human invention. The 2 are closely related, sharing very similar constituent parts and production methods, as well as exuding… Read More >

8 May 2018

How is glass being used as an interiors feature?

This month Design Insider has had a material focus on Glass. You may have already read about Jordan Söderberg Mills and his use of glass in art and the stunning Monster cabaret, a show which features beasts and fantastical creatures, all made from glass! Now we speak to PENSON, GX Glass, Neil Tomlinson Architects and Future Glass to learn how glass can be an interiors feature.  PENSON:  At… Read More >

27 April 2018

MONSTER CABARET ARRIVES IN MILAN!

As we spend this month focusing on glass and Milan it is a pleasure to announce that Monster Cabaret, accompanied by a burlesque show, has arrived in Milan courtesy of lighting and experience designers Lasvit. Teatro Gerolamo, April 17 – 22  Come closer and hear a story you have never heard before. We are going to… Read More >

18 April 2018

In Conversation with…Jordan Söderberg Mills

With Glass the material of focus for this month I took the opportunity to have a chat with Jordan Söderberg Mills, an interdisciplinary artist working in installation, sculpture, design objects and an all round glass aficionado. His work is beguiling, at once visually arresting and yet sits on the very edge of our visual perception;… Read More >

10 April 2018