"Heart of Glass" is a design research project HES-SO to take place within the Master in Product design of ECAL/University of art and design Lausanne.
UPDATE: On the occasion of WantedDesign in Brooklyn (New York) from May 7 to 17, ECAL presents the exhibition "Heart of Glass".
Using the school’s multidisciplinary strength it involved master students, assistants and professors as well as young graduates in the fields of product design, fine arts, photography and interaction design to explore the possibilities offered by glass as a material in different contexts.
The results include contributions by Camille Blin, Ronan Bouroullec, Cyril Porchet, Mathieu Rivier, Pauline Saglio, Augustin Scott de Martinville, Brynjar Sigurðarson and Baker Wardlaw, in collaboration with glass experts such as Matteo Gonet or the CIAV Meinsenthal.
An exhibition showcasing more than 300 pieces resulting from the project will open on 21 January 2015 in the Gallery l'elac in Renens.
Exhibition opens from 22 January to 20 February 2015, Wednesday to Friday, 1pm to 5pm.
It will be accompanied by the launch of a dedicated website (www.heartofglass.ch) accessible on computers, phones and tablets to browse the comprehensive database as well as a publication.
A Reasearch Day about design with internationally renowned speakers will take place Thursday 12 February 2015 at ECAL (programme).
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