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Bauhaus Vase

by Carol Gay

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Description

The idea of the “BAUHAUS” vase was to explore the limits of glass deformation with experimentation during the craft process of glassblowing and to celebrate the 100 years of Bauhaus School by using its classical shapes –  triangle, square and circle to structure the glass ball. The concept aimed to disrupt the inherent round shape, a product of traditional artisanal blowing techniques, by provoking deviations from the usual process of creating mass-produced items.

The base is made in Brazilian wood Cumaru and is used to suspend the glass, allowing stability to the piece, and retains the resulting shape of the glassblowing craftsman. The Cumaru is a hard and resistant wood and is often used in Brazil for outdoor flooring and stairs. The idea is to value this beautiful and natural material by giving it a new function.

The raw material used is glass, doesn’t contain lead in its composition, its recyclable and uses an electric oven, without the burning of CO2.

Craft product, shapes and size may vary

Variations

Circle Cumaru Wood, Triangle Cumaru Wood, Square Cumaru Wood, Triangle Freijo Wood, Circle Carbonized Cumaru Wood, Triangle Carbonized Cumaru Wood, Square Carbonized Cumaru Wood, Circle Freijo Wood, Square Freijo Wood

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Carol Gay was born in Sao Paulo in 1976. She graduated in the year of 2000 at Mackenzie University in Architecture and Urbanism program. from 1999 to 2000 she took part in the “ Construction of the Object” workshop at MUBE “The Brazilian Museum of Sculpture”, with the designers Fernando and Humberto Campana  this experience was the genesis of her current work. She has her works published on several design books including the Bloom Brasil Saboroso and Bloom Brasil Fé both from the trendsetter Lidewij Edelkoort. A hands-on experience, performing constant artisanal skills, and the permanent search for new materials have become essential features of my design.
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