Joyful Glassware - Series II

by Irina Flore United States

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This is handblown glass, each piece is unique and could have small imperfections.
Each variation may differ Dimension LxWxH (cm): 8x8x13
Open Editions Material : Blown Glass
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This sculptural drink-ware set is colorful, naive, and will decorate our tables, while also being functional.

The “Joyful Glassware” collection reflects the designer’s need to surround herself with more colorful materials and shapes and to work with therapeutic methods that bring her joy in the design process.

While being isolated at home, drinking every day from the same glass or eating from the same plate became monotonous, and designer Irina Flore felt the need to explore the shapes of these everyday objects she was surrounded by. Flore enjoys playing with materials and starting to work on something without planning the resulting object. This process is very different than her everyday design process, where she starts from an idea or a notion of what the final product has to be. In this case, she started playing with paper and made collages, imagining how her everyday objects should look if she wanted them to bring a little bit of joy into her home.

Exceptional artisans handcraft the “Joyful Glassware” collection in Istanbul, Turkey. Gray Awards 2021 winning project.
The collection won the 2021 Gray Awards and has been featured in design magazines such as Sight Unseen, AD France, Gray Magazine, and Luxe Interiors+Design.

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 30 × 30 × 30 cm
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Irina Flore

Irina\'s design practice focuses on functional art -everyday objects. The statement pieces that Irina likes to design are objects that tell a story. Each design has an elaborated process with research on material, form, and function. The fabrication and the process is essential aspect of the narrative of her designs. She collaborates with artisans, and this is a significant part of her practice because she grew up in a family of craftspeople in a small town in Romania. Her design practice focuses on advanced technologies but also on old traditions and crafts.

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Presenting “PROXIMITY”, a collection created in collaboration with Southern Sweden Design Days showcasing a selection of new work from ten designers and studios. As a whole, the collection contemplates the notion of proximity, interconnection, and belonging. Whether through contemporary references to traditional crafts techniques; the use of locally sourced materials such as wool, lichen, steel, and wood; or playful visualisations of the notion itself, the selected pieces illustrate the importance of closeness, interconnection, and kinship in uncertain times. Featuring pieces by Andrea Santivanez, Andréason & Leibel, Ebba Lindgren, Förstberg Ling, Jóna Berglind Stefánsdóttir, Lab La Bla, Lisa Darland, Louise Hederström, Moa Lönn, and Studio M. Organised by Form/Design Center in Malmö, Sweden, Southern Sweden Design Days is an annual event currently in its second edition, which highlights sustainability, collaboration, development, and innovation in design. This year’s theme, as described by the event organisers, “[reflects] on the notion of being close – the connection between people, cities, countries, species, professions, etc”. The physical exhibition of “PROXIMITY” will take place at Lokstallarna, Södra Bulltoftavägen 51, 212 22 Malmö from 19 - 22 May 2022.