‘Napoleon Zafiro’ piece from the ODE TO INTUICIóN Series

by Juli Bolaños-Durman Studio United Kingdom (UK)

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Dimension LxWxH (cm): 8x8x20
Unique Pieces Material : Glass
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The Ode to Intuición Series comprises 60 non-functional sculptural pieces made from blown and found glass. The primary theme within Juli Bolanos-Durman’s creative process is the exploration of preciousness and play, which she examines in this collection through the construction of non-functional vessels (a functional object by definition). She believes that preciousness extends beyond the tangible value of an object or the quality of its materials; rather, the journey of transformation the object represents is “precious” in and of itself.

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Weight 1 kg
Dimensions 30 × 30 × 30 cm
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About the designer


Juli Bolaños-Durman Studio

Emerging Costa Rican Artist & Designer based in the UK with a background in Graphic Design, mixed-media and recent immersion into the glass material. This specific set of experiences give Juli a fresh and versatile vision when approaching research and the creative process by repurposing found objects and transforming them into precious artefacts that tell a story. Winner of Jerwood Makers Open 2017, the ELLE DECORATION British Design Awards 2015- ECO DESIGN Category, Awarded Exceptional Talent (Promise) Visa endorsed by the Arts Council UK, Inches Carr Scottish Craft Award 2017, and her work is included in the collection of Museum of Contemporary Design and Applied Arts (MUDAC) Collection. Lausanne, CH. & Chancellor’s Fellowship Award Commission, UK.

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As Belgium is a small country without a very distinctive, nationalistic pride, artists and designers can work in complete freedom. There’s no higher purpose to be served. Creations can be the most individual expression of the most individual emotion. Thanks to this liberal creative climate – in combination with a strong, historical artistic tradition and qualitative art schools – Belgian art, design, and its collectors have gained international recognition for their avant-gardism. Besides, Belgium has always been a melting pot of different cultures, combining both German and Roman influences. This historical context gives designers the opportunity to colour outside the lines and outspokenly explore the borders between art, design, crafts, and industry. Strict typologies are left behind; rather, banal materials are transformed for a high-end context and meaningful stories are transmitted as an extra emotional layer. In doing so, these emancipated creations break out of traditional frames of reference, open up to everyone, and stand with both feet in our multicultural and multi-layered contemporary society. Visit the Contemporary Design Market x ADORNO collection in person at: TOUR & TAXIS Gare Maritime Rue Picard, 11 – 1000 Brussels, Belgium Saturday, 24 September (9.00 - 18.00) Sunday, 25 September 2022 (9.00 - 17.00)