Italy / Fiberworks / Luisa Salvioli & Verónica Villalón Gordón

Italy / Fiberworks / Luisa Salvioli & Verónica Villalón Gordón

Posted on Jun 17, 2011 in Master Class | No Comments

The tailoring master class (Course of design, artistic tailoring and natural fibers) was organized as part of the DREAM European Program (Design Recherche Europe Art Métiers) with the collaboration of OMA (Osservatorio dei Mestieri d’Arte) of Florence, at the Old Fashion couture house in Florence. Another nine girls from five European countries participated in it ...

Finland / Woodworks / Alan Zinchi & Sujeong Han

Finland / Woodworks / Alan Zinchi & Sujeong Han

Posted on Jun 17, 2011 in Master Class | No Comments

Beehive light Slogan Raise the honey for lighting Purpose Beekeepers reap the honey from the honeycombs, which are taken from the hives. Likewise, people can get experience to be beekeeper through generating light with honeycombs object. Target The target is the international market which needs more sensitive lighting. Description The beehive light provides two ways ...

Conference Conclusion Report

Conference Conclusion Report

Posted on Jun 15, 2011 in Actus | No Comments

European Meetings « Crafts and Design in Europe », closing seminar of the European Cultural program DREAM « Design Research Europe Art Metiers ». Under the patronage of Mrs Androulla Vassiliou, member of the European Commission and with the support of Senator Catherine Dumas from the French Parliament. More than 200 people were attending in ...

Spain / Glassworks / Simona Mircea

Spain / Glassworks / Simona Mircea

Posted on Jun 15, 2011 in Master Class | No Comments

Dream Project was an experimental master class that took place in Barcelona. Each attendant, designer or craftsman got to learn new techniques for making their ideas come to life. The most important thing was that we got to understand the glass’ characteristics, therefor found out about the infinite ways of using glass for any given ...

Dream Catalog

Dream Catalog

Posted on Jun 15, 2011 in News | No Comments

Europe possesses a wealth of savoir-faire related to ancestral practices in which aesthetics and the quality of hand-crafted, limited edition or one-of-a-kind produc- tions were in line with local needs and culture. While these traditional hand-crafted productions do meet certain demands of a specific public interested in heritage – the human and ecological dimensions, exce- ...

Spain / Glassworks / Tommi Moilanen

Spain / Glassworks / Tommi Moilanen

Posted on Jun 6, 2011 in Master Class | No Comments

I want to have a diverse array of materials that I know how to work with and glass is one of them. I think glass design is one of the most respected fields of design along with furniture design and certain kind of product design for example lighting design when think- ing of design the ...

Spain / Glassworks / Sandrine Isambert

Spain / Glassworks / Sandrine Isambert

Posted on Jun 6, 2011 in Master Class | No Comments

This technique allowed to join glass pieces together by partly melting the glass using high temperatures. The heating is commonly undertaken in an electric kiln. Instead of fitting glass together using a lead solder, two or more pieces of glass are laid on top of or overlapped on each other and are fired at temperatures ...

Spain / Glassworks / Olivia Smadu

Spain / Glassworks / Olivia Smadu

Posted on May 25, 2011 in Master Class | No Comments

Through the years there have been moments, events or people which have had a contribution to the shaping and the development of my artisan’ profile. Starting with the high school years, I had many nationals and internationals exhibitions, I have participated to national contests and Olympiads dedicated to children or young craftsmen, where I have ...