Glass is an ancient material whose second life is just beginning. “Bright Future” introduces the public to innovative designs that reflect traditions in glass while also demonstrating its new possibilities.
It is surprisingly easy to ignore glass. From windows and architectural elements to touch screens, incandescent and LED powered lightbulbs, furniture, vases, tableware, and lighting fixtures, when we are indoors, it is all around us. The reasons for glass’s popularity are many, but its key distinguishing characteristic is its unmatched clarity. It is striking how many artists and designers who work in the material characterize their medium of choice not as glass, but as light.Read More