Giorgio Bonaguro created these gorgeous vases which are part of a collection called “Tapio”. They are created by using traditional practices, simple shapes and modern finishes that emphasize the heads of the vases by accenting them with metals.
These vases follow my personal research on glass. Two of the most famous traditions in glass working are in Finland and in Italy, so this family of vases wants to be a homage to the work of nordic masters like Tapio W., together with the work of italian glass blowers. In the sixties and seventies wonderful pieces came out from the collaboration between designers and glass manufacturers: this was my inspiration so I tried to do a collection of vases with simple, archetypal shapes, but giving a modern taste “exagerating” the heads and emphasizing with colors like metals.
These vases will be presented at Wanted Design NYC.
Material: borosilicate glass
Images by Andrea Basile