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From Stone to Glass

New coloration technique made from stones
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From Stone to Glass project is a new innovative technique to colouring the glass. The objective is to propose an alternative to the “classical way” of coloration. Actually, the methods to color the glass are really toxic and not sustainable. The purpose is to create a technique to get a similar result as the classical way but using sustainable materials. This glass is sourced from stone located in Israel. From north to south, from east to west, the colors of the stones change, become more nuanced, and produce textures that give the glass a different appearance.


Company/Institution
Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design
Country
Israel
Designer(s)
Salomé Maarek
Salome Maarek was born in Paris, France. She studied Fashion, Textiles, Materials, and Surfaces design at the Duperre school. She moved to Israel in 2019. After that, she started another Bachelor at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design, in the Ceramics and Glass department. Right now, she is working with a geologist and chemicals in material research. Her work was published in several magazines like Yanko Design, Designboom, Material Source, Wevux, and Green Designs. She was exhibited at the Dutch Design week 2022. Her magic words are local, environment, and sustainability.
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