François Azambourg - The Douglas Vase. The Embrace of Wood
An original creation by designer François Azambourg (elected Creator of the year 2009): a series of vases in blown glass created in the Centre International d’Art Verrier (CIAV).
An original creation by designer François Azambourg (elected Creator of the year 2009) : a series of vases in blown glass created in the Centre International d’Art Verrier (CIAV). These vases Douglas are blown within a mould of Douglas pine which leaves the imprint of scorched wood-grain on the glass, like some petrified crystal from a long gone geological age.
Text by Michèle Lécluse, Art Critic.
- Number of pages
- 15 x 21 cm
- 1500 copies
- Publication date
François Azambourg lives and works Paris. His work has been devoted to the combination of techniques and the true art of applied arts. His work often crosses over into the realm of research. He regularly registers patents for new materials and new processes. In 2005 he obtained a Carte Blanche VIA grant for his exploration of the theme of “beehive metaphor” and was named Creator of the Year 2009 at the Salon du Meuble in Paris. François Azambourg’s works are produced by Hermès, Cappellini, Ligne Roset, Cinna, Domestic, Moustache, Poltrona Frau, Kreo, DCS and CIAV Meisenthal.
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