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Plug by Tomas Kral

Plug is a project combining cork and glass by Tomas Kral, a masters graduate from the University of Art and Design Lausanne (ECAL) in Switzerland.

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The collection includes lamps, storage jars fruit bowls and a small table, each made from hand-blown glass and CNC-milled cork.

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Photographs by Michel Bonvin .

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The following information is from Kral:

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Plug: Cork-glass project

From Master degree graduations at ECAL (the University of Art and Design Lausanne)

Plug is a range of products that transform the image of a simple cork bottle stopper. The work
is around the connection between glass as a hard and compact material and the cork, a porous material.

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The glass parts were done using free glass blowing. The cork parts were made out of the sheets of agglomerated cork
which were milled using CNC.

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The cork parts use the marks from the CNC milling tool as a part of their construction.

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The idea is to build 3D objects by milling using 2D drawings.

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The objects' functions are simple. The idea was to put more attention on the connection between glass and the cork.

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