2018 shortlists

by Atelier NL

The ZandGlas series investigates how the integration of local earth products into daily life is a critical step towards a more ecologically mindful future.

Over the past decade, Atelier NL have developed a unique research methodology that melts wild sand into glass objects that showcase the stunning colours and textures of the natural world. By carefully sourcing naturally occurring sand from areas rich with geological, ecological or social significance, ZandGlas represents the complex story of sand and its origin - a conversation between the earth, sea, wind and people over time.

Designer: Atelier NL
Project: ZandGlas
Shortlisted for: Homeware design
Read more: Atelier NL

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