leigh patterson

Musings: Glace

leigh patterson
Musings: Glace

A glimpse at the interdisciplinary influences that inspired the new Glacé collection — piqued by the multidimensionality of clear quartz as a reflector and absorber of color, texture, and shadow. 

 Table Lamp Mounted on a Quartz Base, Parchment Shade, ca. 1925, by Jean-Michel Frank

Table Lamp Mounted on a Quartz Base, Parchment Shade, ca. 1925, by Jean-Michel Frank

 1950s Ronson lighter

1950s Ronson lighter

 
 John Chamberlain, Hano, 1970

John Chamberlain, Hano, 1970

 
 Food creation by Ayako Suwa

Food creation by Ayako Suwa

 
 Jil Sander Fragrance, 1997

Jil Sander Fragrance, 1997

 
 Gio Ponti Rationalist Occasional Table, 1932: Black tempered glass top and clear tempered glass

Gio Ponti Rationalist Occasional Table, 1932: Black tempered glass top and clear tempered glass

 
 Laverne "Invisibles" Group Lucite Daffodil Chair, 1960s

Laverne "Invisibles" Group Lucite Daffodil Chair, 1960s

 
 Rock-crystal ovoid vessel with wide mouth from the Late Classical period, 3rd century BC. Rock crystal, a precious stone in antiquity, was thought to be “a special form of real ice.” From the archives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Rock-crystal ovoid vessel with wide mouth from the Late Classical period, 3rd century BC. Rock crystal, a precious stone in antiquity, was thought to be “a special form of real ice.” From the archives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.