Updates

Stay informed with the latest news about workshops, events, publications and specific articles from Pro Materia’s different key projects.

The birth of C.H.O.S.E in Saint-Etienne

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February, 26 2016

How Saint-Etienne launched a Collective Humancitizens Office of StEtienne Experimentations (C.H.O.S.E) Saint-Etienne distinguishes itself by its design laboratory approach where some local actors develop their own actions and methodologies in order to question urban issues and to transform the city with its inhabitants. 

Glass is Tomorrow Exhibtion: Nationalmuseum Stockholm

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February, 22 2016

The “Glass is Tomorrow” exhibition was mounted at Nationalmuseum Design from 17 June to 23 August 2015.
The exhibition featured a selection of pieces from the various workshops, presented thematically by manufacturing method.

TF magazine #1

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February, 22 2016

This first edition of TF Magazine was developed in 2012. The function of a company goes far beyond the production of goods or services. Each company has a role to play,

TLmag Nasza Polska

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February, 16 2016

With Nasza Polska (translating as ‘our Poland), Pro Materia and TLmag brought contemporary Polish design into the spotlight. After an extensive tour in Warsaw, Cmielow, Lodz, Poznan, Wroclaw, Krakow and Szumin,

TF Magazine #2

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February, 16 2016

TF Carries Metal Work Further
Innovation takes shape in furniture, creative projects, cities and their users
In this second edition of TF magazine, you will find a series of articles and interviews with our customers,

TLmag Istanbul

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February, 16 2016

Istanbul – Emerging as a Centre of Design and Lifestyle

Stunning photography reveals Istanbul, its hidden know-how, treasures, impressive atmosphere and its design-led scene. Much more than a city guide, this edition offers an inspiring tour of Istanbul,

TLmag Norwegian Craft

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February, 16 2016

An Artistic Category Open to Experimentation
‘Rugged’ and ‘weathered’ is how Norway’s natural anthem characterises the country. the climate is harsh, and before oil made the inhabitants rich, their lifestyle was marked by austerity.

Glass is Tomorrow: Boda

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February, 15 2016

7 – 12 July 2013
Boda Glassbruk (SE)
Designers: Dina Baïtassova, Nathalie Dewez, Matti Klenell, Pia Wüstenberg, Camille Roger
Glass Blowers: Simon Kashmir Holm, Eino Mäkelä, Fredrik Nielsen, Vanessa Royant, Jeremy Wintrebert
Partners: The Glass Factory
In the 1960s and 70s Boda teamed up with life and creativity.

Glass is Tomorrow: Domaine de Boisbuchet

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February, 15 2016

8-14 September 2013
Domaine de Boisbuchet (FR)
Designers: Flavie Audi, Claire Baldeck, Jeanne Gautier, Steve Gibbs, Paul Haigh, Stéphane Halmaï-Voisard, David Hanauer
Glassblowers: George Kennard, Amy Kruger, Verena Schatz, Carl Siglin,

Glass is Tomorrow: Nuutajarvi

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February, 15 2016

September 2011
Designers: Alfredo Häberli, Lucie Koldova, Cecilie Manz, Rony Plesl, Tadeáš Podracký, Hubert Verstraeten, Heikki Viinikainen, Dan Yeffet
Glassblowers: Antoine Brodin, Róisín de Buitléar, Matteo Gonet, S
ara Hulkkonen, Iittala Blowers,

Glass is Tomorrow: Novy Bor

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February, 15 2016

February 2012

Designers: Bystro Design – Dagmar Pankova & Léos Smejkal, Pierre Favresse, Mendel Heit, Klára Horáčková, Wing lam Kwok, Arik Levy, V8 – Pierre Bindreiff & Sébastien Geissert, Maxim Velčovský

Glassblowers: Ajeto / Lasvit Blowers,

Glass is Tomorrow: Meisenthal 1

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February, 15 2016

July 2012

Designers: Werner Aisslinger, Lena Bergström, Tim Brauns, Tina Bunyaprasit, Sebastien Cordoleani,
Verena Gompf, Sebastian Herkner, Studio Brichet-Ziegler – Pierre Brichet & Caroline Ziegler, Studio Olgoj Chorchoj – Michal Froněk &

Glass is Tomorrow: Saint-Just

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February, 15 2016

May 2014

Designers: Gwladys Alonzo, Flavie Audi, Aude Briet, Jeanne Gautier, GGSV – Stéphane Villard &

Gaëlle Gabillet, Christian Ghion, Kaspar Hamacher, Iveta Heinacka, Mathilda Kästel, Pierre Lhoas, Amaury Poudray, Michel Philippon,

Glass is Tomorrow: Meisenthal 2

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February, 15 2016

July 2014
Designers: Mark Braun, Paweł Grobelny, Norayr Khachatryan, Adrian Rovero, Studio Monsieur –Romain Diroux & Manon Leblanc, Sema Topaloglu
Glassblowers: Róisín Buitléar, CIAV Blowers, Christophe Genard, Sébastien Maurer, Jean-Marc Schilt
Meisenthal has long been know as the cradle of Art Nouveau glass and the glassworks that enabled
Emile Gallé as well as René Lalique to revolutionise the glass industry.

Glass is Tomorrow: Denizli

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February, 15 2016

October 2014
Designer: Autoban – Seyhan Özdemir & Sefer Çağlar, Nigel Coates, Sinem Halli, Benjamin Hubert, Sevgi Kes, Tomas Kral, Tamer Nakisci, Studio Rygalik – Gosia & Tomek Rygalik
Glassblowers: Şevki Bayka Master Team, 

Glass is Tomorrow: RCA

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February, 15 2016

March 2015
Designers: Erin Elizabeth Dickson, Nathan Favot, Gemma Learny, Liisa Poskiparta, Galla Theodosis, Helena Todd

Glassblowers: Ulrika Barr, George Bell, Simon Moore, Liam Reeves, Martin Smith

Partners: Vessel Gallery

Established in 1837,

Glass is Tomorrow Book

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February, 15 2016

The Glass is Tomorrow book is co-funded by the Europe Union Culture Programme and co-edited by Archibooks and Pro Materia in Spring 2015. This ambitious project curated by Lise Coirier, Pro Materia,