Prolific Italian architect and designer Joe Colombo created a wide array of appealing glass objects in his time. He worked with shapes, light, and silhouettes, and had an impressive way of creating small sculptures out of even the most functional homeware pieces.
Clessidra vase is a timeless and beautifully scaled glass object, where the container of the vase is raised gracefully from the light base to lift the flowers up in
Colombo’s original drawings from 1969 shows a unique idea for a range of multiuse glass objects based on geometrical figures. One of these being the tall, slender Clessidra vase.
Prolific Italian architect and designer Joe Colombo, born Cesare Colombo, believed in democratic and functional design, meant to be used in many different ways - all for the benefit of the user. Ahead of his time, Colombo relied on emerging material and the latest technologies to design futuristic “machines for living”, many of which have become icons for a new way of living.
H: 30 cm
Ø: 13,6 cm
Mouth blown glass
Clear or green