Jun. 04, 2012

karin korn – desk light | beleuchtungsglaskombinat görlitz | 1974/75

a desk light that looks more danish or italian than middle european, but its origin is truely the beleuchtungsglaskombinat görlitz. the designer karin korn got her education under ilse decho and hans merz at the burg giebichenstein and later a graduate course at the school for applied arts prague. this revolutionary all-glass light was made from a combination of mould-blown and pressed glass. the görlitz glass works only was a supplier until starting production this type of glass lamps. [mould-blown overlay glass, pressed glass; h. 35,5cm]

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