Altruistic Alphabet Tumbler by Lanzavecchia + Wai for Democratic Society
by Harry / March 13, 2014


A is for Alternative: Altruistic Alphabet Tumbler by Lanzavecchia + Wai for Democratic Society, in exquisitely thin mouth-blown glass, celebrates 26 of the finest human attributes - A is for Altruism, B is for Bravery,... - as a new take on the old A is for Apple English-learning device.



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Details: Commissioned by Democratic Society, a Singapore design label, for their Aspects glassware collection. Executed by Shotoku Glass Company, Tokyo, famed for their thin-walled vessels.


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Designer: Francesca Lanzavecchia and Hunn Wai studied design in Italy and Singapore, respectively, and met in the Masters program at Design Academy Eindhoven, Netherlands. Their approach to design means "being researchers, engineers, craftsmen and story-tellers all at the same time."

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