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Vessel, HY.03, from GLASS series

This is a vessel. It was designed by Neri Oxman and MIT Media Lab Mediated Matter Group.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Neri Oxman as part of Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

It is dated 2015. Its medium is 3d-printed glass.

Like the trunk of a powerful tree, this vessel is indented with sturdy, organic curves. The piece is from Oxman’s 3D-printed GLASS series. Each piece in the series is built up from tubes of molten glass, layer by layer, yielding optically transparent structures. The tubular forms have the potential to contain and transmit media. This new technique has enormous potential for creating vessels and products as well as architectural components and building facades. The technique was unveiled by Oxman and her Mediated Matter group in September, 2015.

It is credited Courtesy of Mediated Matter, MIT Media Lab.

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Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 15.2 × 15.2 × 16.5 cm (6 in. × 6 in. × 6 1/2 in.)

We have 1 video that features Vessel, HY.03, from GLASS series.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Beauty—Cooper Hewitt Design Triennial.

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