Some time ago Swarovski gathered the design community in Milan to unveil the three winners of the Designers of the Future initiative. Because of their avant-garde approach to luxury design, Hong Kong-based Elaine Ng aka The Fabrik Lab, London-based Tomas Alonso and Studio Swine were chosen to work with Swarovski on projects that explore the company’s crystal savoir-faire merged with each designer’s area of expertise. Let’s take a look at Swarovski’s projects at Design Miami/Basel.
Extraordinary projects of the winners came on stage from the laboratories where designers discovered new shapes and features of the crystals.
Elaine Ng- is one of Swarovski designers of the future. Her inspiration of the experiment comes from an intriguing carnivorous plant what becomes the shape of moving installation.
Designer combines her professional textile skills with craft abilities which indicates marvelous composition of the shape and harmony.
Studio Swine’s Azusa Murakami and Alexander Groves introduce their drawn work of one of the smallest crystal in the world.
Tiny crystal became big. Gorgeous creature of Studio Swine.
47 °- the theoretical light reflection angle which was the main goal of Spanish designer Tomas Alonso at Design Miami.
Ingenious collection of crystal pieces what includes trays, lamps and table-top objects.
Swarovski designers of the future works were complete experiment of craft abilities and imagination which inspires and makes Swarovski crystals more and more attractive.