by Nao Tamura
There is a moment when a clinging bead of water becomes a droplet. The droplet reflects its surroundings while gathering light within. Momento freezes that moment of ephemeral beauty and turns it into a source of light. The elliptical shadow, folding over itself, captures the glassmaker’s spinning technique.
MMT35 | Ø 350 x H 60 mm + Ø 40 mm sphere
MMT50 | Ø 500 x H 70 mm + Ø 35 mm sphere
Blown glass plate, metal sphere
PLATE | Crystal | Grey | Crystal Sandblasted | Grey Sandblasted
SPHERE | Brass (Ø 40 mm) | Black Aluminium (Ø 35 mm)
CLAMPS | Black (for MMT50 only)
Nao Tamura talents cross-over cultures, languages, disciplines, concepts and styles with consistency of smart thinking always at the heart of her work. She is truly global in her insights and execution. As a product of Tokyo and New York City creative communities, her solutions are equally at ease in the world of 2-D and 3-D with an uncanny ability to find that emotional connection with the audience. Her unique solutions are more than simply design and possess a rare balance of innovation and beauty. She is truly global in her insights and execution. Some of the many awards she has been given include ADI Compasso d’Oro International Award and Elle Deco Japan International Design Award.