Crystal clear Stories

April 2011

Murano blows

Adriano Berengo at his glass studio. Photo: Hugo Thomassen /

Featured at this year’s Venice Biennale are modern glass pieces created on the island of Murano by artists and
designers of note. Glasstress will present these gems in a beautiful Venice palazzo alongside the canal, in tandem with top glassware gallery, Venice Projects. A certain Adriano Berengo intends to recreate the tradition of glassmaking on the small island of Murano and declare it the centre of high quality glassware production once again.

This article appeared in DAM28. Order your personal copy.