Vitrics Selected by Top Furniture Designer

Date: 13 March 2006
Source: Sky Design

Date: 13 March 2006

Internationally renowned designer Arik Levy, has put his name to the Vitrics 3D glass engraving process, after selecting the technology to intricately engrave a table he exhibited at the DesignLab section of the Paris Furniture Show.

The table was designed and crafted by Arik Levy from low iron content glass, which he then passed over Sky Design, Europe’s leading Vitrics 3D laser glass engraving specialist, to apply its unique process to realise Levy’s design.Sky Design is owned by English design entrepreneur Jeremy Buckland, who approached Arik Levy to see if he could utilise the craft in his work, subsequently demonstrating its broad parameters.

“We were looking for a cutting edge contemporary designer who was prepared to put his name to this process and appropriate the technology – and Arik Levy fitted the bill perfectly,” explained Jeremy Buckland, managing director of Sky Design.

Levy designed the 1300 x 500 x 19mm table and Sky Design spent a total of 9 hours engraving a series of ‘honeycomb’ structures within the glass to a depth of 10mm. When the table is observed the design appears to swirl as the combs ‘close’ and ‘open’. This dramatic effect occurs whilst the surface of the glass remains untouched and perfectly smooth.

The table, which is valued at around £6000 remains in the Arik Levy collection.

600450 Vitrics Selected by Top Furniture Designer

See more news about:

Others also read

Flat glass is great material to use for interior furnishings. Using monolithic or laminated glass, a myriad of different products can be produced.
5-axis interpolated Numerically Controlled machining center with automatic tool change for the working of flat glass sheets of all thicknesses and bent glass.
The Cms Profile is the ultimate vertical CNC work-center. It can mill, drill, grind, polish, engrave, and seam.
Through participation in CERICOM LiSEC is expanding its competence in offering innovative solutions for the processing of flat glass and technical glass lites sheets by means of laser.
How laser beam processing works on glass and what advantages it brings in the decoration of glass walls.
In order to commemorate AAMA’s 75 years of dedication to the fenestration industry, an LED-lit glass and aluminum sculpture was created by PGT Industries and showcased during the 2012 Annual Conference in February.

Add new comment

From industry

Ronda Shimizu, 16 - Pol. Ind. Can Torrella
08233 Vacarisses (Barcelona) Barcelona