Decorative Objects: Paolo Venini (1895 – 1959) emerged as one of the leading figures in the production of Murano glass and an important contributor to twentieth-century design.
Hand-Blown Glass Ornaments. these blown glass balls are not just ornaments they are called kugels and are in folklore said to trap evil spirits at night and hold them until morning light destroyed them(much like Native American dream catchers). I have many hanging from my bedroom ceiling. I am obsessed
Venetian Glass by Carlo Scarpa from 1940. The exhibition, presented at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, comprises around 300 works, divided into groups on the basis of the type of glass and technique utilized, and covers the fifteen years of the Venetian architect and designer’s activity as artistic director of the Venini glassworks. Carlo Scarpa, Venini 1940