AGC to Unveil Its “Emergence of Form” Installation at Milan Design Week 2019
AGC participates in Milan Design Week again in 2019. This event is one of the world’s largest design festivals, held in Italy in April every year.
Since 2015, AGC has exhibited at Milan Design Week with past showings including installations centering on human senses such as sight and touch. It utilizes new innovations and ideas achieved through these fusions of design and technology in the research and development efforts. Marking the 5th time participating in this exhibition, AGC unveils its “Emergence of Form” installation.
This year, AGC is focusing on the three-dimensional curved surface molding and processing technologies for glass materials have been generating great demand for a multitude of applications, such as for architecture and automotive uses, and in electronic devices and kitchenware. In addition to this, it is also be featuring its “Brightorb™” ceramic materials designed for use in 3D printers, a material that has been developed through the ceramic technological knowhow that AGC has accumulated through its history of over 100 years.
In addition to its diverse range of material offerings, AGC boasts its wide-ranging molding and processing technologies and hopes to introduce designers and individuals engaged in the development of products who are gathering at the Milan Design Week to such technologies through this exhibit.
|Emergence of Form
Monday, April 8, 2019 *3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Tuesday, April 9, 2019 to Saturday, April 13 *10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Sunday, April 14, 2019 *10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
(Address: Via Ferrante Aporti 13, 20125 Milano)
|Keita Suzuki (PRODUCT DESIGN CENTER）
|Izumi Okayasu（Izumi Okayasu Lighting Design Office）
|Kyohei Baba（Maruhiro Inc.）
This year’s Creative Partner is Keita Suzuki, a product designer who has engaged in design for a wide array of products ranging from soy sauce bottles and smartphones to railway vehicles.
Born in 1982. Graduated from Tama Art University in 2006. Established the PRODUCT DESIGN CENTER in Tokyo in 2012. Engages in everything from product design for a wide array of products, ranging from everyday items to railway vehicles. Invited to display his masterpiece exhibit “Fujiyama Glass” at the “9th Biennale Internationale Design Saint-Étienne.” Became the first Asian individual to be selected as a finalist for the 2016 “HUBLOT DESIGN PRIZE.” Conducted his first personal exhibition “LINE by Keita Suzuki” at the Yanagi Sori Design Memorial in 2018.