What would the four seas of Turkey look like if they were water glasses? Exploring this question, Deniz series brings the beautiful seas of Turkey: Black Sea, Marmara Sea, Aegean Sea, Mediterranean Sea; to the tables in the form of water glasses.
Inspired by trees, whose branches reach over the skies and roots to the earth just like water leaking into a substance, Agac (Tree) brings together the craftsmanship of the Nature and the legendary art of the glass masters of Pasabahce.
Plastic water bottles are not only physically transparent but also conceptually invisible, with the fact that one million of them are being sold each minute despite the inadequate and failing recycling practices. Contrast series brings together the two very opposite concepts: the iconic PET bottle and the phenomenal glass craftsmanship of Pasabahce, by creating a water bottle made out of an environmentally friendly material: glass.
The poetic beauty of traveling from one continent to another through a bridge, co-exists with the irony of whining about the traffic… Bridges connect us with the cities that we live in. Inspired by the cross steel cable pattern of the Brooklyn Bridge, a historical landmark of New York City, Designer Berk Ilhan created the Brooklyn glass vase series.
In mythology, Narcissus falls in love with his own reflection on water and keeps going to the river to see himself every day, until he falls over inside the water and drowns as a consequence. Looking at the ego journey of the humankind from Narcissus to today’s selfie culture, Narcissus is a vase with a reflective bottom surface. Who knows, maybe one day Narcissus appears on the surface, and we can take a selfie together.
Designed for those who get thirsty during their sleep, Goz (Eye) is a bedside water carafe and a glass that complete each others’ patterns when the glass is placed on top of the bottle.