This festive season, The Upper House launches its much anticipated collaboration with world-renowned design firm, Yabu Pushelberg, and innovative glass manufacturer, LASVIT. Blending their creative prowess and commitment to quality craftsmanship, they present a stunning design and light experience with the creation of a bespoke Christmas tree.
Based on the Otto glassware and Cipher light collections launched earlier in the year, the design represents a balance between heritage techniques, dramatic textures and contemporary forms.
About Yabu Pushelberg
Founded in 1980 by George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg, Yabu Pushelberg is now one of the most recognized design firms worldwide. The firm’s multidisciplinary approach has evolved to encompass all aspects of design, including many product collaborations; each new venture reflects an edited approach that continuously shifts between the rational and the intuitive. Recognised as design industry innovators, George Yabu and Glenn Pushelberg have earned countless accolades for their work and contribution to international design excellence, including their appointment as Officers for the Order of Canada. With studios in Toronto and New York and current projects in over sixteen countries, attention to detail and a spirit of exploration remains a hallmark of the firm.
The brand LASVIT, founded in 2007 by Leon Jakimic?, sheds a new light on Bohemian glass and takes it into the next millennium. LASVIT combines the authenticity of glass with innovative technologies and creative craftsmanship. In a few short years, LASVIT has established itself as the authority delivering bespoke lighting sculptures and art installations made from hand-blown glass. Collaborations with renowned designers and artists produce also unique glass collections. Nendo, Ross Lovegrove, Daniel Libeskind, Campana Brothers, Maarten Baas, Czech legends Rene Roubicek and Borek Sipek are among those who choose LASVIT in order to embody their unconventional artistic vision, endow it with the precision and mastery of our glassmakers, and produce impressive creative oeuvre. This is a manifesto of LASVIT’s uncompromising mission: To transform glass into breathtaking light and design experiences.