The story behind the light
“What we wanted to do in Herbarium was to capture the wilderness, so anyone can take home a piece of the Bohemian meadow frozen in glass,” says Mária Čulenová, chief designer who led the creative team behind Herbarium.
The magic happens when the molten glass is poured over dried flowers, herbs or small tree branches. That´s when the greenery turns into ashes but leave their distinct traces in the glass surface.
Even though Herbarium is preset in nine versions, it is still a unique piece for any client’s home. No two flowers in the world are the same, therefore each component we create now or in the future will be a unique, one-of-a-kind piece.
The installations are made of clear glass components, but there are also several components with the golden-painted flower imprint in each preset shape.
This concept was firstly introduced in 2020 as part of LASVIT’s campaign Nature of Glass and reaped great success around the world.