Plastic Blowing by Kodai Iwamoto

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April 17, 2018

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Japanese designer Kodai Iwamoto asked himself, “What would happen if an old manufacturing process met a cheap and mass-produced material?”

Iwamoto used traditional glass blowing techniques and standard PVC plastic pipes to create these beautiful vases, on display now at Milan Design Week 2018.

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The pipes are heated for a short time and then blown into a standard wood mould. The finished vases are part of the Ex-Portation exhibit open now through April 22, 2018.

Kodai Iwamoto was born in Kagoshima, Japan and graduated with a Masters in Product Design from École cantonale d’art de Lausanne (ECAL) in Switzerland. To see more of his work visit:

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