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Amorphous Installation by AGC Asahi Glass at MDW2016

Akihide Mishima

Japanese company AGC Asahi Glass participates for the second time at Milan Design Week with an immersive glass installation titled Amorphous, showcasing a “light, flexible and expressive” glass world that will dramatically change the conventional image of glass.

Around 5,000 pieces of thin, chemically strengthened glass developed using AGC’s cutting-edge technology are used to create the “Amorphous” installation.


Glass is a material that you come across every day. The installation reveals the incredibly rich and complex microcosm inside glass using the latest glass technology and a beautiful interplay of light. As your gaze glides over each piece of thin, chemically strengthened glass dancing in the space, you will be amazed by its rich, expressive appearance, which comes from being finished with the latest technology to create a wide range of textures.


Every angle reveals a different hue, and every surface beautifully reflects the light. Though you can clearly see your own reflection in it as though looking in a mirror, you can also see through it to admire the scenery on the other side. This gigantic model of glass’s molecular structure is a showcase filled with futuristic glass technology. Light, wind, and music newly composed for this exhibition go together to create a fantastic space that immerses the viewer in the Amorphous.

The Installation will be on show at Superstudio Più in Tortona district during Milan Design Week 2016, which runs from 12 April to 17 April.

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all images and video © Akihide Mishima



Space Design: NOSIGNER (CEO: Eisuke Tachikawa)
Lighting Design: ​​Izumi Okayasu
Sound Design: ​​Kenta Kamiyama