Los Angeles was buzzing with design energy this weekend with Dwell on Design playing centerpiece Friday through Sunday. Just a few miles over, Quench Collective and Flagship co-hosted, AUS/USA/LAX 2013, an event highlighting the leading edge of Australian products and design afterhours. Quietly sitting in the corner, this handblown sealed glass speaker seated upon a Portuguese cork base by designer Björn Rust caught the attention of the eyes before impressing the ears...
The hand-blowing process forming the GS-1 speaker with Australian sands pigmented with oxides from Germany and New Zealand.
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