Known for their crystal glass, Baccarat has been making it’s iridescent mark through chandeliers since the mid-19th century. Now, the glass crystal manufacturer presents ‘Baccarat Highlights,’ an exhibition celebrating the French art de vivre, on display at the Palazzo Morando.
Recognised all over the world for its exceptional expertise, Baccarat has been writing the history of light ever since its first collection of chandeliers was created in the mid-19th century.That history combines tradition and innovation, extreme refinement and new technologies, to translate the legends of the past into the language of the present. Some of the world’s most talented designers have created Baccarat’s new collection, such as Fernando & Humberto Campana, Louise Campbell, Jean-Marc Gady, Jaime Hayon, Arik Levy, Philippe Nigro and Philippe Starck, and they were joined by students of the Lausanne art school, ECAL. The collection takes the boundaries of light into a magical new realm.
Palazzo Morando – April 2013: Throughout this special exhibition celebrating the French Art de Vivre, Baccarat unveils its latest collection of lights in Highlights 2013. From the Eiffel Tower at dawn to the sun setting over the Paris Opera, the exhibition showcases the magic and influence of crystal. The City of Light serves as the perfect backdrop, allowing each exhibit, whether indoors or out, in one of the many gardens, to show off its hypnotic charms. Brightness, incandescence and sparkle take this collection to new heights.