Glas Italia, world leader for crystal design products based in Macherio, Brianza, is the official supplier of Casa Italia in Pyeongchang, the official headquarters of the Italian Olympic Team and all of its guests, on the occasion of the XXIII Winter Olympic Games, that will take place from February 9 to February 25 in Pyeonghang in South Korea.
Casa Italia is a project that aims not only to promote Italian sport excellences, but also art and design ones, is located inside the Yongpyong Golf Club, in the heart of the Winter Olympic Park in the Alpensia Ski Resort, where ceremonies and most of the competitions will take place. Glas Italia, founded in the early 1970s and currently present with its modern furniture, partition doors, and crystal accessories in more than 100 countries across 5 continents, explained: “The products of our collection have been selected to furnish most of the rooms of the ‘house’: in the entrance hall there are tables designed by Johanna Grawunder, the lounge bar houses the ‘Fountain’ tables designed by Tokujin Yoshioka, while the relax and conversation areas are complemented by the ‘Soft’ tables designed by Nendo and the ‘Twinkle’ tables designed by Chiara Andreatti. Finally, in the Azzurri Lounge, dedicated to the Italian Team, there is the ‘Bent Glass Bench’ in extra-light crystal by Naoto Fukasawa.”
Ilona Catani Scarlett