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For the Print lights, on the other hand, it was on to the team at Established & Sons, who set about putting them into production at a facility in Murano. Shown here is an intermediate mold; the casing will eventually be made of metal, but the bottom plate is finished. “At this point it’s not a metal mesh anymore, but a proper piece of steel that’s been CNC-engraved with the pattern specifically for the Print lamp,” says Willenz. “The glassblower makes a bubble, closes it inside the mold, then blows it until it reaches the bottom. Then he starts turning it to keep the shape perfectly round, so the metal part needs to be able to spin inside. In terms of molding glass, it’s quite unusual to do something like that.” The final lamp will reach the market next month.