cast like a bell explores new opportunities using the traditional sand casting technique of the foundry. The aim is to highlight the unique construction techniques, material properties and finishes developed over generations of handcrafted bells.
ARTISAN: Arnaud and Alexis Brügger are 3rd generation Fonderie Brügger creating traditional bells in the Fribourg region of Switzerland. They forge Sonnailles (steel bells) as well as sand-cast bronze bells.
DESIGNER: Georg Foster is a Swiss designer with German and English roots, having grown up in
Cameroon and Turkey as well as Switzerland and the UK. He obtained a BA in Product Design at Central Saint Martins in London and a MAS in Design for Luxury and Craftsmanship at ECAL school of art and design in Lausanne. With a strong passion for materials and processes he strives for simplicity and honesty within his designs.
SP – 140
SP – 280
TP – 280