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Photo exhibition
From a New Perspective
The photo exhibition entitled “Fascinating Innovation” with motifs of some of SCHOTT’s technological developments shows the work of engineers and scientists from a totally different perspective. [more]

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Marble, Gold and “Mirogard”
The reopening of the renowned Albertina Museum in Vienna in March 2003 was the media event of the year in Austria. Queen Sonja of Norway and Austrian President Thomas Klestil opened the renovated museum, which had remained closed to the public for nearly 10 years. Many of the exhibits are now protected by “Mirogard” products, SCHOTT’s anti-reflective picture glazing. [more]

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Glass Artists
Each Piece is Unique
Glass artists around the world work with “Duran” borosilicate glass produced by Schott-Rohrglas. In England alone, the company has some 100 customers who are glassblowers. One exam-ple is Lichfield Studio Glass in Rugeley, near Birmingham. [more]

Light Guides
Making Something Heavy Light
Concrete brings to mind gray facades, plain bridges, dreary basement garages and indistinctive high-rise buildings on the outskirts of cities. Hungarian architect Áron Losonczi has demonstrated that this construction material can look quite different. Light guides from SCHOTT play an important role in his concept. [more]

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Rosengart Collection
How Miró came to “Mirogard“
Lucerne has a new museum called the Rosengart Collection. It features well over 200 paintings, watercolors and sketches produced by outstanding Impressionist and Classic Modern artists. These invaluable works are protected by anti-reflective “Mirogard” glass. [more]

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Crystal-clear Sounds
The glass processing specialist “Glas Platz” is well known for its technically advanced products. For its design award winning “Magic Sound” glass loudspeaker the company chose thin glass from SCHOTT. [more]

Interior Design
Special Effects with Lighting
In the Bundesrat Building in Berlin, lighting elements with “Conturax” profile rods enhance stylish surroundings with pleasant lighting. [more]

2002 Olympic Winter games
The Flame from Within
The torch carrying the Olympic flame to the 2002 Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah is crowned with borosilicate glass from SCHOTT. [more]

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Art with Light Effects
A World Made of Small Lights
The Spanish artist Pere Bruix works with glass fibers, achieving impressive effects in the process. [more]

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National Science Museum
The Giant Blue Wing
A striking blue glass façade with “Imera” colored glass by SCHOTT Spezialglas AG, Standort Grünenplan, determines the quality of the light in the latest extension to the National Science Museum in London. [more]

All in White
With the introduction of “Ceran Arcticfire”, the white glass ceramic cooktop panel, SCHOTT continues with its series of contemporary innovations for household appliances. [more]

Glass art
Light in tubes
Special glass tubing from SCHOTT is used by the Swiss glass artist and graphic designer, Josef Andraska, to create glowing spatial objects. [more]