Its design concept is realized in a three dimensional, asymmetrical, pair of intersecting glass forms.
The striated surface of the crystal glass produces ever-changing effects of reflection and refraction. Narrowly directed light sources beam light through the mass of glass into the entire glass element, highlighting its geometry.
As an architect and designer, Zaha Hadid’s work explores spatial concepts of all scales – from the city to individual product, sculptural jewelry and limited edition furniture pieces, homeware items and fashion accessories, as well as interior, exhibition and set design commissions. ZHD was established in 2006 under the direction of Woody Yao and Maha Kutay and aims to implement the latest technological and material innovations in collaboration with the world’s most respected brands. ZHD also features a gallery space arranged over two floors which hosts an ever-changing program of exhibitions and collaborations. The ZHD Gallery regularly showcases work by emerging designers, young artists and innovative makers, as well as hosting a variety of affiliated events.