To See a World in a Grain of Sand

— A Collaborative Archive

This ongoing project investigates sand as an incredible natural resource by inviting people from all over the world to send us a sample from their favourite location. The sand is then melted into a small glass sample that reveals the unique colours embedded within that very place, and becomes a part of our expanding collaborative archive and touring exhibition.

Exhibition at Dutch Design Week (October 2017)

The exhibition takes the form of a map which displays the varying colours of glass from all over the world  >

The production studio at Atelier NL

DDW visitors exploring the exhibition, chatting, and reading about different stories of sand >

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Visit www.aworldofsand.com  to contribute to the project or read more stories of sand!