Pavilion of Art & Design prize winners named

A ‘temporary light painting’ has been named best object at the Moët Hennessy Pavilion of Art & Design London.

Random International’s Study for a Mirror, features face recognition technology that detects when a viewer is standing in front of the work and then directly painst the onlooker’s image in light.

A glass vase by Yoichi Ohira will enter the Victoria & Albert Museum’s permanent collection after winning the Pavilion of Art & Design London Prize 2009.

The hand-blown glass piece, called Criastallo Sommerso No 48 Scolpito Vase, was created in 2008 by Italy-based designer-maker Ohira.

Ohira’s piece beat shortlisters Michael Eden and Atelier Van Lieshout to win the prize.

The award for best stand went to Paris-based furniture gallery Galerie Downtown, by François Laffanour.

The Pavilion of Art & Design continues until 18 October in London’s Berkeley Square, W1.

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