French designer Laurence Brabant produces the most exquisite glassware, that manages to be useful, graceful and often provocatively witty too.

Brabant-vase

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Brabant’s Verre Rouge has a hollow stem into which the wine flows, revealing all the range of tones in a glass or red wine.

Brabant verre rouge

Brabant teacup

Brabant bottle