Tag: glass

Sep 24, 2015

Watch How Crystal Blowers Make This Chandelier

Watch How Crystal Blowers Make This Chandelier

True artisans. What amazing craftsmanship!

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Sep 18, 2015

Picture of the Day: Shot Glasses

Picture of the Day: Shot Glasses

Seen here are “shot glasses” by glass artist Steve Mineck

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Jun 18, 2015

Amazing Crashing Wave Glass Sculptures by Blaker-DeSomma

Amazing Crashing Wave Glass Sculptures by Blaker-DeSomma

Marsha Blaker and Paul DeSomma capture the beauty of crashing waves in a stunning series of glass sculptures.

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May 17, 2015

Stunning Glass Blown Animal Sculptures by Scott Bisson

Stunning Glass Blown Animal Sculptures by Scott Bisson

Scott Bisson is an amazing glass artist based in Philomath, Oregon. The artist’s handmade, glass blown animal sculptures are amazing works of art and can be found in numerous galleries and homes around the world. On his website’s about page, Bisson provides a glimpse into his journey in glass: Scott began his journey…

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Feb 11, 2015

Sparkle Tables that Come to Life with Sunlight

Sparkle Tables that Come to Life with Sunlight

Minneapolis-based designer John Foster has created a beautiful series of custom tables that sparkle when the sunlight shines on them. Glass tabletops are placed on a series of ‘reversed pyramid cut glass crystals’ which split the natural light into hundreds of rainbow reflections on the surrounding walls and floors. Regarding his approach to design,…

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Oct 27, 2014

Glass Wave Sculptures by Ben Young

Glass Wave Sculptures by Ben Young

Glass artist Ben Young (featured previously) makes intricate wave sculptures by stacking layers of laminated, clear float glass atop a concrete base. Raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand and now residing in Sydney, Australia, the self-taught artist has been making glass sculptures for over a decade. Each of Young’s sculptures are hand drawn, hand…

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Oct 20, 2014

Rippling Water Tables by Zaha Hadid

Rippling Water Tables by Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid’s Liquid Glacial Tables were first unveiled in 2012, a collection of coffee and dining tables that resembled rippling water—frozen in time—being funnelled into three water spouts which also served as the table’s legs. The collection was shortlisted by the Design Museum as one of the ‘Best Designs of 2012’. The limited edition…

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Jul 28, 2014

Waves of Cut Glass by Ben Young

Waves of Cut Glass by Ben Young

31-year-old Ben Young makes intricate wave sculptures from numerous layers of cut glass. Raised in Waihi Beach, New Zealand and now residing in Sydney, Australia, the self-taught artist has been making glass sculptures now for over a decade. Each of Young’s sculptures are hand drawn, hand cut and hand crafted, layer on layer to…

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Jul 14, 2014

Stunning Miniature Gardens Encased in Clear Glass Orbs

Stunning Miniature Gardens Encased in Clear Glass Orbs

Master glass artist Paul Stankard is world-renowned for his delicate glass flower and insect sculptures encased in clear glass. In the series below entitled Orbs, Stankard expresses his love and passion for nature through these amazing glass sculptures. Stankard’s work is represented in more than 60 museums around the world and he is a…

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Jul 8, 2014

The Depths of an Ocean Inside a Coffee Table

The Depths of an Ocean Inside a Coffee Table

The Abyss Table by Duffy London is a conversation piece made from multiple layers of stacked wood and glass. The stunning coffee table mimics the geological cross-section of an ocean as layers of glass darken the deeper they are situated. The handmade table measures (L)160cm (W)80cm (H)46cm and is limited to a mere 25…

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