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Importance of Listening | Glass Sculpture

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in installations, latest news and features | Comments Off on Importance of Listening | Glass Sculpture

Importance of Listening | Glass Sculpture

Creating a successful glass sculpture installation project involves many aspects. However, the importance of listening should not be forgotten. Working One on One We enjoy working one on one with residential customers and glass collectors. We appreciate knowing that someone wants to include our work in their lives. Sometimes customers contact us knowing exactly which pieces or groups of work they want. Many times, however, a customer’s needs may not be so clear. In other words, they are interested in our work, but are not sure what will work best for them. This is when...

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Luxury Interior Glass Hanging Sculpture

Posted by on Mar 6, 2014 in installations, video | Comments Off on Luxury Interior Glass Hanging Sculpture

Luxury Interior Glass Hanging Sculpture

Our luxury interior glass hanging sculpture are designed for custom installations. Each of the sculptural glass forms are hung from the ceiling. The combined glass forms work together to create a larger scale sculpture. The visual impact is further enhanced with the space between each glass form. This negative space helps develop an invisible connection for each of the glass forms to one another. Our concept in design is perfect for any site specific installation within a commercial or residential interior. The hardware for hanging the glass sculpture can be customized to accommodate various...

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Sculptural Glass and Granite Art Installation

Posted by on Dec 12, 2013 in installations, latest news and features | Comments Off on Sculptural Glass and Granite Art Installation

Sculptural Glass and Granite Art Installation

The photos of this sculptural glass and granite art installation were taken prior to shipping to Germany. The installation of this project is on board a new luxury cruise ship, Norwegian Getaway – NCL. The location is Cagney’s Steakhouse within the luxury cruise ship. The project was facilitated through the art consultant design firm, SMC Design, located in London, UK. This sculptural glass and granite art installation presented some unique challenges. The client requested the use of granite in the project. Granite is a beautiful but heavy and brittle material. Weight was also a...

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Cleaning Glass Artwork

Posted by on Jul 28, 2013 in our blog, video | Comments Off on Cleaning Glass Artwork

Cleaning Glass Artwork

Cleaning glass artwork can be simple and straightforward. However, I have some tips to consider to help prevent possible damage while cleaning hand blown glass art.   Glass is Glass Not all glass is the same. There are many different types of glass. The types of glass can include window glass, optical glass, bottle glass, and even cookware glass… But my main focus for these tips will be for cleaning hand blown art glass. The video below shows these tips on cleaning glass artwork. What not to do: Dishwasher Abrasive cleaners Wearing jewelry Dishwasher Generally speaking, hand blown...

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Repairing Glass Tips

Posted by on May 30, 2013 in our blog | 2 comments

Repairing Glass Tips

People contact us often about repairing glass. They figure since we make hand blown glass, repairing glass would be a simple thing for us to do. This might be true for certain types of repairs… However, most repairs are rarely simple and straightforward as people assume. Can’t you just melt it back together? Fixing broken glass by melting it back together may seem like a logical thing to do… But believe it or not, heating-up and melting back together glass is incredibly difficult if not impossible. There are too many complicated technical challenges for this type of repair....

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