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Spotlight Sunday Interview- Glassy Lady

Are you the kind of person who sees the glass as half empty?

Or do you see the glass as half full?

What if you were the person who actually made the glass, instead? 2,618 more words


Staffan Holm: Anamorphic Objects

This article was first published on Disegnodaily.com on 21st Jan 2016
Photos courtesy of Staffan Holm

As a child, Swedish furniture designer Staffan Holm was fascinated by glass marbles. 448 more words


Glass Art by Kiva Ford

Glass-blowing is an amazing art and science that has continually impressed us in the past. Thanks to the art/design blog ThisIsColossal, we’ve been exposed to the creations of Kiva Ford, who applies the skills he learned for blowing scientific instruments to his personal art, which you can see examples of in the video below: 21 more words


Why are glass bubbles round?

Glassblowers get some odd questions that are a little difficult to answer.  I personally got asked this by someone during my interview to blow glass on a cruise ship….   868 more words

Applied Science

The Complete Borosilicate Colour Guide

               After a few hours of tedious copy & pasting, the ultimate glassblowing cheat sheet is finally complete. Inside, you’ll find short descriptions, as well as working tips, and tricks for just about every boro colour on the market. 73 more words


New Glassblowing Studio in the Works

Construction begins –

Finishing up the workbench.

Pooley & Kolton hard at work

                    Jesse Briggs (Maritimer Glass) and Isaak Milburn will be opening up New-Brunswick’s very first borosilicate glass studio gallery.  70 more words