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modern glass that inspires: baldwin guggisberg

modern glass baldwin guggisberg

Modern glass vessels help bring freshness to a room that heavier sculpture and flat art can’t always do. Recently a dear friend brought to my attention the inspired glass works of American-Swiss artists based in Wales: Baldwin Guggisberg. I’m so … Continue reading

bling, bling in the luxurious glass of Anna Torfs

Belgian born glass artist and designer Anna Torfs is once again pushing the envelope of innovation and plush luxury with the vessels in her objects collection.  Rooted in traditional glass making techniques, but forward thinking in design, Anna is one … Continue reading

passing the test of time: modernity in the tiffany vase

When we think of Tiffany today, we think sparkling diamonds, glittering jewelry, polished silver and glowing Tiffany lamps.  It’s not generally my thing.  BUT, I happen to love some of Tiffany’s vases.  Not only do they tend to work in … Continue reading

Collecting the ever so chic jewelry and glass objects from Lalique

One of today’s most iconic luxury brands is the French House of Lalique, founded at the end of the 19th century by artist René Lalique.  At the beginning, the business was focused on wonderfully imaginative jewelry that captivated the rich … Continue reading

Do you know Murano’s merletto?

Venice.  The name connotes all things beautiful, delicious and decadent, so it’s no surprise that some of the most sought after glass in the world comes from one of the islands in the lagoon: Murano.  It is also no secret … Continue reading

The whimsical beauty of glass

Last March on my way to the #1 of all global Art Fairs, TEFAF Maastricht in The Netherlands, I stopped in the medieval city of Bruges in Belgium to take in the astounding local “Flemish Primitive” paintings of Hans Memling … Continue reading