Geography Matters: The Art and Craft of Tillie Burden

Bag of Tricks

By Regina Connell. KostaBoda. Orrefors. Iittala. Holmegard. What do these names have in common? They’re all reknown glass makers with a gloriously modernist orientation. And they’re all based in Scandinavia. If you have any high-end glassware at all in your … Continue reading

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Noticed: J. HILL’s Standard

J Hill's Standard

It’s no secret: the traditional handcrafts of the world have had a hard time of it. While individual makers and artisans have struggled, so have the larger enterprises that produced the work. In some sense, they don’t have the advantages … Continue reading

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Noticed: Nate Cotterman

Cube glasses by Nate Cotterman

By Regina Connell. We’re huge fans of the craft of glassmaking for that unlikely blend of meditative process and excitement. But we’re often underwhelmed by the designs we typically see. The glass world is absolutely ripe for artisans who integrate … Continue reading

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Noticed: Elk-Small world, big ideas.

By Regina Connell. There is something about the Aussies, isn’t there? The self-deprecating humor. The food (though let’s not talk about Vegemite, you can’t count me as one of those rabid fans). The beer (now we’re talking). The big personalities … Continue reading

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