GLASS+RESIN

Noticed: Through the Looking Glass

Palmer _ Mirror 1

By Regina Connell. We live in the age of vanity, oh baby, do we ever.  And the apex of our vanity? Selfies: those private moments concocted to be shared social media, the stories manufactured solely for public consumption. The handmaidens of that vanity? Our smartphones, of course. … Continue reading

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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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