Written by McQuaid, Matilda
Foreword by Holly Hunt, Contributions by Matilda McQuaid and Pilar ViladasObsessed with light for as long as she can remember, Alison Berger used to catch fireflies as a child and put them in glass jars - an activity that has inspired more than twenty years' worth of exquisite work in handblown glass.
Written by Paul E. Doros
This volume is the definitive account of Tiffany's highly collectible art glass, which he considered his signature artistic achievement. Called Favrile glass a term presumably coined by Louis Comfort Tiffany himself from the same root as the Latin faber (craftsman, artisan) to underscore its one- of-a-kind quality every piece was blown and decorated by hand.
Written by Sandra Korinchak
More than 45 contemporary international glass artists' works leap from these pages in dynamic photos, alongside the makers' own explanations of the methods and insights that guide their work. The glass works range from tableware to furniture, and demonstrate today's top levels of mastery. They are powerful, gorgeous, sometimes startling―and always reflective of the current state of glass art.
Written by Brenda Griffith
In paperback at last, this popular guide to kiln-forming glass--melting cut or crushed glass and then shaping it with molds--features 19 beginner-friendly projects. The beautiful and practical items range from home décor, including a wall sconce and fountain, to sculpture and jewelry.
Written by Piona, Leslie A
Magnificent color, skilled craftsmanship and creative design make Blenko America's most colorful name in glass, touted a Blenko catalog advertisement. First begun in the late nineteenth century in Milton, West Virginia, Blenko remains one of the few glass factories in the United States where modern hand-blown glass is still in production.
Written by Leslie Piña
Named after its founder, Englishman William Blenko, Blenko Glass Company, Inc. began producing stained glass in America in the late nineteenth century. It remains one of the few glass factories in the United States still making modern hand blown production glass. Recently, collectors have been scooping up Blenko designs from the company's middle years of production, the 1950s and 1960s.
Written by Marino Barovier
Glass was viewed as raw material for experiment and research by the famous Venetian architect Carlo Scarpa, who felt the challenge of this vastly suggestive age-old art.The volume is the first catalogue raisonne and the entire index of the over four hundred artistic glass pieces executed by the great architect between 1927 and 1947 for the Murano glassmaking firms of Giacomo Cappellin and Paolo