Mirror Masters: 4 Artists Using Mirrors

We admit, here at Gardner Glass Products, we're more than a little nerdy about artists who use mirrors in their work. We realize the potential of our product to create interesting commentary on the condition of self or vanity, to create lighting and infinity effects, and to juxtapose with other … [Read more...]

The History and Art of Glass Christmas Ornaments

  The Center for glass art Meisenthal France creates lovely blown and molded Christmas decorations each year.  Located in Meisenthal, a community in Lorraine of north-eastern France, the village is famous for the Centre International d’Art Verrier. Glass has been produced in Meisenthal … [Read more...]

Four Artists Mirroring Magic

We admit, here at Gardner Glass Products, we're more than a little nerdy about artists who use mirrors in their work. We realize the potential of our product to create interesting commentary on the condition of self or vanity, to create lighting and infinity effects, and to juxtapose with other … [Read more...]

Creative Gifts In Glass

Yesterday, we shared some great gifts using glass and mirror for the sophisticate or hipster in your life. Today, we gather up some suggestions for creative types. Those artistic spirits that have unique tastes can often be difficult to shop for as well. We offer up the below slideshow with some of … [Read more...]

MFA – Boston

While in Boston for the recent How Design Live conference, I had the distinct pleasure of visiting the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. What I loved instantly about this art museum was the way the collection features colonial and historical instruments, furniture, and home decor as well as some of the … [Read more...]

Mirror Magic in Kips Bay

We're continuing the look at the use of glass and mirror in the 2014 Kips Bay Decorator Show House in New York. For my earlier post on the topic, featuring Martyn Bullard and Ingrao, click HERE. Today I'm still looking at mirrors; aka: the "interior designer secret weapon." For the challenges facing … [Read more...]

Kips Bay Beautiful Mirror and More

The 2014 Kips Bay Decorator Show House opened up on May 1st for it's 42nd showing, and it was another stunner of a designer showhouse. Despite still having the term "Decorator" in the name - a term which many of my design friends find a bit outdated - the show house itself is always full of leading … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Penland School of Crafts

March is National Craft Month, so today we're heading to one of North Carolina's most inspiring spots for artists....The Penland School of Crafts. Tucked away in the Blue Ridge Mountains, the school is surrounded by quiet, rural countryside and mountains in the distance. It's the perfect place for … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Carolina Creativity

Merlefest  is a huge "traditional +" music festival held on the grounds of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, NC. It was founded by Grammy® Award winning musician, Doc Watson, in honor of his son, Merle. It attracts crowds exceeding 80,000 over the course of the weekend, making it one of the … [Read more...]

Glass Wisdom on Creative Work

Today's quote features some important wisdom for fostering creativity and good work, courtesy of Baltimore-native and NPR personality, Ira Glass: … [Read more...]