The nixie tube is a vintage display device which had been used until 70s when it was replaced with LED displays. The complex knowledge of manufacture of nixie tubes literally died with tube factory’s engineers, glassblowers and machine operators. I discovered nixie tubes in 2011 […]
For this month’s episode, Signal Snowboards’ Founder Dave Lee leaves the factory to travel across the sea to an Italian glass factory to create a handmade glass snowboard—the most delicate build to date! The glass snowboard is cut, pressed, tempered, and ever so carefully transported […]
57 is the latest chandelier designed by Omer Arbel for Bocci, discover the secret behind he beautiful surface of this handmade glass piece . stunning.
Our next short film (shooting Feb 2013) is in its very early stages; be sure to follow us at twitter.com/PigeonholeFilm for continuous updates! Artists Ian and Paula Rylatt show us their artistic approach to two individual projects while exploring what it means to be an […]
John Pomp is a craftsman, glass blower, lighting designer. The John Pomp Studio is located in Philiadelphia, but his work can be found in showrooms around the country. The film was produced by Gregor Halenda Photography and filmed by Ron Risman of Cinematic Stories and […]
Glass is always fascinating. An ancient material, made of sand and fire, bent by human hand and breath, shows its double nature, liquid and solid, and keeps touching us, from its shaping to when it enters our houses. In furnaces I learned the meaning of […]
Glass Chandelier created by Holdman Studios for the tuscany restaurant .
simply beautiful ” Handmade In England”, The first chance for members of the public to see the high levels of skill that go in to making each light. The Bracket 7685 was filmed on location in our metal works in Birmingham.
This is the 28 chandelier by Omer Arbel IT’s basically an “exploration” of glass-making. Check the video to truly understand the process -his process involves forcing air into hot glass, removing it, heating and cooling the whole thing and plopping scalding blobs of milk glass on […]