October 15, 2019
With breathtakingly beautiful pieces, Vissio traces its origins to Novel Studio, a workshop founded in 1994 as a studio devoted to experimentation and innovation through the medium glass. According to the Mexico-based studio, “the mix [is] in precise proportions of design, craftsmanship, and technique.” Vissio’s projects are all diverse, but the beholder can follow a through line with their ephemeral beauty, creative heft and the maker’s synthesis of tradition and innovation, design and functionality.
September 10, 2019
Born in 1987, Polish artist, designer and manufacturer Marcin Rusak is, without question, one of the leading lights in design today. The young designer has always gravitated towards decaying, patinated and aging materials, which gives the artist’s work a beauty cut through with history. According to the artist: Through research, craft, and utilization of new technology, I try to embrace a complex approach to art in order to re-evaluate objects and their significance while celebrating the organic outcome of natural materials and processes.”
September 03, 2019
For Artist Katherine Gray, glass, her chosen material, offers both the familiar and the otherworldly. With a career that has produced blown glass sculptures to found-art works, Gray continues to create magic within one of the world’s oldest forms of craftsmanship. According to the artist, “my work is about disappearance of some sort and I use glass as an embodiment of that notion. I use a material that we don’t generally ‘see’; [glass] is both known and unknown, quotidian and transcendent at the same time.” Gray, academic and prolific artist as well as the eminent judge on television’s Blown Away, shared her thoughts with us as her ethereal new bowl collection touches down at The Future Perfect.
August 17, 2019
Long before the successful Apollo Missions, many earthlings have engaged in a fascination with outer space. In 1969, with the famous moon landings, an infatuation for some became a mainstream obsession as popular culture followed lunar progress in its taste for all things extraterrestrial. Celebrating its 50th anniversary this year, the watershed moment drove major social change and inspired a generation of aesthetes, academics and entrepreneurs.