Sweat, blow and draw with glassblowers Erno Takala and Marie de Bruyn
Pâte de verre – workshop with Netta Bacon Glass dep. Rietveld Academie NL
First trials are done. Now we try to blow into a more concrete mould with help by glass blower Erno Takala.
Experienced glass blower and wonderful woman Alma Jantunen from Nuutajärvi’s glass village in Finland came for a short visit to rainy Amsterdam. Some hours in the glass studio of the Rietveld Academie, and… Continue reading
The glass department of Rietveld Academy and students from Sandberg Institut together with the teachers and students from the School of Decorative Arts in Prague drove to Leerdam to visit the National Glasmuseum as well as… Continue reading
Today we headed to the north side of Mitrovica, to the village of Zevecan. Kosovo flags changed to Serbian ones, and we jumped in to another vehicle with Serbian license plate to… Continue reading
Second day in Albanian mountain village Skroma. A container donated by local NGO Mundesia was used as a location for the workshop. We got some extra participants from kids of the village.… Continue reading
Second group of jewelry making took place in Mundesia‘s activity room in Mitrovica city. Participants came from different villages and communities; Albanians, Serbians, Romans and Turks spend the day together learning new… Continue reading
First workshop group took place in Skroma village about an hour ride from Mitrovica city. Every woman and girl made a pair of earrings using recycled paper as main material. Delicious home… Continue reading
In December/January I was traveling in Balkans with my journalist friend Verna Leinonen. Because of her work we ended up heading to north of Kosovo, to municipality of Mitrovica to visit local NGO… Continue reading
Wonderwinderpand – alternative winter market Today in Landbouwbelang in Maastricht 12-6 pm A Piece of news & Whisper in your ear – earrings can be found there!
This is how our lantern is coming along for Nuit des Lampions. Playing with willow and masking tape, with paper and latex under a guiding eye of Bryan Tweddle. Thanks for our… Continue reading
It’s been almost 4 months that I left Iceland behind. My black beach, volcanos and icebergs are still in my mind. Nature of the amazing island is giving some inspiration also for a glass… Continue reading
Also these playful glass works are made in Nuutajärvi‘s glass village by Lasisirkus, Alma Jantunen and Johannes Rantasalo.
The glass of work of Anu Penttinen is getting the last heat in the hands of Slate Grove. Anu, beside of designing, she also makes her own work including the piece in… Continue reading
Anu Penttinen is on of the artists working and creating in the glass village of Nuutajärvi. Her playful and colorful work tempts you to come closer with your fingers first. During these weeks… Continue reading
These new kind of glass tubes by Chihuly are one of things that came out of 10 days of working in Nuutajärvi.
Slowly proceeds the annealing process of huge glass pieces made by Chihuly‘s group in Nuutajärvi‘s glass factory.
All the work is done and a group of Dale Chihuly‘s glassblowers are about to head back to US. after working in Nuutajärvi‘s factory for 10 days. The factory is the oldest still… Continue reading
The story of design from modernism to the future from 16th of June until 6th of August in Taidehalli, in Helsinki. <- A little bit of charm by Susanne Koskimäki‘s glass dolls… Continue reading
Puhallus ja laukaus Glass and photographs in Nuutajärvi‘s glass village 8.6.-12.8.2012 Photo by Jani Kaila
A fresh exhibition of group of young talented glass makers in Riihimäki. Lasismi 1.6.-23.9.2012 at The Finnish Glass Museum In the photo, Pill by Helmi Remes.
Finnish glass and design 1.6 – 14.8.2012 at Design Forum in Helsinki