Nature inspired classy glass

  Masters in glassblowing and coldwork, Hamish Webster and Greg Swinburne have an exciting new combined display at Christchurch’s Form Gallery, on now until July 30.     “We are holding only two glass exhibitions this year, and the other one was cast glass,” says gallery manager Ryan Dewsbury. “Compared to other art disciplines there […]

Cheers to that!

    As interior styles evolve beyond the Scandi-simplicity which dominated for the last decade, there is a resurgence of vintage-inspired decor, and Japanese wabi-sabi aesthetics.   These trends extend into the kitchen cupboards, where glassware is getting a nostalgic revamp and ceramic mugs look straight from a kiln in Okayama.     Here are […]

Höglund Art Glass

Blown Away: Höglund Art Glass

The King of Sweden has one. The King of Tonga has several. The Clintons have a collection and so has Elton John. What? Pieces of glass from Höglund Art Glass, of course!   Höglund Art Glass has a reputation which extends beyond the shores of New Zealand.  Created by glass artists Ola Höglund and Marie […]