Glass Blowing at Ajeto in Lindava, Czech Republic

This week Max was in Lindava, Czech Republic at the Ajeto Glassworks facilities. In just one day, 6 glass globes (weighing approximately 35 kilos each) were blown. The globes are a commissioned job for a residential architectural project. In two weeks the forms should be properly annealed and ready for pick up and transit back to the UK….

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Music of the Spheres: Just Glass, The Art of the Possible, Pitzhanger Manor Gallery Jan 23rd-March 8th 2014

  • On January 18, 2014 ·
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Music of the Spheres: Just Glass, The Art of the Possible, Pitzhanger Manor Gallery Jan 23rd-March 8th 2014

Music of the Spheres has been especially made for this exhibition as a collaboration with Jeff Rogers and Mimi Norrgren. Inspired by Sir John Soane and referencing his interest in classical architecture and proportion we have used a system of spheres that increase in size according to the Fibonacci sequence. This internal chamber is shrouded…

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Qipao Dress completes return journey to Shanghai

  • On November 9, 2013 ·
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Qipao Dress completes return journey to Shanghai

On Friday 11th October I arrived in Shanghai with the glass Qipao dress that we had been working on for the past three months. She had been carefully separated into a torso section and a skirt section and boxed with a solid casing of insulating spray foam.(the perspex stand was traveling in a separate 2…

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Patchwork goes to Black Swan Arts, Frome

  • On November 5, 2008 ·
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In October I created a new patchwork for the ‘In and Out’ exhibition organized jointly by Brewery Arts in Cirencester and The Quenington Sculpture Trust in the grounds of the Old Rectory in Quenington, Gloucestershire. Lucy Able Smith exhibits sculpture in her wonderful garden every other year in the Fresh Air exhibition. This year she…

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Bottle Patchwork

  • On July 31, 2007 ·
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I don’t like waste at the best of times. So when I started to think about the expensive Artista Glass that had been used to make the Green man I wondered if there was a more economic and ecologic way to create a glass patchwork.The idea of making a patchwork quilt or blanket is to…

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Thames Riverbed Screen

  • On January 17, 2007 ·
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This huge cast glass screen weighing around 200kg was the result of a close collaboration between Max and Architect James Parritt of Parritt Leng Architects. The idea was to create a large filter to the light entering the hallway of a spacious Victorian town house in Hampstead. The client wanted a key feature for his…

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Glass doors for N.Ireland: The Patchwork Map

  • On November 11, 2006 ·
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In Spring of 200 Glassforms completed a set of three sliding glass doors for a private house in Bangor, N.Ireland. They were all over 2 metres high and top hung on sliding clamp fittings. We were given a free hand to create three different designs that in some way connected to the site and the…

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