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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Qipau Dress part 2: Ongoing Progress

  • On May 24, 2013 ·
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The dress continued to make progress through the latter part of April and into May with most of the activity in the cold working area as we cut up the panels into separate patchwork plates, drilled a network of tiny holes and started re assembling back into the dress form. As a bit of fun…

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Work in Progress: Qipau Dress for International Fashion Education Centre, Shanghai, April/May 2013

  • On May 24, 2013 ·
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In March the Glassforms Studio embarked on a major commission, a sculpture in slump moulded glass of a traditional Chinese Qipau dress. The piece has been commissioned by the Shanghai International Fashion Education Centre as a focal point for the Library of their brand new building, still under construction (see pic >www.shangtex.biz/en/InfoList/M27293215/P34366818.shtml). Max’s design for…

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New Work for 2012

  • On March 18, 2012 ·
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Measure for Measure was produced in collaboration with Marion Mack. Originally featured in the exhibition Heavenly Sent at the Glass Art Gallery in February 2012 the work is one in an ongoing series dealing with human relationships.

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