Wednesday, September 1, 2010

Product of the Day!

Company: Esque Design Location: Portland, Oregon Designer: Justin Parker is most known for his knowledge and skill in creating enormous pieces of glass. He studied under Italian masters with a focus on glass sculpture (hand sculpted glass), and applies this background and history to each of his designs. Justin has taught specialty classes around the world (including Parsons), has produced fine art pieces for artists including (many of today's top artists) Jim Dine, Kiki Smith and Tony Oursler, and is at the top of his field. Designer: Andi Kovel is celebrated internationally as an influential accessory designer and glass blower, in addition to her career as a fine artist. She has exhibited with Claus Oldenburg, Damien Hirst and Kiki Smith, has designed glass lines for Ralph Lauren and Donna Karen, and most recognized for her new forms, techniques and concepts in the field of glass. Just beautiful. Amazing, amazing work. Come check out a couple of their pieces here at Relish.