DeW Glass Designs
Upon leaving High School gaining what was required to attend further education, I went to college to study General Art & Design at Isleworth College. For traceability of my mind set, I think that from this stage of my artistic life I have been drawn to complex multi media mediums to create my art works. This continued to manifest itself in my practical and physical creations at University when I took a course that again explored the diversities of advanced Ceramics and Glass. This had led me down the profession path of trying to acquire as much practical and written knowledge of glass Architecture and Design as possible. To date, I have designed and manufactured some of the largest architectural Glass Structures in the world. The newly opened World Trade Centre Buildings in NY, which I did the samples for which assisted in the obtaining of the job for the company I worked for at the time, N.0 1 Bevis Marks building in London, I designed the surface texture for the building in my own kiln, The Louis Vutton head office in Singapore; I designed the surface texture and manufactured the glass for the entire building. I still manufacture architectural glass for my profession and in doing so have become a Technical Architectural Specialist in Structural Glass Lamination, Kiln Forming and Digital Printing. In addition to this I have started my own Kiln Formed Business designing and making bespoke Functional, Decorative and sculptural textured glass. I would like to take this on full time but need large scale exposure, this is why I would like to join WML as I require advertising to promote my new business. I am 'DewGlass Designs' and currently on Etsy, Folksy, applying for NOTHS and my gallery website is www.dewglassdesigns.com. I am going to be constructing my website for customers to order and purchase from in the near future. I intend on purchasing larger machines to cater for small scale architectural glass projects for domestic, corporate and commercial customers.
I design and make Functional (F), Decorative (D) and Sculptural (S) Kiln Formed Glass. The surface textures and forms that are created from materials that with stand a higher melting points than that of glass are used to shape the glass into multiple forms and shapes. These forms are controlled by my imagination and physical spontaneous creativity to produce remarkable structures in glass. I use organic and mathmatical influences for my artworks of which exploration of decorative functionality and sculptural objects are created. These ideals form the basis of all of DeW Glass Design's products.