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Littleton & Vogel Glass Commission

"Homage to a Teapot" 2012. Cast glass, dye, 15.25 x 15.25 x 6.5 in. Kamm Collection 2012.111. Photo: John Littleton. “…Our ideas are generated by the flow of making and our shared curiosity and wonder of the world (and people) around us...”[i] – John Littleton & Kate Vogel For artists John Littleton (American, b. 1957) [...]
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Richard Marquis Teapot Goblet

“While Dale Chihuly is the tide that raised all boats, Marquis is the craft intelligence that made the vessels seaworthy.”[i] – Regina Hackett, Seattle Post, 2001 Richard Marquis has been an instrumental force in the studio glass movement in America. His work, which is both “playful and masterful,” is described as a “distinct blend of New […]

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Gerhard Marcks Sintrax Coffee Machine

This Schott & Genossen coffee machine was designed by the sculptor, printmaker, and Bauhaus master, Gerhard Marcks.[i] Schott & Genossen, which always “had a great fascination for the artistic avant-garde,” engaged numerous artists from the influential Bauhaus school in the early twentieth century.[ii] These interactions with designers such as Wilhelm Wagenfeld and László Moholy-Nagy were […]

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Wilhelm Wagenfeld Glass Teapot

“Objects must do us good and make us take notice and think about them.”[i] – Wilhem Wagenfeld, 1948 Wilhelm Wagenfeld is one of the most significant German product designers of the twentieth century. He is known for creating simple practical designs for the average household. Although Wagenfeld thoroughly embraced mass production, he did not believe […]

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