“Established glass artists, Gail and Ian, welcome visitors to their Studio on the edge of the Purbecks. Here they have been creating their own distinct styles of contemporary glass art for over 10 years as well as collaborating their ideas, inspirations and designs into glass in its diverse forms. The artists are known for their craftsmanship and utilising different ‘warm glass’ and ‘hot-glass’ techniques to create their original works of art.
Both artists strive to expand their range of glasswork using alternative, and complimentary, skills. Gail often integrates hot-glass elements she produces within a hot flame, known as lampworking, into her glass and silversmithing. Meanwhile Ian extends his use of glass through intricate designs, colour and forms as well as the occasional fabrication of stainless steel and glass sculptures for the garden or home.
Whether making individual pieces, or larger private commissions such as kitchen splashbacks or sculptures, Ian and Gail ensure their customers and clients feel important, enjoy the two-way process and appreciate the enthusiasm and love of glass that both artists share. They have always wanted to create a wide range of glass that everyone can value and own, from the affordable to the unique or statement pieces.”