Posts in the Category: Art & design

Top and middle Cattleya windows Last month I wrote about a window commission from thirty years ago. It has remained a favorite project because it turned out to be a design break-through for me. The Cattleya and Yellow Lady-slipper windows are the first examples of what later came to be my signature style in glass   

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Tassel platter Tassel Four years ago Jay and I spent the first half of March in Morocco. Our niece Rachel was living there after a year in Rabat as a Fulbright Fellow and loved the country so much we wanted to experience it for ourselves. The country inspired our glass designs for several years, mainly   

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Three layers For the past year or so Jay has been experimenting with a technique he devised. He calls the results his “rimations” style. A platter in soft green and blue hues that he made last summer is a good example. Here’s how Jay did it. First he cut a 12″ x 17″ piece of   

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Upper stairwell window An architect designed the house and we designed the windows. It was more than thirty years ago but remains one of my favorite projects. Perhaps that’s because it was the first design in what has become my signature style for stained glass. Using a theme from nature, I emphasize shapes and run   

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Candle bridge as autumn centerpiece When we prepare for dinner guests or for holiday meals, Jay shares the cooking but not table arrangements. Sometimes I don’t think much about how to set the table until it’s time to do it. Then I need a need a centerpiece that won’t take a lot of time to   

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