This series of vases by product designer Sam Anderson is titled 'Gather', the idea behind these is to extend the process of arranging the flowers by guiding the user with the overall shape of the vessel.
Norwegian designer Sverre Uhnger works in the spaces that reside between craft and design, attempting to bridge the gap between modern design and bring it to the appeal of the masses.
Today I wanted a highlight a short film produced by Break Water Studios, they have put together a video on talented stained glass craftsman Norbert Sattler who resides in Nova Scotia, Canada.
Tomas Kral's product design studio has been experimenting with a mixture of shapes in their series for Nude Glass. This particular series consists of a long and wide vase, also a set of cup-like vessels.
Edinburgh-based artist Andrea Walsh has been exploring the box and vessel form, using a range of materials including ceramic, glass and metal to comment on the space inside.
Studio Prepa has been making a small selection of glassware for us for a number of years now and this week we received a new shipment from Nagano Prefecture, Japan.
I have been admiring these beautiful works by Carina Seth Andersson, a designer who makes minimalist but functional glass and ceramic works at her studio in Gustavsberg, Sweden.
Designed by Tamer Nakisci for Turkish glassware brand Nude, these are made from clear, corrugated crystal with a ripple effect running throughout. This effect was what attracted me to these vases.
Both graphic and furniture design collide in his newest selection of work which has seen him travel in a totally new direction, producing coloured glass furniture that's minimalist and modern.
Working in collaboration with experienced glass makers, designer Paul Loebach has been able to produce a double-walled teapot and cup that eliminate the need for a handle.
Interested in the boundary between building and objects, Japanese designer Norihiko Terayama looked at how these objects could be both sculptural and functional.
This week we are highlighting the brilliant work of new OEN maker Yuki Osako, a talented Japanese glassmaker who now lives and works in historical city of Kanazawa, Japan.