Stanislaw Borowski (born 1944 in Moutiers, France) is an artist who has gained international recognition for his engraved glass sculptures. In 1990 he founded “Glasstudio Borowski”, which has been operated since 1993 by his sons Pawel and Wiktor who have followed in their father’s footsteps as glass artists.
In their studio, the Borowski family create and design unique objects for their Artist Edition, Studio Line and Outdoor Objects collections, as well as individual masterpieces which can be found in exclusive galleries, international museums, private collections and prestigious art fairs world wide – and of course at Treeby & Bolton!
What started as a glass factory in Iittala, Finland, now celebrates generations of essential objects that are made to enrich people’s everyday lives. We believe objects should be distinctive, combinable and multi-functional, with lasting design that allows for individual use and expression. The progressive philosophy of our design heroes, Kaj Franck and Alvar Aalto, still inspires us to keep Iittala forever relevant. We don’t just create beautiful objects. We believe in timeless design that will never be thrown away.
Iittala Glass Birds by Oiva Toikka
Since 1972, Oiva Toikka has created Iittala’s world famous Birds collection. His limitless imagination and knowledge of glass has made it possible to create these bold designs that are sought after by collectors globally. Individually mouth blown by expert craftsmen, each piece is totally unique, offering exclusivity and each bird is signed “O. Toikka Nuutajärvi” as a proof of authenticity. Like his iconic Birds collection, Professor Oiva Toikka himself is synonymous with great Finnish design.
Mats Jonasson creates unique crystal works of art inspired by the Swedish fauna and flora. The creation of a perfect glass item results from the exchanges between the glass master´s careful working of the hot glass and the total precision of the engraver and the painter. Mats Jonasson Målerås uses an exclusive crystal recipe, which picks up reflected light and giving the glass that extra clarity and beauty.
Svaja glass takes its name from the founder Kristina Svajone Bobs, for her name in native Lithuania, means ‘dream’. Kristina’s dream was to create and develop collections of useable, beautiful art in whatever shape or form. Svaja hand make some of the most incredible art glass pieces in the world. Each piece has its distinguishing feaures from the next, demonstrating the skill and craftsmanship of the craftsman.