Colour & Form: Glass from Design-Nation

10 Nov 2018 – 13 Jan 2019

Roof Gallery

This exhibition features the some of the most innovative and exciting designer/makers working in craft and design practice today. These glass artists have all been members of the Design-Nation portfolio, producing work for trade, retail and commission. A true celebration of colour and form, this exhibition showcases a range of techniques, such as blown and fused glass, and features a wide variety of functional and decorative pieces. All works are for sale making this exhibition the perfect Christmas shopping destination.

Featuring vessels, wall art and installation pieces by:

Stuart Akroyd

Amy Cushing

Stevie Davies

Gillies Jones

Peter Layton & Bruce Marks, founder and studio manager respectively, of London Glassblowing

Catriona Mackenzie

Maggie Williams

Clare L Wilson


There will also be a showcase of wearable glass in jewellery form by:

Angela Ibbs

Ruth Lyne

Eleanor Kerr Patton

Samantha Sweet


As a leading network for the support and development of craft and design practice, Design-Nation is committed to nurturing and developing emerging talent to established and internationally known artists and designers. NCCD is proud to present Design-Nation’s first dedicated selling showcase of works in glass.

Read more about Colour & Form here.

Amy Cushing - Glass Totem SculpturesAmy Cushing - Glass Totem Sculptures
Samantha Sweet - Borosolicate ChainSamantha Sweet - Borosolicate Chain

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