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  If every aspect of an event were to be considered – from the mechanics required through to the causal effects, then an event’s “Timing…”  could equally be thought of as a critical metric… With an intentionally ambiguous focal point, this work considers that no action happens in isolation, and therefore priority should not be focused on any one element, […]

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The frame for “WTTM” was made using an edge-grain fir door blank. Although the carved glass has been tempered, allowing the door to safely be used as such, the powder-coated steel stand stand is designed to accent the piece. As a door, the work represents a portal, or transition between two realities – the known and familiar on […]

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 Transom detail (click pix to enlarge) Design: This glasswork was created specifically for the clients and their site installation. The “Salmon Run” design is based on the life cycle of the salmon, in which the fishes life journey begins and ends at the same waterway. The stylized salmon in the design are both swimming away from, and […]

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In early 2012, I was approached by artist, Marianne Nicolson about creating a pair of vertical glass columns representing the Columbia and Fraser rivers. The glass would include carved designs specific to the indigenous history of each waterway. These sculptures would be 22’ high and topped with a 4’ wood carving. The columns would be cylindrical and […]

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 Chocolate (2005) This is the first in a series studying connection/disconnections. It seems that while the world continues to become more connected virtually, there is a simultaneous disconnect between the physicality of things. We enjoy the convenience but are removed from the process. “Chocolate” uses the glass as a cutaway showing both the mechanics and the effect […]

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Client Interests: Cycling – Red Wine – More Cycling… “Melross”is from 2007. Specific to the dynamic clients, the design intent was to reference cyclic action and progressive outward growth/movement. Lives are represented by circular patterns, like orbits, connected by transect lines, with smaller milestones popping up and creating their own set of orbits – who’s paths would […]

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(2014)   Design Intent: To create an 8 foot vertical glass divider sympathetic to the existing architecture of client’s master en suite.      Although the aesthetic aim is to create an interesting piece of glass, I also feel responsible for the resources used in its construction. As each piece is created entirely by hand, […]

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“Progress Trap” is a distillation of an idea, as the design has gone through a few reworkings in an attempt to convey the concept within a balanced aesthetic.   I first came across the term in Ronald Wright’s 2004 book, “A Short History of Progress”. The Progress Trap refers to the methodology in which countless civilizations have failed under the […]

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    2013. These Koi panels were more of a decorative project, but a lot of fun to create. The client lived and breathed everything Koi, and as a master breeder, traveled the world with his passion.  

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        2007. With respect to Marc Chagall, “Rooster Lady” was the basis for “La Boulangerie”. “GooGoo Hommes et GooGoo Filles”, the master ensuite entry attempts to capture a similar feel. “Proprietor” used Numpty here (with some imaginary fur) seated at a desk – used for the study door, “Le Trone” began with a photo of […]