UrbanGlass will be closed Monday, January 18, in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

Business in the Making

January 9th - January 30th

This course is for the glassmaker looking to begin their own business or launch their own brand of products, whether it be tabletop objects, lighting or design objects. We will cover business entity formation, business plan and branding exercises, as well as basic accounting practices, pricing and developing marketing strategies. Whether you already have a product in mind or are in the process of developing one, we will go through the steps involved in making and launching a viable product. Please come prepared to brainstorm and participate as a group. Personal exercises outside of class will be necessary.

If this price is prohibitive, please reach out to to talk through additional options.

This workshop will be held entirely over Zoom, and class times are listed in Eastern Standard Time. To register for a free zoom account, visit

Class Schedule
  • Weekly Class | 4 Sessions: January 9 — January 30
    Saturday, 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Susan Spiranovich and Adam Holtzinger are the founders of KEEP, a Brooklyn-based lighting company. The two met at the Cleveland Institute of Art where Susan graduated with a BFA in Graphic Design and Adam with a BFA in Glass.

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