Issue 83 | Summer

Glass Style

A Chicago designer creates an apartment for a glass collection 


by Judy Collischan, Matthew Kangas, Robert C. Morgan

Beth Lipman, Larry Bergner, Massimo Micheluzzi, Dale Chihuly, Heart of Glass at the Queens Museum 


In Pursuit of Beauty: Ginny Ruffner's Installations

Matthew Kangas tracks the installation of this glass world favorite. 

Monica Backstrom: Elegance in Glass

Richard Litell celebrates the career of one of the leading Swedish designers. Plus, the debut of her glass jewelry. 

Landscapes: Jessica Loughlin

Brett Littman spies what's on the Australian horizon: subtle, beautiful work by a new glass star from Down Under. 

The Blaschka Sea Creatures

The master flameworkers, whose glass botanicals at Harvard are world-famous, also investigated ocean life. William Warmus takes a second look. 

Bert Frijns: The Glass is Half Full

A report on the latest work of the glass master of the Netherlands. 

Sketches of Spain

The Barcelona Glass Conference reported by artist Rene Culler. 

Glass: The UrbanGlass Quarterly, a glossy art magazine published four times a year by UrbanGlass has provided a critical context to the most important artwork being done in the medium of glass for more than 40 years.