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Press coverage from April 4, 2024 by Charlotte Beach for PRINT Magazine - Link

Kelsie McNair Shares her Love of Stained Glass with the Masses

...At what point did you start teaching the art of stained glass? What’s your favorite part about the teaching aspect of your practice? I started teaching about one year after I devoted myself to working in stained glass. With the encouragement of my mentor and artist Rachel Rader, I pitched my first class, “Taking Shape,” an abstract 3D glass class, to UrbanGlass in Brooklyn. They loved it, and on January 4, 2017, I started my epic teaching journey...."

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Press coverage from September 27, 2022 for Architectural Digest - Link

How a Master Glass Blower Makes Huge Abstract Vases

You may recognize Deborah Czeresko as the winner of season one of Blown Away on Netflix. Today, she lets Arch Digest into her studio for an up-close look at how she fashions molten glass into massive abstract vases. “Glass is very elemental, and some of the tools we use are also very elemental. Heat, water, air, gravity, centrifugal force - a lot of people don't think of those as tools. But they are for the glass maker."

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The Flora collection installed at Schloss Hollenegg, as seen in AD Photo: William Jess Laird

Press coverage from September 16, 2022 by Hannah Martin for Architectural Digest - Link

The Wizardry Behind Sophie Lou Jacobsen and In Common With’s Latest Collab

Urban Glass, a 17,000-square-foot glass making facility in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, is something of a cave of wonders. Filled with confections in progress—think In Common With pendants, Lindsey Adelman chandeliers, and tableware by Anna Karlin—the site is the birth place of many of Brooklyn’s most loved glass designs. (Emerging talent Dana Arbib, who usually works in Murano, was recently spotted there exploring local production options.)

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