Profitable Glass Quarterly Spring 2006
Letter from the Editor
Companies and individuals involved in the glass industry are finding ways to cooperate with their competitors by pooling their resources to create new products that benefit both parties.
by Maureen James
Hot Glass Studio Profile
Remschneider Glass—Where Art Meets Glass
Doug Remschneider, renowned bead artist, manipulates glass to create magnificent colors in borosilicate and travels around the world sharing his knowledge of color, glass tubing, and sculpture.
by Julie Reynolds
A Glass House
Donna and Dana Carter carefully study regional demographics and design class offerings that appeal to every major age group, as well as providing thoughtful outreach to clients who face physical challenges when working with glass.
by Colleen Bryan
Contemporary Marble Artists
Glass enthusiasts who find making and collecting marbles an intriguing venture will appreciate the annual Wheaton Village Marble Weekend in Millville, New Jersey, where they can experience the exceptional work of many contemporary marble artists and may chance to meet Bert Cohen, the “Marble Ambassador” of Boston.
by R. J. Vaccarella
Creation and Evolution of a Wholesale Product Line
A multitude of considerations, including compensating the time and effort of the artist, knowing what the market will allow, and taking into account an improvement in skill level, go into setting the right price for glass art.
by Milon Townsend
Hand in Hand—Cooperating with the Competition
When competitors learn to combine the unique skills of each to produce a new product or service, it can be a win-win situation for everyone involved.
by Claire Sykes
Inspirational Stained Glass
What began as a hobby for David Jamieson has evolved into a commission studio that also embraces a retail element where he finds joy in the challenge of meeting the individual tastes and needs of his clients.
by Colleen Bryan
News and New Products
New Books and Patterns