This month we have been working hard to replenish the gallery after the sale of a number of key pieces have left the walls looking rather baron.
One of our favourite new additions to the gallery is a continuation of our obsession with with “zentangle”,
The Gold Coast Landscape Designer Reviving The Urban Environment
When Bio Scapes first got to work on its latest project at Teneriffe, tackling the terrain appeared to be a tall order.
Director Noel Brown and his team were up against a steep cliff face, quite literally, during the 4-month construct of the Teneriffe home, resulting in limited access and budget strains.
Just like you switch between your winter and spring wardrobe, it is time for your home to shed its wintery greys and step into the more pleasant world of spring. And to help you with this changeover, we take a sneak peak at the decorating trends that are presently topping the charts across Australia.
The released spirit of bohemian and the fascination of Spring do feel like a perfect combo, with the replenished landscape outside completing your creative ability perfectly!
This unique set of hand painted artwork has been adapted to suit two very different glass applications. The first being a backlit kitchen island front, with LED strip lighting which surrounds the perimeter of a shallow cavity behind the glass. The second is undeniably a statement piece, at 2.2 meters high, this piece of wall art consists of 3 glass panels with a combined width of 2.7 meters.
Our new addition to the gallery this month is the first piece from “Sea Myth” our new coastal inspired collection. Influenced heavily by the organic shapes of the ocean especially what lies beneath its glistening surface.
Whether you live close to the ocean or in the suburbs, fish-inspired decorative flourishes add a fun element to cool, laid-back colour scheme. The aquatic concept can appear in different forms – fish forms can be found on artworks or as sculptures, while also appearing as motifs on ceramics and wall coverings. So, if you’re hooked on fishy home decor, reel in all your aquatic fantasies and draw a few ideas from these under-the-sea examples.
Our new addition to the gallery this month is a bold yet intricately detailed piece. Inspired by the “Pop Art” movement with its electric colour pallet and minimalist appearance, reveals a far more delicate and complex aesthetic upon closer inspection.
But who decides which shades will be in vogue, and how do they come to their conclusions? Should we trust these forecasts, or simply choose what we feel is right for us instead? Read on to discover the thinking and research behind the colours of the year – then decide whether these shades are right for your home.
Already announced for 2016 are ‘Cherished Gold’, ‘Rose Quartz’, ‘Serenity’ blue and shades of off-white, as well as nuances of blue, green and grey.
Do you want your kitchen to be the go-to area of your home and more than just a place to cook and eat? Here are the main key elements for creating a responsive, inviting space where guest, family and friends will love to congregate and spend time.
Add a WOW factor element
A great focal point in the kitchen can be a great piece of artwork. Why not combine a great piece of art and your kitchen splashback together in one. The possibilities are endless!
This dynamic hand painted glass bar front, is backlit with LED light strips surrounding the perimeter of a shallow cavity directly behind the glass. This method of lighting achieves an even glow from top to bottom and side to side.
Why keep your passion for art indoors?… When you could have your very own open air gallery!
This is what one of our favourite clients has been able to achieve by commissioning a collection of custom made glass art pieces for the exterior of her home.
NightQuarter, the Gold Coast’s new culture and entertainment precinct has been open for a few weeks now. If you have never been, now is the time to go!
Maintaining a work-life balance at home can be a challenge, especially with the domestic distractions and comforts so accessible.
In an ideal world, a home office would be an oasis of Zen in a spacious, uncluttered environment. A space that promotes focus while at the same time stimulating creativity. Be inspired by these dreamy work spaces that have managed to achieve that balance, and maybe you can even steal some styling for your own space.
Building is a big deal but we often see people spend a lot of time trying to find sensible savings when renovating. Here are some of our favourite upgrades you may want to consider for your next project.
A “wow” front door
This striking abstract Glass disc is this months feature piece in the gallery. These patterns were made by slumping the glass in the kiln over a hand made pattern as well as incorporating hand painted and airbrushed elements.
For the last two months our artists here at Glass Xpressions have been hard at work creating 3 x large scale artworks for a private collector, each with their own unique style and approach.
Freestylr studios are state-of-the-art places of tattooing pleasure, situated in easy-to-reach first-class shopping destinations. These studios were designed specifically to embrace the client and nurture the artists.
Inspired by victorian architectural features and fused with gothic modernism, Freestylr studios commissioned Glass Xpressions to create a clock reflecting this style.
This piece of contemporary glass wall art is the latest addition to our collection here at the Glass Xpressions Glass Art Gallery + Studio.
Steampunk is an inspired movement of creativity and imagination. With a backdrop of either Victorian England or America’s Wild West at hand, modern technologies are re-imagined and realised as elaborate works of art, fashion, and mechanics.
Our artists have had a big month this May, with many pieces commissioned for private collections the studio has been teeming with creativity. We would like to showcase two of these pieces in particular that have recently been installed at their new home in Caloundra on the beautiful Sunshine Coast.
On occasions, we like to inform our clients of the exciting work and Glass Art practices taking place here in Australia and around the globe. Whether it be Artists, Architecture, or Home Decor, there is a whole world of glass to explore..
Today we would like to introduce you to Glass Artist Yusuke Takemura.
The Glass Xpressions Art Gallery located in Molendinar, Gold Coast had its grand opening on Saturday, March 14th 2015.
La Sabbia recently commissioned Glass Xpressions for a piece of Glass Wall Art for the main foyer of the luxury apartment building.
Sculpture was re-introduced in 2003 within the d’Arcy Doyle Art Awards after a long vacancy.
“A Woman’s HeART” for the Women’s Health & Wellbeing Expo Gold Coast, was held at Robina Community Library & Gallery during May 2014.
Congratulations to Lisa who won the peoples choice award for 3D work.