I created this stairwell window a few years ago. Visitors to the studio are always drawn to it.
Like most of my work, I wanted to design something with one foot in the past and another in the present. To this end, I took design cues from other stained and leaded glass in their home. Formal elements like the overlapping circles, wide edge border, and central “medallion” speak to traditional stained glass design. Then I introduced a flurry of colored roundels, deconstructed some of those formal shapes, and started playing with color.
The result is joyful and exuberant while still somehow bowing to the constraints of geometry and order.
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78th Street Studios
1305 West 80th St
Cleveland, OH 44102 USA
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