While much of my work deals with formal design and traditional architectural ornament, sometimes I get to design and build windows that are truly unique. This window was designed for an updated mid-century home overlooking Lake Erie.
I took cues from the homeowners’ love of art, color, architectural cast-offs, and the lake. They wanted to obscure the view of the home next door, but still see the lake and western sky. The resulting design is meant to represent beach debris or flotsam and jetsam caught in a net. It incorporates bits of old stained glass in a new, modern format. The colors are dense and saturated where needed, but otherwise nearly transparent. The window itself becomes another piece of art in their home.
Bring me your design challenges. Tell me what you’ve always envisioned. I love working with clients to find and craft beautiful solutions.
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1305 West 80th St
Cleveland, OH 44102 USA
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