Drifter Blue Boat
Drifter express simplicity and space with a figure in copper floating freely in its vessel. Drifter is Bertil Valliens latest shape for his vehicles with the black / white glass spiral which Bertil often returns to. Drifter has a cast heel which makes it stand firmly without a stand.
Design: Bertil Vallien
Length: 28 cm
Height: 4.5 cm
Width: 4 cm
Designed by Bertil Vallien
Bertil Vallien has since 1963 worked at Kosta Glassworks and made himself world famous both as a designer and glass artist. He is internationally renowned, holds several design and art awards, and his work is represented in the most prestigious museums around the world.
„For me, the blowing room is the centre of everything. It’s like ladling matter out of a volcano and watching the glowing lava turn to ice. Knowing the exact moment at which to capture a shift of light or expression and wrench the secret from the glass is what it’s all about.“