Product description:Designed by Anna Ehrner. With hand-applied decoration of swirls of contrasting calligraphic lines, each Contrast piece is a unique work of art which can be used everyday and or highlight the holidays. The pure forms are crystal arenas for the drama of free-flowing patterns that bring out the inner nature of the glass. Pure shape bears up the patterns that bring out the inner nature of the glass, making every piece unique. These dramatic pieces work into any interior design scheme. functionally or purely for display and will be prized as a gift.
With characteristic craftsmanship and good design, and an ongoing commitment to avant-garde expression, Kosta Boda has become one of the leading glasshouses in the world. The company's three glassworks in the villages of Kosta, Boda and Åfors each have exciting individual stories of their own, yet stand together under the common brand name Kosta Boda.
Eight designers are currently on retainer at Kosta Boda. They work with both utilitarian and art glass. The designers are Olle Brozén, Anna Ehrner, Kjell Engman, Ulrica Hydman-Vallien, Bertil Vallien, Ludvig Lofgren, Asa Jungnelius and Göran Wärff. Glass results from a great many meetings between people, artists, crafts people and lovers of glass.
The artists of Kosta Boda have a decisive role to play in all the creative stages of the process. The cooperation between the designers and the skilled craftspeople is very close; indeed, it is essential if the designers are to transfer their intentions to the glass.
Crystal Classics is the largest independent retailer of Kosta Boda in the U.S.