"It's very defined the choreography you just watch the glass move. It's repetitive industrial work but also a craft." At any given moment, there are approximately five glowing molten globules moving in tandem.

"It's very defined the choreography you just watch the glass move. It's repetitive industrial work but also a craft." At any given moment, there are approximately five glowing molten globules moving in tandem.

A close up of a Nana Ditzel #83 chair. It's all in the details!

A close up of a Nana Ditzel #83 chair. It's all in the details!

In a quaint Helsinki suburb, a six-person group consisting of three young blowers (the youngest one is called a "post boy") first gather the molten glass from the furnace. They take turns sitting down on a beat-up metal chair, shaping the globule with the aid of a steaming wood cup-shaped block.

In a quaint Helsinki suburb, a six-person group consisting of three young blowers (the youngest one is called a "post boy") first gather the molten glass from the furnace. They take turns sitting down on a beat-up metal chair, shaping the globule with the aid of a steaming wood cup-shaped block.

Creating by Gry Holmskov, designer of the Angel Stool.

Creating by Gry Holmskov, designer of the Angel Stool.

Sketches by Gry Holmskov, designer of the Angel Stool.

Sketches by Gry Holmskov, designer of the Angel Stool.

Light reading!

Light reading!

Master craftsmen at work in our Scandinavian manufacturing houses. A Johansen table in its early stages.

Master craftsmen at work in our Scandinavian manufacturing houses. A Johansen table in its early stages.

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