SIMON MOORE IS a contemporary craftsman who loves tradition. He manages to combine his love of the repetitive rhythmic making of, say, glassblown jugs – working just as traditional glassblowers have over the past several hundred years – with a sense of design that is absolutely modern. He likes simplicity and gentle curves, and he incorporates a warmth, a softness into his forms. His pieces are in many museum collections and are destined to become classics.

He is a supremely able glassblower, with a technical ability that is quite breath

taking. It is an extraordinary thing to watch: the molten ...


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