Gadroon Range by Andrew Sanders & David Wallace
A stylish patterned collection of glassware available in both brown and green.
Available as small bottle in brown or green (the right of the image), disc bottle in brown or green (second in from the right) and tall bottle in brown (left of the image).
Small bottle measures approximately 14 cm in height and 7 cm in circumference at its widest point. Disc bottle measures at 13 x 10 cm. Tall bottle measures at 19 x 8 cm.
Andrew and David first met at North Staffordshire Polytechnic, Stoke on Trent in 1974. Having previously studied ceramics, Andrew at Rotherham College of Art and David at Hartlepool College of Art, they were studying for an honours degree in Multi Disciplinary Design.
After graduating in 1977 and with the assistance of a Crafts Council grant they established their first workshop in Shropshire with three other graduates. Following several difficult years Andrew and David relocated to Otley, West Yorkshire. Their new workshop was part of a redundant warehouse in a Victorian woollen mill, which provided workspace for a variety of designer craftspeople. During this period they not only supplied a growing number of craft shops and galleries, but also received commissions from the York Archaeological Trust and the BBC to reproduce Viking, early English and Egyptian glassware. After ten years in Otley they were forced to move again due to the redevelopment of the woollen mill. New premises were found at the King Street Studio Workshops in Pateley Bridge in 1992 where they continue to work. Despite having worked together for such a long time, Andrew and David have managed to maintain their individual creative identities, finding personal inspiration in subjects as diverse as the landscape, architecture, the sea and even bubbles in the bath.