Glass Art: “The Hanna Branch”

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This client’s master suite was recently transformed with new hardwoods, paint, bedding, upholstery and draperies, all inspired by the purchase of a fine royal blue and gold hand-knotted area rug.  A large empty wall remained, immediately across from the king-size bed screaming for art.  With a large oil-painting already on another wall, the room needed another form of art.  We decided on glass art.

We met with a former Chihuly apprentice, now with her own glass art studio in the Dallas Design District.   My client fell in love with the artist’s “glass blossoms”.  With the goal of having blossoms incorporated into “one large work”, we designed a custom-welded, gold-rubbed iron branch to connect eight individual blossoms.  After custom-selecting the colors, five members of my client’s family gathered at the glass studio to participate in making the blossoms.

The final step was to add art lighting to illuminate the piece which casts shadows almost as interesting as the art itself.

Not only does my client have a beautiful and unique piece of art to wake up to each morning, she has a family memory she will always treasure.

About Design Perspectives LLC

My name is Amy Anderson, President, Design Perspectives LLC. I offer my clients comprehensive design assistance for their home from conception through implementation. Services range from design consulting, to remodeling, to decorating, to staging to live or sell. I have a unique background which sets me apart in the interior design field. In addition to my experience in art and design, my undergraduate degree is in civil engineering. As a result, I am able to interpret blueprints, visualize designs 3-dimensionally, communicate effectively with contractors and raise critical questions during a remodeling project. My clients may fully envision their finished project in advance through the use of product boards, drawings and computer-aided design tools. With ten years of sales, service and management experience at IBM, I am fully committed to excellence and customer service, and bring strong communication and listening skills to my client relationships. I understand teamwork, project management and attention to detail. As a home designer, I am able to combine these professional skills with my artistic talents. I am thrilled to be pursuing my passion which benefits us both. I love what I do … my heart is in my vocation. I work diligently, enthusiastically, passionately …. assisting my clients in the creation of a beautiful and livable home.
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