Made in Detroit includes handmade glass art and valuable techniques

Many facets of the economy have been fragile this year, but the creativity and stamina of Detroit artisans were on glittering display this week. Dearborn featured the Holiday Glass Art & Ornament Extravaganza on December 5th and 6th when The Glass Academy hosted a free workshop at its Trowbridge location. A veritable rainbow of glass […]

Furnace Design Studio

Furnace Design Studio

Co-founders Chris Nordin and Michelle Plucinsky work out of a 14,000-square-foot facility in Dearborn. It has a small gallery, grinding room, sandblasting area, metal shop and conference room. This glass leaf is part of an installation sculpted for Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital. “Forest of Recognition,” honors donors for their support. Click here for view the […]

Public Invited to “Glass Pumpkin Fest & Sale” in Dearborn

October 17th Event to Feature More Than 500 Hand Blown Glass Pumpkins by Michigan Artists. Click for more information.

Hot Art Starts at Furnace Design Studio

Michelle Plucinsky and Chris Nordin are growing a business that does more than work for the bottom line. Their Furnace Design Studio is at once an artistic enterprise, an educational resource, a model of environmental stewardship, a catalyst for childhood development and more… Click to read the full article. By: Lucy Ament – Model D