Laminated glasses have many practical and aesthetic uses, and, when combined with modern applications of ancient technologies, can have dazzling effects.
Year of Glass
Gloria Cortina creates stylized feathers from black obsidian in contemporary homage to Mexico's past and present cultures.
In Google Glasses, glass interfaces with digital technology to augment the world around us.
Once a ubiquitous staple of home entertainment, CRT televisions were a technical marvel. Learn about the physics and engineering that made the transmitted moving image possible with the help of glass.
Learn how the iconic National Design Awards trophies at made in glass.
Artist Maurice Marinot translated the bold modern painting style of Fauvism into inventive glass objects.
An electron microscope and ultraviolet illumination can change what we know about the life of a glass object.
How do cut glass objects differ from those created using the innovation of pressed glass and what does this have to do with celery?
Written by Jasmine Keegan The United Nations has designated 2022 the International Year of Glass. Cooper Hewitt is celebrating the occasion with a yearlong series of posts focused on the medium of glass and museum conservation. Dutch glass artisans reached high levels of skill in ornamentation during the 18th century, as demonstrated in these beautifully decorated...