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AddressNational Glass Centre
Liberty way
Tyne & Wear
United Kingdom
Daytime phone+44 (0)191 515 5507
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Christopher Blade is a graduate from the Royal College of Art, London. He has a Masters Degree and BA (Hons) Degree in glass making and design. He is Head of Commissioning and the Studio at the National Glass Centre, University of Sunderland, UK

Alongside managing the National Glass Centre Studio's specialist production capabilities Chris designs and produces bespoke art glass, often inspired by his incredible adventures as a travel photographer. A selection of images can be viewed country-by-country under the Travel Photography section of this site. Other sections illustrate Contemporary Glass Sculptures with a selection of photo essays showing how things are made.

Chris worked as a University lecturer for 15 years Course Leading 3 Higher Education programmes in 'Three Dimensional Design' & 'Commercial Interior Design'. He has work in many private collections worldwide.

Please contact me to discuss any projects you have in mind.

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Absolutely spectacular photos of the Arctic Circle Chris. The colours, the contrasts, the atmosphere...You must have had a memorable trip.
Love Claire
1.Peter Raos(non-registered)
Awesome work!
Peter Raos , New Zealand glass artist.
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