Celebrated as influencers and pioneers in the movement of glass as high design, Esque glass is hand blown by Justin parker + Andi Kovel in their studio in Portland, Oregon with a unique vision of modern innovative design.
Inspiration is rooted in their curiosity and awe of the material properties of glass. Provocative, experimental, explorative and intimate, intended for personal interaction. Functionality elevated with the aspiration of adding to the advancement of the movement of trend in the field of glass.
Esque is a homage to heritage, tradition and all the masters that have paved the way by mentoring, re-imagining and defining hand blown glass as an individual expression.
Designers and master craftsmen Andi Kovel and Justin Parker create and define Esque Studio as a collaboration rooted in the innovative exploration of glass. The two met in Brooklyn at Urban Glass where they worked as artists for hire to elite fine artists and designers. Their shared vision and aspiration gave birth to Esque, with the concept of creating modern, functional, concept-based glassware aimed at the design industry and away from the pedestal. For the past 20+ years the duo have led a movement in glass by shattering the rules and redefining notions of craft and material associated with their medium.