Archive for the ‘Turn Of The Century’ Category

Bird Deco

Dave Butler Sketch

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

This is a design I made for a dear friend’s 60th Birthday. Someone I met over 20 years ago at Rick Glawson’s  California Conclave Dave has been a huge inspiration to me and many others. Dave has such a lovely family , his daughter Shiloh Butler O’rourke organised his friends to make artwork in different mediums for him to open on his birthday.  Happy Birthday David Butler. (more…)

Hand made gilded Boulangerie glass sign for a private clients London kitchen.

Monday, April 21st, 2014

These sets of gilded glass door surrounds are hand signwritten to give the charm of a French boulangerie feel. Made for a bespoke kitchen surround in central London in 2014. (more…)

Kings of Leon – Beautiful War Cover Art

Saturday, December 7th, 2013

In October 2013 i was commisioned to make the cover artwork for Kings of Leon, Beautiful War. This artwork was designed and sketched over 5 days, a lot of fine detail was added to the drawings.

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Reverse Etched and gilded glass Monogramme

Sunday, September 15th, 2013

This glass sign was made for John Mayer in 2013 as a thank you gift.

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Jameson Whiskey – Ornate Gilded Glass Sign 2013

Friday, March 22nd, 2013

This Reverse gilded and silvered ornate mirror, was commissioned by Jameson Whiskey Dublin, Ireland  for St. Patricks Day 2013.  It was truly an honour to make this artwork for such a renowned world famous Whiskey company. (more…)

The Ginstitute, Portobello Road, London, England

Tuesday, December 18th, 2012

London’s second smallest museum can be found above this Notting Hill bar. The museum has included a vintage copper still, Prohibition-era bottles of the stuff and antiquarian cocktail books. It also contains the Ginstitute, where Mr Jake F Burger holds well-researched classes on the subject.

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Born & Raised Album Cover – John Mayer

Thursday, May 17th, 2012

I was commissioned by Sony Music/columbia records, New York to design an album cover for John Mayer, the American pop and blues rock musician. The album is called Born and Raised. John as you know, is a singer-songwriter, recording artist and music producer. (more…)

L is for Lear – The Nonsence Alphabet, Knowsley, Liverpool

Tuesday, November 22nd, 2011

‘Knowsley Alphabet’ by Gordon Young, commissioned by KMBC Leisure & Cultural services for Knowsley Leisure and Culture Park, Huyton, Knowlsey. The glass is 6ft by 4ft and is half inch laminated. (it was heavy!) (more…)

V&A Museum – Reverse Glass

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

This piece of reverse glass gilding will be exhibited in the Victoria and Albert Musem London. The show will run from September 2011 to January 2012 in the V&A’s Porter gallery. The V&A and Crafts Council will retain ownership of the piece after the show. (more…)

Elaborate Victorian Style Mirror

Monday, June 6th, 2011

This is one of two mirrors recently completed.  The mirrors were hand made using the traditional Embossing and brilliant cutting techniques from over 100 years ago. (more…)