Karolína Kopřivová

I was very influenced by my father, a glass painter, his approach to genuine craft.

INTERVIEW

How would you describe what you do?
Deal with fused glass sculptures and jewelry made of glass.

What is design for you?
It is a combination of functionality and beauty into one subject.

How did you get to work with TABLO?
I was approached by Iva Tattermuschova.

What personality influences you?
I was very influenced by my father, a glass painter, his approach to genuine craft.

What book do you have on the bedside table?
Then I have several books, eg. Encyclopedia of European architecture, a trilogy about Cicero and I time to time open a book dedicated to the Baroque.

What was your favorite school subject?
:-) Art and Literature.

Journey of your dreams?
I’d love to see some Egyptian pyramids and a little romantic dream of visiting the Taj Mahal.

+ question for Karolína:
With Pavel (your husband) you are faithful to the region with glass roots. Is it for you a place with special charm?
Yes, definitely, I feel in these places atmosphere combined with glass foundries and workshops. At every step I find traces of the amazing history of Czech glass.

Karolína Kopřivová’s work:

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material: lead-free crystal
total volume: 430 ml
pouring cca: 100 ml
total height: 220 mm