miércoles, 5 de agosto de 2009

Sally McCubbin y Aaron Oussoren









Sally McCubbin y Aaron Oussoren son propietarios de la empresa Timid Glass Toronto la cual une el proceso industrial en combinación con la práctica de la artesanía tradicional. El objetivo es utilizar el vidrio como un medio viable para la producción de novedosas creaciones. Los diseños elaborados son elegidos por su idoneidad para su uso,la utilización de materiales,el método de fabricación, y la estética.

"Sally McCubbin and Aaron Oussoren, TIMID co-owners, share a love for thoughtful design. The company is born of their intimate understanding of the material and their design ethos.

TIMID’s approach to the glass forming process is influenced by environmental and economic concerns facing the manufacturers and craftspeople of today. Designing to minimize waste material and using energy efficient processes are central to the company’s policy. It is also a TIMID priority to work with Toronto’s small businesses, choosing to support the local economy.

TIMID embraces industrial process in combination with traditional craft practice. The objective is to use glass as a viable medium for innovative yet cost-effective production. The produced designs are chosen for their suitability of purpose, use of material, method of manufacturing, and aesthetics.

We value the charming qualities of the hand-made."