Windows for the 21st Century
An Interactive Digital eBook with 135 color photographs of entryways, interior doors, windows, and bathroom installations along with 14 embedded videos to meet the artists in their studio.
by Preston Studios
Preston Studios has been designing and fabricating their own unique style of grand entryways, interior doors and windows, bathroom doors and windows and so much more, for 40 years. They have an impressive portfolio of work and this interactive digital book provides a stunning showcase. Many of the images feature the work in the installed environment, however the book also includes many photos showing the work in progress. Some of the embedded videos enable the reader to meet the artists in their studio and watch them work while others take you into the field to experience a freshly installed commission. This eBook provides a wonderful new way to learn from and participate with these accomplished artists.
This is our 5th book featuring works by Preston Studios of Melbourne, Florida. It’s an Interactive Digital eBook with 14 embedded videos and 135 color photographs of entryways, interior doors, windows, and bathroom installations from many different periods of the studios’ history, with a few dating back as far a the 1980’s. The shapes, sizes and subject matter have varied, from verdant nature studies to Art Nouveau, to contemporary abstract. The images illustrated in this book reflect not only the originality in approach to the material, but also a photographic style featuring the glass art within its installed environment, in an effort to catch the works true impact.
- 96 Pages
- 70 Photographs
- 14 Embedded Videos
- Available in Digital eBook version only
- Dimensions: 8.5″ x 11″ (21.5 x 28)
- ISBN-eBook: 978-0-919985-99-5
About the Artists
Jerry Preston and John Emery have been creating stained glass art since 1975. They have authored 4 books for Wardell Publications – Windows of Enduring Beauty and Windows of Enduring Color, Lamps for the 21st Century and now this book, Windows for the 21st Century. Their work can be found in private residences and commercial applications in styles ranging from range Bauhaus Moderne to French Baroque, to Contemporary Transitional. They continue to produce beautiful works in glass every day from their Melbourne, Florida Studio.