Czech Glass

Lasvit Lighting: Nothing Bohemian About these Czech Lighting Magicians

By Jon Anderson / November 27, 2015 / 0 Comments

Without even knowing it, during my recent European tour, I left a drool trail from one Lasvit light to another. This Prague-based manufacturer carries on a long tradition of Czech glassmaking, supplying kings, czars and emperors. Lasvit, founded more recently by Leon Jakimič in 2007, focused on bespoke lighting and sculptural installations (highfalutin’ words for […]

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Bernadette Schaeffler Hosts EarthEcho Founder Philippe Cousteau Jr. Tomorrow

By Joanna England / March 17, 2015 / 0 Comments

He’s the son of environmental documentary filmmaker Philippe Cousteau and grandson of conservationist/scientist, Jacques-Yves Cousteau, but Philippe Cousteau Jr. is making his own mark in conservation and carrying on his family’s legacy at the same time. “If you’re old enough to remember, and our childhoods were in any way similar, it would certainly include many hours transfixed in front of the […]

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