Blanche Tilden for Heide Museum of Modern Art


Blanche Tilden, Earrings, 2018, flameworked borocilicate glass, oxidised sterling silver, photograph by John Gollings.

The major exhibition Design for Life: Grant and Mary Featherston has just opened at Heide Museum of Modern Art, marking a special moment in the history Australian design. This remarkable pair, partners in life and work, had a profound influence and continues to this day.

Blanche Tilden has previously worked with Mary Featherston using elements of Grant’s glass work. Especially for this exhibition, she has created a series of jewellery pieces that draw on the Featherstons’ forms, palettes and material ethos. This beautifully crafted jewellery is available exclusively from Heide.

Design for Life: Grant and Mary Featherston is on show until 7 October.