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Frank Thrower and Dartington Glass Mark Hill Thursday 04 July 2019

Frank Thrower was one of the most prolific and successful glass designers of the late 20th Century. From the inception of Dartington Glass in 1967, he provided the creative and marketing drive that contributed to the company’s considerable success.  As a sole designer for almost 20 years, he produced over 700 innovative and popular designs.  This Lecture looks at the history of the company, Frank’s life and the major phases of and influences behind his well known designs.