Glass from The Silver Zebra studio is both unique and contemporary, using the beauty, fluidity and tactile character of glass to produce the most stunning art installations. Deborah creates glass wall panels, sculpture, vessels and installations for a variety of clients, incorporating colour, texture and unique design to capture the beauty and movement of the subject.
This portfolio of work is handpicked to showcase just some of the best and most rewarding work to come from the studio. Please find a comprehensive overview of the work below.
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A glass panel commission that is a rendering of a client’s photograph of the Bluebell Wood. Deborah created a close match for the photograph by incorporating bright and muted tones to truly represent the light and natural beauty. With a mixture of colour and texture, Deborah managed to create a stunning glass panel full of depth.
Bang & Olufsen
Deborah is a resident artist and partner of Bang and Olufsen and has worked on several bespoke installations for their flagship Wilmslow location. Working closely with the company to develop designs that showcased some of their products in new and unique ways. As one of the new concept stores in Europe and one of a handful in the UK, the Bang and Olufsen store has a dedicated area to listening to and using the companies full range of loud speakers. Deborah also cleverly used the A9 speaker to incorporate it into one of her sculpture. This is just a short portfolio of Deborah Moses comprehensive and varied work since founding The Silver Zebra. If you would like to commission a piece of work from Deborah, please contact the studio to discuss your project.
Bathroom Wall Panel
Clients wish was to incorporate texture with the structures of ice, rock formations and movement.
‘Linear’ is the recent series from The Silver Zebra. Deborah’s latest project in kiln formed glass is a symphony of colour and contemporary simplicity. By integrating brightly coloured glass with strikingly bold, monochrome stripes, Deborah has created a new series of vessels that showcases her exceptional eye and talent for kiln formed glass.
Tour of Britain
Deborah was honoured to be chosen to create two fantastic sculptures for the Tour of Britain 2016. The first consisted of 4 orange bicycles and was situated at the M6 Junction 18 at Middlewich. The main piece was installed overlooking the beautiful mere at Tatton Park. The impressive installation of orange bikes and scaffolding designed by Deborah stood at an impressive 6 meters tall and wide. Composed of orange bikes to represent Cheshire West, the installation also included Deborah’s signature material; glass. By incorporating smaller pieces of glass art into the installation, Deborah was able to represent Cheshire West and its story.
James Lawrenson Interiors
Deborah and James of James Lawrenson Interiors recently collaborated together adding the finishing touch to a beautiful clients apartment in Wilmslow. A large format mixed media painting was discussed and of course encompassed both texture and movement of which Deborah is renowned for. As you can see the result adds drama but also compliments the stunning silver and soft grey interiors James designed for his client.
Gates commission based on a design of natural forms worked into sculpted fused glass panels. Design reflects the colours of the Scottish landscape: heathers, furns, bracken and movements of water. Commissioned for Gleneagles this was a collaboration of work with David Wilson.
SoccerAid ‘Man of the Match’ trophy. Commission on behalf of Robbie Williams by Endomol UNICEF for the 2014 SoccerAid. This is the second time Deborah has create the trophy.
Manchester Fertility Hospital
Deborah was commissioned to return to the Manchester Fertility Hospital a create 9 more panels to help compliment and merge the new extension of the Hospital. ‘Giving Hope, Creating Life’ was a beautiful phrase to incorporate into the panels that took inspiration from their surroundings. In natural green and blue tones, the panels exude beauty, sentiment and warmth. ‘Tree of Life’ was a special panel that was installed in the scan room. Deborah took inspiration from an oak tree that is on the grounds of the hospital itself. The refined splendour of this commission is something that Deborah is extremely proud of.
Glass wall panel installed as a Kitchen ‘Splashback’ designed to clients brief of mixed colour and eclectic forms.