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Deborah founded The Silver Zebra Studio in 2004 where she designs innovative and sophisticated glass wall and door panels encompassing several skilled disciplines, glass sculpture, vessels, mixed media paintings and public installations.

Clients: hospitality, private, media, collectors, public, interior and garden design.

Bluebell Woods
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A captivating and colourful fused glass panel commissioned from a rendering of a client’s photograph of 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
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Deborah is a resident artist and partner of Bang and Olufsen and has worked on several installations for their flagship Wilmslow location. This is just a small portfolio of some of the work Deborah has worked on with the store. If you would like to commission Deborah, please contact the studio.

Bathroom Wall Panel
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Our clients specification was to incorporate texture with the structures of ice, rock formations and movement.

Botanical Door Panel
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Our clients specification was to incorporate botanical elements, text and gilded gold embelleshments, this beautiful detailed glass door panel installed into our clients florist glass house gives a personal entrance and bespoke feeling to the building.

Tour of Britain
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Deborah was commissioned to create two sculpture installations for the Tour of Britain 2016. The first consisting of 4 orange bicycles situated at the M6 Junction 18 at Middlewich and the main installation was installed overlooking the mere at Tatton Park. The impressive structure of orange bicycles and detailed glass stood at an impressive 6 meters. By incorporating smaller sections of glass art into the installation, Deborah was able to represent Cheshire West and its story in text and images.

James Lawrenson Interiors
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Deborah and James of James Lawrenson Interiors 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
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Gates – commission based on a design of natural forms worked into sculpted fused glass panels reflecting 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.

Stairway Wall Panels – Sussex
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A beautiful intricate design brief with the clients requesting several elements representing their special memories throughout their marriage. Deborah incorporated sculpted landscapes and seascapes with the addition of personal text to the wall panels creating a very personal installation. We supplied contemporary fixings to compliement the panels and delivery door to door to ensure safe arrival

All that glitters is gold…
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A new glass design for 2021 by Deborah open to commission for installation

Wall panels, window or door panels, tiling and surface design. Email or call to enquire. Deborah incorporated a fluid movement of gold & black elements but we can work on most colour specifications if you require hard samples

SoccerAid
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SoccerAid ‘Man of the Match’ trophy. Commission on behalf of Robbie Williams by Endomol UNICEF for the 2014 SoccerAid. Deborah has since designed and produced the trophy for several games.

Manchester Fertility Hospital
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Deborah has been commissioned to design and produce 19 unique glass wall panels in total since the Manchester Fertility Hospital opened in 2013 ‘Giving Hope, Creating Life’ was a beautiful phrase to incorporate into the panels that took inspiration from their surroundings. The Hospital logo has also been cleverly incorporated into the panels throughout the Hospital as well as more personal pieces for the waiting rooms exuding sentiment and warmth. ‘Tree of Life’ was a very special panel that was installed in the scan room taking inspiration from an oak tree that is situated on the grounds of the hospital itself.

Kitchen Splashback
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Glass wall panel installed as a Kitchen ‘Splashback’ designed to clients brief of mixed colour and eclectic forms.

ORGANIC VASE FORM
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One of our Mayfair clients contacted Deborah with a request for a bespoke heavy vase but with a strong sculptural element. The resulting design is functional as well as creating a creative and sophisticated focal point to the clients lounge area

HEART OF GLASS
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Glass wall panel with a hand painted diagram of the heart embellished with 23.5ct gold leaf. The heart itsef is a translucent blood red which glows when the panel is lit with Leds. Hospital surgeon installation

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