The light fantastic: Incandescent glass sculptures

A friend turned the Audiophiliac onto glass art, that glows!

Dylan Kehde Roelofs

Dylan Kehde Roelofs

OK, I admit Dylan Kehde Roelofs works of art have absolutely nothing to do with audio, but they remind me of vacuum tubes. They're incandescent light bulb sculptures, but it turns out Roelofs is contemplating a move to also do audio related pieces, "I'm a bit of an audiophile myself - wait 'till you see the homemade triodes (tubes) I've been working on. Might make a nice amp someday, or just a horrible, distorted Theremin."

His current works that combine glass blowing, electrical and lighting design are incredibly beautiful. They're produced in limited editions and Roelofs' prices seem very reasonable.

About the author

Ex-movie theater projectionist Steve Guttenberg has also worked as a high-end audio salesman, and as a record producer. Steve currently reviews audio products for CNET and works as a freelance writer for Home Theater, Inner Fidelity, Tone Audio, and Stereophile.


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