One contemporary glass designer will be £20 000 richer tonight, as the winner of the 2004 Bombay Sapphire Prize is selected from a list of 27 finalists. The award, which claims to be the world’s biggest global glass design prize, covers glass design from architecture, product design, jewellery, and visual and applied art. A panel including Ron Arad, Thomas Heatherwick and Tom Dixon will choose from designs by Waldegrave & Sweet (pictured), 2004 Jerwood Applied Arts prize winner Barber Osgerby, Lorenz Baumer, Salviati Meets London participants Jane Dillon and Tom Grieves, George Papadopoulos and Tom Seymour.
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