About us

Lindean Mill Glass is the partnership of Annica Sandström and David Kaplan, who met in the Glass Kingdom of Sweden. The Scandinavian training and workshop experience is reflected in the glassmaking and has greatly influenced their practice.

Contemporary-designed tableware and collections of vessels, plates and fused panels are all part of their glassmaking. References to the landscape and the natural world can be seen in the work and glass panels that evoke a sense of place and memory.

Helen Douglas, artist writes;

These panels like a Lindean bowl or cylinder can set the tone of a room: in artistic achievement each is like a poem drawing all around to it. Complex in planning and making the panels appear effortless. Decisively, monumentally turned horizontal, and with much arrangement these sheets of colour veils create landscape, weather and atmospheric depth. (catalogue Lindean Mill Glass 40).

1975 – 77  Konstfack (glass & ceramic), Stockholm, Sweden
1973 – 75  Nyckelvikskolan (art, craft & design), Stockholm, Sweden
1972 – 73  KOMS (art & environment), Sundsvall, Sweden

1975 – 77  Boda Glass Works, Boda, Sweden
1974 – 75  Åsbogården Glass Studio, Gävle, Sweden
1972 – 74  Orrefors Glass School, Orrefors, Sweden
1971 – 72  Edinburgh College of Art (glass), Edinburgh, Scotland
1970         Goddard College (glass), Vermont, USA

Aberdeen Art Gallery, Aberdeen
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Crafts Council Collection, London
British Council Collection, London
Museum of Edinburgh, Edinburgh
Broadfield House Glass Museum, Kingswinford
Ulster Museum, Belfast
North West Arts, Manchester
Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead
Lillie Art Gallery, Glasgow
National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Röhsska Konstslöjd Museet, Gothenburg, Sweden
Turner Collection, Sheffield
Scottish Crafts Collection, Edinburgh
Kelvingrove Museum & Art Gallery, Glasgow
Haworth Art Gallery, Accrington
National Trust Collection, Greenway

2015 – 19  Five glass panels for The Walter Scott Prize, Duke & Duchess of Buccleuch, Melrose
2015 Glass panel for private residency, France
2014 Glass plate for The Walter Scott Prize, Duke & Duchess of Buccleuch, Melrose
2012 Glass panel for Margaret Kerr Unit, Borders General Hospital, Melrose
Glass panel for private residency, Edinburgh
2010 Two glass panels for private residency, Scotland
2008 Glass panel for private residency, Scotland
2006 Metal & Glass sculpture in collaboration with John Creed, Aberdeen Art Gallery
2004 – 13 River Awards for Association of Rivers Trust
2000 Millennium Clock Tower collaboration for National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Glass wallpanel for private residency, Scotland
2019 Nordic by Nature, British Museum touring exhibition, Old Gala House, Galashiels
On The Edge, Scottish Glass Society, North Lands Creative Lybster & The Trades Hall, Glasgow
Circus is 21, A celebration of Collaboration, Circus Gallery & CAA, London
2018 Lindean Mill Glass 40, Gallery Ten, Edinburgh
Colour Theory, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2017 MAKE a celebration of craft, Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin
Present & Collect, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
Heritage, Gallery Ten, Edinburgh
2016 Inspiring Dining, Contemporary Applied Arts at London Design Fair, London
2015 GLASS 2015, GalleryTen, Edinburgh
COLLECT, Gallery Ten, Saatchi Gallery, London
2014 Craft Now, Shipley Art Gallery, Gateshead
A Glass Act, Bilston Craft Gallery, Bilston
2013 White Out, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
Studio Glass, Gallery Ten, Edinburgh
2012 Made in Scotland, The Fleming Collection, London
2011 Craft in Dialogue, Dovecot Studios, Edinburgh
Passion for Glass, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
A Unique Proposal, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2010 British Glass Biennale, Ruskin Glass Centre, Stourbridge
Remarkable Glass, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
Domestic Contemporaries, Contemporary Applied Arts, London
2009 Catching the Light – Contemporary Glass, Blackwell House, Bowness – On – Windermere
Inside – Contemporary Objects for Interiors, Ruthin Craft Centre, Ruthin
Modern & Contemporary Glass auction, Bonhams, London
2008 British Glass Biennale, Ruskin Glass Centre, Stourbridge
Shimmer & Shine: A Celebration of Light, Circus Gallery & CAA, London
2007 Side by Side, Contemporary Glass,The Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Bovey Tracy
2006 David Kaplan & Annica Sandström, New Work, Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh
2005 21st Century British Glass, Daniel Katz Gallery, London
2004 Lustre- Contemporary British Glass, Tullie House Museum & Art Gallery, Carlisle
2003 Nine Colounrways, Contemporary Glass, Blackwell House, Bowness – On – Windermere
2000 Millennium Clock, National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
2004 Inches Carr Crafts Bursary, Inches Carr Trust, Edinburgh
1987 Crafts Fellowship, Scottish Development Agency, Edinburgh
2018 ‘Lindean Mill Glass 40’, Gallery Ten exhibition catalogue; ‘A life in glass’ by Amanda Game
& essay by Helen Douglas.
2006 ‘David Kaplan & Annica Sandström’ by Amanda Game, Scottish Gallery exhibition catalogue
2006 ‘David Kaplan & Annica Sandström’ by Giles Sutherland, Glass Quarterly no 106, Urban Glass