Creativity and Collaboration are equally important, and Simon Moore
delivers both in spades. Since I began working with Simon in 1988 I have
developed a passionate understanding of glass. He has taught me how to
feel the qualities of the material, and go with them rather than against
them. We began by realising details for my interiors but soon moved on
to produce distinctive, highly collectable pieces. In the UK I have
followed him from workshop to workshop; in Italy he introduced me to
working in Murano. We have realised countless projects including limited
edition pieces for Salviati and for my own studio. And there is no sign
of any let up in our activity together; I have the feeling we will
always have a project in the pipeline.
Nigel Coates July 2011.