SWON Design

Cascade, the sculpture above by SWON Design, is a cast glass wall situated in a landscaped garden setting on the shores of Lake Ontario in Toronto. It measure 7′ high by 10′ long. The cast glass wall is made up of 77 ladle poured glass blocks in varying tones of aqua blue/green with texture simulating flowing water. The cast glass wall incorporates a water feature that allows for a controlled spill over the glass.


Another design by SWON is the Glass Rock Garden, pictured above. It is a 14’x4′ stainless steel pond was constructed containing 3 sculptured glass rocks of 1/2 inch plate glass. The glass rocks are secured in a metal frame and covered by black river rocks and stone sized amber glass frit, fiber optic strands were laid under the amber glass to create a warm glowing light for evening viewing.

Jaime Derringer, Founder + Executive Editor of Design Milk, is a Jersey girl living in SoCal. She dreams about funky, artistic jewelry + having enough free time to enjoy some of her favorite things—running, reading, making music, and drawing.