Esque Studio is the result of a 20-year long collaboration between artists Andi Kovel and Justin Parker. The name Esque refers to the suffix meaning in the manner of, and is an intentional nod to and acknowledgment of outside influences and inspiration.
The two meet in Brooklyn at the public glass studio, Urban Glass, where they worked as artists for hire for elite fine artists and designers. Their shared vision and aspiration gave birth to Esque, with the concept of creating modern, functional, concept-based glassware aimed at the design industry and away from the pedestal. Through the years the duo has lead the movement of trend in glass, by breaking the rules and outdated notions of craft and material associated with their medium.
The duo have risen to international acclaim, most notably by the honor of being named part of time magazines design 100, todays most influential and inspired international designers.