Tom Torrens Designed Globes
This is a special series of globes designed by the artist Tom Torrens.
Tom Torrens sculpts in his Washington State studio. His work is found in many private collections throughout the world --- in gardens, homes, offices, and commercial structures. He holds a masters’ degree in fine arts from Washington University in St. Louis and taught sculpture on the university level for 15 years.
Torrens says, "The design elements of my work are reduced to their simplest, most direct and refined form. Replogle globes’ texture, color, and craftsmanship are a great complement to my work.
The materials Torrens uses ensure that, like the works of the masters, these pieces of art will last for generations. His designs use materials drawn from the earth --- stone, steel, and other metals --- to create organic forms. The globe stands accentuate the contemporary side of classic style. "I not only want these pieces to be durable," Torrens says, "I want them to endure the test of time as design trends change. They can be true heirlooms."