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John Reyntiens

John Reyntiens is a second-generation glass artist whose experience is reflected in the depth and subtlety of his design work. For nearly twenty years John has enjoyed working with a range of user groups, architects, and clients including Her Majesty the Queen and Versace, to produce unique solutions to meet each project’s specific requirements.

Glass has been prized for centuries for its durable and luminous colour and its unique ability to transform space through painting with light. Traditional stained glass techniques have evolved from those used in Medieval Europe, and many are still important today. However, in the last twenty years, technologies such as silk-screen and lamination have opened up a broader marketplace for architectural glass, facilitating exciting new and cost-effective possibilities for the medium.

Having trained in fine and decorative arts, John follows his father, Patrick Reyntiens, in working in a painterly fine art tradition. Employing a combination of established techniques and new technologies, John’s art embraces the best of tradition and innovation. Working in his own studio, Reyntiens Glass Studio, John takes a flexible approach to architectural and stained glass. Hand-blown antique glass, acid etching, kiln-forming, staining, painting and gilding are used to achieve unique pieces of artwork.
Working on anything from small scale projects to art glass on a large public scale in hospitals, museums, schools, churches, hotels and office buildings, John welcomes enquiries from anyone interested in exploring how glass can enhance their environment.


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Reyntiens Glass Studio
15 Orsman Road
London N1 5RA

Current projects

John Reyntiens is proud to have made the Diamond Jubilee stained glass window presented to Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II as a gift from Members of both Houses of Parliament on the occasion of her Diamond

The Diamond Jubilee window was unveiled as part of the presentation of addresses by both Houses of Parliament to the Queen on
20 March 2012 in Westminster Hall.  

The window will remain on display
so that visitors can examine the craftsmanship in detail until it is installed in the three central panels of the north window in Westminster Hall during planned restoration work starting in 2012.