Q: How long have you been blowing glass?
A: Since June 2002.
Q: Over what years was the first round of the 100 Swiss’s released?
A: Started in 2009 and finished in 2010.
Q: What led to the switch from the donut hole in the neck to the swoop neck?
Q: When and where was the first Swiss Perc made?
A: Mid-2007 at the second GlassWorksPark Studio in Seattle.
Q: Can you name any sources of inspiration for the SwissPerc?
Q: What’s your personal favorite hole layout and style of SwissPerc?
A: Layback is definitely my favorite style Swiss, as I personally made every one in existence. They're designed specifically to be used while sitting (laying) back on the couch. Try it out, you'll be shocked. It's not a tabletop piece.
Q: Which artist have you collaborated with the most on Swiss’s?
Q: What style Swiss was the most difficult to make for you?
Q: When was the original Swiss Perc studio producing a production line of Swiss Percs?
A: OG Studio opened in 2009 and closed in 2012.
Q: What size neck bore and thickness have been used?
A: All Swiss are made with 5mm tubing: Oilers on 22mm, Micros on 25mm, Mini/Mediums on 32mm, Fullsize on 38mm and XXL on 44mm. The diameter has fluctuated over the years but has always remained 5mm thick.
Q: What’s the most holes that have ever been put on a Swiss?
A: 52 holes i believe and it's the giant electroformed one that Luca owns, from the Smoked book.
Q: What artists worked at the original SwissPerc Studio?
A: OG studio crew: Nate Dizzle, Matt A., Voorhees, DoshWorld, JD Maplesden and Terasina (manager).
Fun Fact: number 1/100 from 2010 and number 100/100 from 2020 both reside in my personal collection, unused!