Bertil Vallien is a Swedish designer of glass and ceramics. He studied at Konstfack in Stockholm and made study trips to Denmark and the USA. In the 1960s, Vallien worked at the Boda glass factory as an assistant to Erik Höglund, later to be associated with the Åfors glass factory. Vallien works mainly in glass and has developed a unique style with images in sunglasses, often with images of boats and heads. His sculptures have a kind of inner appeal that resembles memory. Vallien is represented worldwide and is an award-winning “Visionaries! Price ”2001. Bertil was married to artist Ulrica Hydman-Vallien.