Ursula Ullman received her glass designer degree in Zwiesel, Germany. After practical training in the United States she founded a workshop for functional glass items in Passau, Germany. For her work she received the Hessian State Price for German Arts and Crafts (1993) and the Bavarian State Price Gold Medal (1992). Today she is CEO of OPTUL Spezialglas GmbH; a company supplying Float Glass Color products and quality glass jewels to industry, glass artists, schools and craft businesses.
Till today the tumbler production - from the functional glass workshop - never stopped.