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otherUPcycled

Oak Park, Illinois · 191 Sales

otherUPcycled

Oak Park, Illinois 191 Sales On Etsy since 2009

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Announcement   Unique gifts with a whimsical, eco-conscious flavor can be found here for the hard to shop for. All objects represented in this shop are works made by artist Bryan Northup

Bentbottle 1/2009 - present
A collection of uniquely modern, dishes, bowls, lighting and jewelry made exclusively from recycled bottle glass by Bryan Northup.

Thanks for visiting otherUPcycled
Bryan

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Last updated on Nov 26, 2016

Unique gifts with a whimsical, eco-conscious flavor can be found here for the hard to shop for. All objects represented in this shop are works made by artist Bryan Northup

Bentbottle 1/2009 - present
A collection of uniquely modern, dishes, bowls, lighting and jewelry made exclusively from recycled bottle glass by Bryan Northup.

Thanks for visiting otherUPcycled
Bryan

Bryan Northup

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everyday glass re-imagined

Glass bottles are so ubiquitous in our society that to see them transformed into something else stops people in their tracks.
I enjoy the challenge of creating something out of common bottle glass that is functional, as well as intriguing and beautiful to the eye. Exploring a free source of raw material such as post-consumer bottle glass provides an endless array of forms and possibilities for transforming the ordinary and necessary glass bottle into an oddly modern, yet earthy, and even whimsical art object.
My “bentbottle” work possess a "lost in time" aesthetic, both ancient and modern, if not futuristic artifacts made from discarded everyday materials.

Thank you for stopping and getting to know me. Enjoy browsing my shop and don't hesitate to contact me with any questions.

Bryan

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  • Bryan

    Owner, Maker, Designer, Photographer, Shipping

    My mandate is to create. To stop you in your tracks, to provide that rush of discovering the new, never before seen, to plant a seed. So I collect and crush, melt and conjoin what is otherwise everyday waste, glass bottles, bent just for you.

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