Gallery: Ruth Allen Morphs Glass Bottles Into Beautiful New Glassware C...

 

Millions of used bottles are discarded every year, but one Melbourne-based designer has found a way to make use of them. Sourcing bottles from local bars, restaurants, cafes and house parties, multi-media artist Ruth Allen washes, cuts and heats the reclaimed glass and morphs them into everything from drinking tumblers to vases to jugs. Her works make up a beautiful new glassware collection she calls Sustainable Stubbies.

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