ABOUT BETTINA SCHORI:
Bettina Schori is a glass designer with a passion for upcycling.
Upcycling, also called creative reuse, is the process of transforming waste materials and discarded products into new objects of high quality.
Driven by a desire to use as few resources as possible, Bettina explores the opportunities of reusing discarded products and waste materials. She challenges the materials and their expression at her studio in Copenhagen. New and surprising compositions and combinations arise by transforming waste into new life in new contexts.
For the last 5-6 years, Bettina has mainly explored the potential for reusing glass bottles. Bottles were a natural choice of material, since they can be found everywhere; in many sizes, shapes and colours. At Bettina's studio used bottles are altered and transformed. They are sawn, cut, heated and sandblasted. Often bottle parts are combined with other materials such as scrap metal, wood, rubber, porcelain objects and concrete.
Today the product range consists of three upcycling series of unique vases, lamps and jars with lids.
In addition, Bettina also creates sculptural objects and decorative trims.