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 One of the things that we enjoy the most about our new location in Ballintoy, Northern Ireland is being surrounded by nature. The view from the new hotshop looks out over acres of agricultural land and the nature of the tended fields seem to change daily as the spring...

May 16, 2017

How long does it take to build a studio?

Back in mid January of this year, we started in on the raw space of the outbuildings on our property, preparing the spaces to build  out a hot shop, cold shop, fabrication shop, flame working  studio and architectural glass studi...

April 27, 2017

For the past 10 years, Andrea and I have been making an annual range of functional vessels that were marketed as BTU Studio, receiving recognition in numerous publications in the UK (Financial Times, House & Garden) and the US (Architectural Digest), and winning awards...

April 26, 2017

Since coming back from the January trade shows, we've spent the last three months converting the farm sheds on the Ballintoy property into studio buildings, including our new hot shop. The new melting furnace is a gas-fired free-standing crucible furnace holding 50 kgs...

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