bamboo tiles


Wine bottles are often the witness to many good times and laughter with family and friends. Now you can tile your space with remnants from past parties and gatherings. Custom sizes and color combinations available. Contact Bryan for a quote on your custom project


Winter Mosaics

“Ice & Snow” by Bryan Northup The 5′ x 3′ mosaic is made of fused bottle glass, faceted crystals, bevels and stained glass, and depicts a selection of snowflakes, each one unique. “I wanted to evoke the feeling of that moment of quiet and peaceful beauty that comes with snowfall,” said Northup, 38. In addition to his outdoor works, Northup also makes mosaics for kitchens and […]



Ancient life‐forms or aliens from the future? Hacking my way through a jungle of twisted possibilities and melting temperatures, these are the nine plants I found and have brought back from the journey to show.  These fantastical new species of plants are born of two passions of mine, glass and growing plants. All it took was an amazing opportunity to place them in the Oak […]


Broken Bottle Bowl

  I was fortunate to have my Broken Bottle Bowl design chosen for inclusion for the Fall 2012 Catalog Chicago Art Institute Museum Shop. Here are some images from the project.


Glass Act: Getting to Know Bryan Northup art critic and columnist, Ken Reif interviewed me for his weekly column in 2012 As former president of I have had the privilege of working with Bryan Northup. Bryan’s artistic and marketing skills have been a great resource for OPAL. Bryan’s eco-friendly glass creations continue to amaze. It’s not surprising that Bryan’s artworks are gaining in popularity. Let’s learn a little more about him. Ken Reif: Who […]


Magic Garden Public Art Installation

    The Art Center – Highland Park along with HilCo Properties is producing “The Magic Garden,” an outdoor public art exhibit in downtown Highland Park, Spring through Summer 2012. I have been fortunate to have my design for one of the mushrooms selected and included in the exhibit.