by Shawn Waggoner
Photography by Studio Xaquixe
Years of labor and innovation have led Christian Thornton to develop his “Enviroglassart” concept—the combination of the necessary components that constitute a sustainable art glass center. The operation of his Studio Xaquixe in Oaxaca, Mexico, embraces the formulation of waste glass, recuperation of heat, application of alternative energies, and innovation of business models that adhere to the principles of social and environmental responsibility.
This article was originally published on page 46 of the November/December 2012 issue of Glass Art.