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"Q of bottles": recycled design glasses

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"Q of bottles": recycled design glasses

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At the beginning, a simple idea: to find the pleasure of the shared moment around a good vintage. With their designer glasses "cut" in recycled bottles of wine, Émeric Cruchant Fleuriau and Gauthier Decarne are now setting out to conquer the West, from Le Touquet to Biarritz.

Behind Q bottles, an unexpected duo composed by Emeric Cruchant Fleuriau and Gauthier Decarne, former students in business school. Transforming empty wine bottles into designer glasses, they recycle the art of the French table. Discovery of creativity in the service of simplicity.

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At the restaurant Anecdote - led by chef Alexandre Gauthier, one of their most loyal supporters - the two young designers, Emeric Cruchant Fleuriau and Gauthier Decarne, are delighted with the galloping development of their concept of recycled bottles in design glasses.

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At the project's sources

This is the story of two good business school buddies. Gauthier lives in the Touquet region, Emeric often comes to spend weekends there. Little rosé at the beach bar, sharing a good vintage at the Café des Sports or in one of the many shops in the region. The idea of ​​a "second life" springs up naturally. Very quickly, the two young entrepreneurs collect more than 1,000 bottles a week in the Bay of Somme, restaurants and cafes playing the game. Recycling then begins, with glass craftsmen and specialized: it désetiququette, cuts , chamfer, polish before engraving the logo, ultra-simple and effective.

The success is not long: 60 French concept stores already offer their creations, all different, with variations of colors and sizes, origin requires! The United States and Japan are also joining the ranks. Projects are not lacking, a vase prototype is in progress. In the Bay of the Somme, and in particular in Le Touquet, almost all bistros, restaurants, cafes are partners and store their empty wine bottles to entrust to the young company that will put them on the table in green, white or brown. Elegant and trendy glasses. To extend their production, the two friends moved to Cucq (at the entrance of Le Touquet). "Dancing", "Laughing" and "Debating" (names given to their collections) have not finished recalling the pleasure of drinking a good glass of wine.

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