Happy Returns Studio

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  1. Redemptive Plastics
  2. Adopt an Ott
  3. Counterpoise [Fish out of Water]

Client Work
  1. Jenny Kendler - Close to You
  2. Jenny Kendler - Governors Island
  3. Marz Community Brewing
  4. Michael Reese Trust
  5. Norman Teague Design Studios

  1. Robotics
  2. Recycled Plastics
  3. Machine Integration
  4. Material Research & Application
  5. Analogue to Digital
  6. Digital to Analogue
  7. Large Format 3D Printing
  8. Mold Making

Happy Returns Studio —

  1. Happy Returns Studio is led by Cody Norman and Tom Burtonwood, artists and designers based in the Chicago area. Between the two of them they have over 40 years of combined experience solving creative problems and producing high touch outcomes for commissioned public art projects, commercial work and their own studio practices.

2. Recycled Plastics

Happy Returns Studio has extensive experience and capability working with recycled plastics including HDPE #2, LDPE #4 and PP. #5 We are available to consult and advise on your next recycled plastic project from helping you to set up your own facility to producing your work using our production systems. 

Plastic Granulator - process of shredding HDPE #2 jug

Chicago based designer Norman Teague working in the Happy Returns studio

Shredded post-consumer PP #5 plastic