“I think legalization has made functional glass art more appealing to the masses. The donuts seem to cross many demographics, because you can now purchase an intricate piece of art without worries of it getting taken by the police.”

Brian Owoc loves donuts. "There's just something about donuts that makes people want to smile,” he says. “It is such a familiar, nostalgic, happy thing to so many people.”

Twenty years ago — while working the graveyard shift as a baker at Dunkin’ Donuts — the Portland, Maine, glassblower remembers heading home from a long night making those sweet doughy treats and diving into his home studio to blow off steam and melt glass.

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David Carpenter ~ Forbes.com

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