Bettie Cott

Recipient of the James H. McPherson Award in Woodworking

Bettie Cott is a Toronto-based furniture and product designer and maker. She holds a Craft and Design diploma in furniture from Sheridan College, along with a diploma in Manufacturing Engineering Technology.

Bettie has exhibited work in New York and Toronto where she has been involved in a variety of local design events. Her work won her the 2010 Design Sponge Scholarship and Ontario WoodWorks Merit Awards, as well as the Halton Furniture Makers Award. She has been published in magazines and newspapers: Azure, House & Home, NOW, The Globe and Mail and The Toronto Star, in addition to design blogs, MocoLoco and Design Sponge.

Bettie is an avid supporter of local design and believes in the importance of sustainable living. Her studio is located in downtown Toronto, Ontario, where she continues to extend her current collection, produces client-based commission work and collaborates with other local designers.

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