What Are You Built For?

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GWU uses Dreamwalls Color Glass

George Washington University is a private research university located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. This project, created in conjunction with Glass Distributors of Bladensburg, MD and Harmon Glass, was a massive project at the George Washington University campus involved … [Read more...]

The Hidden Art of Seams

A back-painted glass backsplash is beautiful for the long expanses of glass that it can provide. 144-inches is our max length we can fabricate, and that is one incredibly long piece of glass. Installing a long expanse like that eliminates grout lines common with other materials, it is impervious to … [Read more...]

To Temper or Not To Temper: That is the Question

Annealed glass is regular glass that has gone through no other heat treated process. It's the kind of glass that has a large break pattern or a large crack. Tempered glass is glass that has been heat-treated using a special process that makes it 4 times stronger than annealed glass. It's more … [Read more...]

How To Calculate Square Footage & Weight

Apps certainly make our lives easier. They're on our phones, tablets, and even our TVs. If there is even the most minor irritation in your life, there is probably "an app for that." And that's exactly why we created something to make your life a little easier when specifying glass,...we present … [Read more...]

Getaway Color Ways: Santa on the Chimney

In just a few short weeks, Santa will be shimmying down chimneys all around the world! Before he does that though, he has to get in some practice runs, and what better place to do that than at Chimney Rock. NC? For the next two Saturdays (Dec 2nd & 9th), you can witness all of Santa's daring … [Read more...]

Mirror Holiday Wreath Project

We admit it, we get a little crafty around the holidays. And being surrounded by glass and mirror all the time tends to factor into our plans. So this year, we decided to make a mirror wreath to add a little modern sparkle to our Christmas. It's a fairly easy to make project once you gather … [Read more...]

The 12 Ways of Christmas Mirrors

How many trees did you decorate this weekend? How many strings of lights did you untangle? Which holiday song is already stuck in your head (Oh, RuPaul...)? As you finish your holiday decorating in your house or others, remember that mirrors can be a big part of it. The added light and sparkle … [Read more...]

Focal Walls & Fireplaces With Mirror

Mirrors are often used to attract attention and naturally draw the eye to focal elements in the home to create visual space and light for an architectural element. In today's post, we're all about placing mirror around the fireplace surround; going up and around the fire surround and chase with … [Read more...]

Mirror Thanksgiving Tablescapes

Setting your Thanksgiving Table is a personal tradition that can represent the way you view the holiday. There are so many different ways you can go with it,....elegant, rustic, bountiful or spare. Regardless of the style you choose, the addition of a mirror can help your tablescape feel more lush, … [Read more...]