Commercial Interior Trends (And How Glass Can Address Them)

The below is an excerpt from US Glass Magazine online. Written by our VP of Marketing, Mandy Marxen, this is an post to the glass industry and those designers that specify glass in their projects. Mandy writes a monthly blog as USGNN entitled "Interior Point of View."  Interior Office Design … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Work Glass Into The Office

Today's modern offices need to adapt to the modern work style. With workers more involved in collaboration, flextime, and remotely,...offices require designs that are unique to each corporate culture, while still allowing for what the future may bring. In our opinion, the main two design elements to … [Read more...]

Keep It Clean: Glass In Healthcare Environments

Glass is one of the most hygienic surfaces to use for interiors. It's easy to clean, easy to care for, and - in the case of our Dreamwalls Color Glass - it is colorfast, durable, and non-fading. What makes Dreamwalls Color Glass in general so "easy care"? It is practically completely … [Read more...]

Be Our Guest: Hospitality Growth Is An Inside Opportunity For Glass

The below is excerpted from the US Glass blog "Interior Point Of View" from May 27th, 2016. Written by Mandy Marxen, VP of Marketing for Gardner Glass Products.  The hospitality sector is one of the top construction industries of growth, with nearly 34 million square feet being added last year in … [Read more...]

USGNN: Glass in the Corporate World

I write a monthly blog for the digital version of USGlass, USGNN. Entitled "Interior Point of View" it focuses on glass use for interiors, a growing segment of the float glass market and the part for which we at Gardner Glass Products fabricate our  Dreamwalls glass. I greatly enjoy expanding the … [Read more...]

8 Ways to Work with Glass

Today's modern offices need to adapt to the modern work style. With workers more involved in collaboration, flextime, and remotely,...offices require designs that are unique to each corporate culture, while still allowing for what the future may bring. In our opinion, the main two design elements to … [Read more...]

Elevator Lobby Supports Important Work in Cancer Center

The Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan Institute for Personalized Cancer Therapy is part of the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center in Houston. The facility prides itself on offering less invasive and more attractive options for cancer patients. That drive for options and attention to … [Read more...]

Elevator Lobbies: Up With Glass

Glass is often used around Elevators in hotels, office and commercial environments for a multitude of reasons. It's easy to clean, the reflective surfaces attract the eye and focus attention, it can add color and branding to the environment, and is just downright beautiful. Today, we're showing a … [Read more...]

Prime Cuts And Beyond

Mirrors weren't really used for wall cladding until the 1960's. That is when the technology of making mirrors, the quality of flat glass, and the aesthetics all combined perfectly to increase the desire for mirrors. The look - often used with beveled mirror strips to create a visual element … [Read more...]

Easy Care Acid Etched Glass

People LOVE the soft, ethereal look of acid etched glass. But they wrongly think it's hard to care for. The old sandblasted version of etched glass definitely has to be babied. You can't get it wet, you can't get oils on it, and you can't clean the pitted surface. However, acid etched glass has the … [Read more...]