Glass Art In Healthcare

Glass is a versatile surfacing material that is perfect for healthcare environments. With the ability to play with light, to be cleaned, to resist moisture and be colored, shaped and cut into so many options, it is a great way to add a large-scale art piece to hospital lobbies, clinic walls, chapels … [Read more...]

5 Reasons This Frosty Glass Fits Your Design

Acid-Etched Glass is a beautiful and tactile surface. Not a "sandblasted finish" that can get corrupted by oils or moisture, this durable frosted finish is created by hydrofluoric acid to etch a light texture into a glass surface. Dreamwalls low-iron acid-etched glass is the frosty white finish that … [Read more...]

The Power of Laminated Glass

Laminated glass is created by sandwiching a Polyvinyl Butyral (PVB) interlayer between two or more pieces of glass. The benefit of using laminated glass is that it can be safer than other types of glass when broken and can be more difficult to break than annealed or tempered glass. [ For examples of … [Read more...]

The Right Matte Glass Matters

When people mention "etched glass" they can mean a WIDE variety of things. There are acid-etched products (which we offer), sandblasted, laser-etched, and even translucent printing inks, laminated glass and decorative films that look like etching. Basically, the term "etched glass" or "frosted … [Read more...]

6 Pros for ProSuede Glass

ProSuede Glass is a unique backpainted glass created by Gardner Glass Products for the Dreamwalls line of Markerboards. It is created from a brand new kind of acid etched glass as the substrate which allows markers to wipe off easily, unlike regular etched glass. Six Unique Features of ProSuede … [Read more...]

Healthcare Lobby With a Light Touch

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...]

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...]

A Sprinkling of Shower Glossary Terms

The glass shower industry, like all industries, has its own terminology. Below is a short list of some of the glass shower terms a designer should know if they're designing a bath featuring a glass shower enclosure. Annealed glass: regular float glass. It is glass that has NOT been heat-treated. By … [Read more...]

TxA 2017 in Austin Got Glass

Last week, we showed our Dreamwalls Color Glass back-painted glass and Dreamwalls Glass Markerboards at "TxA Threshold" the design conference and expo of the Texas Society of Architects. Being in Austin this year, it was a fun show with great music everywhere you turned and a relaxed vibe … [Read more...]

Dreamwalls Glass Shower Walls

Backpainted glass is a sensible choice for shower walls; and not just because you can make it any beautiful, luminous color you want. It's smart because it reduces grout and joint lines and it can easily be squeegeed clean. But don't just take our word for it. Take a look at some shower wall … [Read more...]