Glass For Fun and Games

Calma e Gesso: Lungolinea Glass Ping Pong Table

There's been a recent trend of glass game tables. With the smooth surface and translucence of glass, these traditionally 'low-brow' recreations are now presentable in even the nicest interiors. The appropriation of games from our youth created in a high-end versions allow for the enjoyment of a … [Read more...]

Remembering Michael Graves: 1934-2015

Michael Graves speech at NeoCon East 2013 Baltimore

As many of you know, legendary architect and product designer Michael Graves died at his home on March 12, 2015. Born in Indianapolis, Indiana, he was one of the original "New York Five," - the first real batch of "starchitects" that came to prominence in the 1970's.  Graves went on to become the … [Read more...]

High Point Market

HPMkt Hashtag Logo

High Point Market Spring 2015 is just around the corner starting April 18th. Now is the time to look through all the directories and start mapping out my strategy to see as much as I can in a short amount of time. But now is also the time to look through last year's trends that were big and … [Read more...]

“La buona cucina” Uses Dreamwalls Glass

Dreamwalls Color Glass - Italian Backsplash In Kitchen

This small Dreamwalls Color Glass backsplash project was a fun one for us to work on last month, because we also got to learn a little Italian along the way! Salute! We procured the artwork from the client's designer as vector art, so all the unique typefaces were placed exactly where they … [Read more...]

Low-Iron High-Def Mirror

Salon mirror use - Starphire® Ultra Bright mirror recommended

"Dreamwalls High-Def Mirror" is what we call our low-iron mirror products. They offer brighter reflections, truer colors, and sharper focus. Normal mirrors are made with high quality glass known as "mirror quality". It features fewer blemishes and marks in the glass from the glass float supplier. … [Read more...]

Matte Magnetic Markerboards

ProSuedeGlassMarkerboard

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...]

This Pink is White

Pink OTC installation

One of the very first large-scale installations of our product was in New York at the corporate headquarters of OTC Pink Marketplace. What was so great about this project was this securities trading systems company truly explored all the ways backpainted glass can be used: as lobby feature walls, … [Read more...]

Red Hot Focal Wall in Glass

Leith Kia - Exterior view with the Dreamwalls Glass Wall visible from the street

Focal walls are those full wall installations that direct the eye and add a little "pop" to interior designs. They are important to branding a variety of environments, from corporate, hotel, and commercial retail interiors. One of our favorite focal walls was executed by  First Choice Glass in … [Read more...]

What’s Next in Glass?

Blank glass plate

Last week I was in Las Vegas for the Glass Association of North America (GANA) Fall Conference. GANA is the glass industry association that creates informational bulletins and white papers for architects, professional glaziers, and end users of glass products of all kinds: tempered glass, insulated … [Read more...]