Top Blog Posts of 2014

CRISP Interiors Used Glass Markerboards in this craftroom/kids play area

We are so grateful to our blog readers. We try to provide content that is useful, educational, inspiring and helpful to architects and interior designers who are interested in using glass products in their interiors. That's why when we analyze the popularity of various blog posts, we are always … [Read more...]

Deck The Halls with Glass & Mirror

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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 (Idina Menzel,...I'm talking to you...)? As you finish your holiday decorating, remember that mirrors can be a big part of it. The added light and sparkle … [Read more...]

Your Pick of Focal Points

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Most family rooms tend to have competing focal points,...a fireplace or a tv. Designers have long struggled with where to "hide" the TV, and families have become more and more dependent on them. Fireplaces are one of the most sought after elements in real estate buyer's wish lists, and yet the … [Read more...]

Let Mirror Surround You

Sun room with mirrors

On Monday, we looked putting mirror in non-functioning fireboxes to create visual space and light for an architectural element. Today, we're all about mirroring the fireplace surround; going up and around the wall and flue with mirror. Using this technique can create some amazing opportunities for … [Read more...]

Focus on the Fireplace

Abode Love Fireplace Mirror

A lot people have fireplaces in their home or apartments that no longer function as such. The mantles are fantastic architectural details however, and it's expensive - or violates property agreements - to do away with them. So below are some ways that designers have used mirrors to add more life to … [Read more...]

The Gift of A Glorious Window

Thanks-Giving Square Chapel with Dazzling Stained Glass windows

Visitors to the Phillip Johnson-designed Thanks-Giving Square in Dallas, Texas will enjoy the uniquely designed areas for meditation and reflection and the many outstanding architectural additions. The "Glory Window" (above) inside the spiral of the Chapel of Thanksgiving attracts thousand of … [Read more...]

Mirror Thanksgiving Tablescapes

Peta Magazine: Mirror And Feather Ornaments For Thanksgiving Table Decoration

Setting your Thanksgiving Table is so wonderful. 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, light, and warm. Here are a few bloggers that have used … [Read more...]

A Room With A View

Vintage Shutters and Hardware Dreamwalls Backsplash Installation - After

My mom used to cook in the kitchen and yell at the us kids from around the corner and down the hall. I could have sworn she was omnipotent and had eyes in the back of her head. If she had seen this kitchen design at the time, I have no doubt she would have loved it. It gives all the practicality of … [Read more...]

Islands Reflects Good Taste

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The use of mirrors can reflect beautiful views, and open up visual space and give a sense of airiness. But what if the beautiful view and air is down below? These smart and beautiful kitchen islands use mirrors down below on the kitchen island, and they are stunning. See for yourself: Our … [Read more...]

Mirror Backsplashes: Ideas & Inspiration

Mirror backsplash in stately Kentucky condo

  There are various ways to use mirror backsplashes in kitchen and bath designs; antique, tiled, or crisp and clear,…mirror is a versatile element that can add light and visually expand spaces. I'm loving how designers are embracing more mirror in the kitchen to solve the challenges of … [Read more...]