Designing For The Wherever-Worker

Lines are blurring. What is work and what is home are no longer clear delineations.  Hospitals look like multi-family,...multi-family looks like hotels, commercial offices look like lounges, and lounges are covered with connectivity. Work is work; wherever and whenever it occurs. Over at … [Read more...]

4 Keys To Making The Modern Lounge

One of the over-arching trends we saw repeatedly at NeoCon 2017 was the idea of 'the modern lounge' in workspaces. There are places for work, and places for privacy,...but the modern lounge is a multi-tasking, comfortable space that can have many possibilities. Here are 4 keys to creating a … [Read more...]

Trendspotting at NeoCon 2017

It's the last day of the NeoCon Show at the Merchandise Mart in Chicago. I don't have a lot of time to post full trend reports, but here are a few short items from our notebook. Pods ~ These little phone booths with a seat are for open plan offices, that sometimes need a bit of privacy. Some were … [Read more...]

NeoCon Show 2017 – Set Up

Gardner Glass Products is officially set up at NeoCon show in Chicago and we are ready to meet with you! We are in the Merchandise Mart, floor 7, Booth 5011. Come over and meet with John, Jim, Chris and Mandy to see our Dreamwalls family of glass products for inspiration and creativity. Click here … [Read more...]

Everything Old Is New Again at NeoCon 2017

Next week, we're excited to be back at NeoCon in Chicago. It's one of the largest commercial contract furnishings shows in the world, and we'll be up on the 7th floor in booth 7-5011. One of the items we'll be showing is our Dreamwalls Antique Mirror product. It's a first-quality product that isn't … [Read more...]

What We’re Showing At NeoCon

Come see us at the Merchandise Mart if you'll be at NeoCon 2017! We'll have examples of all the options for our Dreamwalls Glass Markerboards, and we'll be happy to let you explore them all. Matte, shiny, magnetic or not, every accessory imaginable for installation and daily use. We look … [Read more...]

Glass Showers: By Definition

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...]

VIDEO: Brilliant Backsplashes

Have you got a minute? That's all it'll take to view this short video about Dreamwalls backsplashes. Dreamwalls Color Glass is Gardner Glass Products' backpainted glass which provides custom-color, opacity, and an easy-to-clean surface that is beautiful for backsplash applications in corporate … [Read more...]

The Shocking Truth about Thermal Shock

Annealed glass is regular glass that has a large break pattern. 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 resistant to surface strikes and to thermal shock. What is thermal shock? In layman's terms, … [Read more...]

Backsplash Custom Possibilities

In the 10 years we've been making Dreamwalls Color Glass backpainted glass, we've created a LOT of backsplashes. As a backsplash surface, backpainted glass just makes a lot of sense. It's easy to clean, it doesn't have a lot of seams or any grout to keep clean, and it is sealed water-tight with … [Read more...]