Being Stand Off-ish is Good

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Glass and mirror hardware come in many different types and styles. Choosing the right type for the required performance is important, and can greatly enhance the beauty of your decorative glass designs like Dreamwalls Color Glass. Today, let's look at the basic nomenclature of some common styles of … [Read more...]

Retro Resurgence of Rosettes

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A RETRO RESURGENCE Mirror rosettes have been around forever. As a child of the 70's, I remember seeing many walls of mirrors over the years installed in this manner.  I enjoy seeing a resurgence of their use with a modern twist using mirror, antique mirror, and back painted glass with creative … [Read more...]

This Whiteboard is The ONE

Carolinas One Medical Center Nursing Center Glass Markerboards using Dreamwalls Color Glass Markerboards

When Carolinas ONE Medical Center came to us for some Dreamwalls Color Glass Markerboards, we were excited and they were excited. Previously, they were using traditional dry erase boards, taping them off with drafting tape, and using stickers printed off on a laser printer. It was a very labor … [Read more...]

Markerboard Options Inspire Designs

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Dreamwalls Color Glass Markerboards are a beautiful way to think about back-painted glass. It's true, any glass surface can be marked on and still easily removed with virtually any marker or crayon. However, there are so many different design opportunities using our backpainted glass, that it's a … [Read more...]

The Succulent Colors of 2015

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The new colors of 2015 have been announced by the various paint companies and color specification books. Each one is beautiful in their own right, but I we always like to gather them together to see how they work with one another. After all, if home and fashion accessories are going to be focused … [Read more...]

The 2014 Install of The Year

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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...]

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

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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...]