Antique Mirror In Hotels, Bars, Lounges and Restaurants

Antique mirrors are a wonderful tool in hospitality environments. The reflection of mirror creates excitement and intimacy, while opening up up the space visually. Hotels, restaurants, bars, and bistros can all benefit from the instant mood an antique mirror's patina can provide. Antique mirror … [Read more...]

Copper-Free Mirrors Offer Options Against Corrosion

On Monday, we talked about how a typical silvered glass mirror is created. And the majority of mirrors made in the United States are manufactured using those general methods. However, there are variations on traditional mirrors that Gardner Glass Products also creates in addition....and one of those … [Read more...]

Bronze Antique Mirror: 3 Ways

Antique mirror is one of the hardest surfacing materials to photograph. A mere photo doesn't do it justice, and I assure you that isn't hyperbole. To be able to see the pattern in a real-world representation, you have to adjust the focus so tightly, that the "mirror" aspect of it becomes lost. To be … [Read more...]

Low-Iron High-Definition Mirror

"Dreamwalls High-Definition Mirror" is what we call our low-iron mirror products. These mirrors offer brighter reflections, truer colors, and sharper focus than ordinary mirrors. Ordinary mirrors (of which we make many every day) are made with high-quality glass known as "mirror quality". It … [Read more...]

Focal Walls & Fireplaces With Mirror

On Monday, we looked at back-painted glass used to create feature walls in businesses. But mirror can also be used to attract attention and naturally draw the eye to focal elements in the home. to create visual space and light for an architectural element. In today's article, we're all about … [Read more...]

Mirror Backsplashes Multiply Style

  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...]

Prime Cuts And Beyond

Mirrors weren't really used for wall cladding until the 1960's. That is when the technology of making mirrors, the quality of flat glass, and the aesthetics all combined perfectly to increase the desire for mirrors. The look - often used with beveled mirror strips to create a visual element … [Read more...]

A Small Town Reflection on Mirrors’ Past

The following is an excerpt from USGlass Magazine's online community, USGNN. It features a monthly blog from our VP of Marketing, Mandy Marxen, entitled "Interior Point of View." This month she looks back at the history of her company, and the role of mirrors in interiors. Our company is … [Read more...]

5 More Delicious Uses For Glass in Restaurants

Glass  is easy to maintain and has limitless in its customization options, for size, shape, color, and fuction. So it's no wonder that glass can also add useful features to the interior of a restaurant while adding to the interior design and branding plan. Glass comes in so many varieties: tinted, … [Read more...]

5 Ways To Whet Your Appetite For Glass in Restaurant Designs

Glass is a great surfacing material to use in restaurant interiors.  With a high-end look that is easy to maintain and limitless in its customization options, glass can also add useful features to the interior of a restaurant while adding function, reduced maintenance and good looks for years to … [Read more...]