Bronze in the Bath

Dreamwalls Tinted Glass Tempered Shower Glass

Bronze tinted glass is created during the float glass manufacturing process. It's not a coating, film, or paint; it is created by manipulating the recipe of the actual glass batch itself in the molten stage of production. The float glass manufacturers only make it during specific "runs" so it is a … [Read more...]

Color Pours Through The William

The William - Pink Suite featuring smoked antique mirror backsplash

The Dreamwalls Social Media Team (ie: Mandy and Holly) recently got away for a long weekend in NYC, and had a great time. We saw art, monuments, architecture, and inspiration everywhere we turned. We were lucky enough to stay in a hotel that suited our color obsession perfectly: The William. Located … [Read more...]

9 Mirrors Glow Below

MontgomeryRothInteriorDesign

On Monday, we showed examples of mirrors in kitchen design the went below the island to create some interesting effects. Today, we're looking at a major bathroom mirror trend we've noticed at Gardner Glass Products in the use of mirror below countertops and vanities. This technique makes a great … [Read more...]

Islands Reflect Good Taste

MirrorKitchenIsland

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...]

5 Tools For Great Glass

dusting a mirror with a clean, dry micro-fiber cloth

Having the right tools for the job makes life easier, makes the act of cleaning less dreadful, and keeps the surfaces in your home looking better, longer. The glass surfaces in your home are durable and hygienic, but they can benefit from having these top 5 tools around: TOP 5 CLEANING TOOLS FOR … [Read more...]

The Harsh Reality of Mirror

Hotel Mirror

Sometimes, in the bathrooms of hotels and commercial spaces, you'll notice mirrors with "black edge". This is the result of the edges being exposed to moisture, oils, or chemicals that have corrupted the edge and separated either the layers from the glass, or the layers from one another. It is … [Read more...]

GANA mirror documents

GANA Video - How Mirrors are Made

Having a glass industry source that you can trust for standards and information is a huge help when specifying glass and mirror. The Glass Association of North America (GANA) is that source. With membership comprised of companies affiliated with the glass industry in every facet, they work … [Read more...]

Mirror Magic in Kips Bay

Cullman and Kravis Room in Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse 2014

We're continuing the look at the use of glass and mirror in the 2014 Kips Bay Decorator Show House in New York. For my earlier post on the topic, featuring Martyn Bullard and Ingrao, click HERE. Today I'm still looking at mirrors; aka: the "interior designer secret weapon." For the challenges facing … [Read more...]

Kips Bay Beautiful Mirror and More

Ingrao_RonAradFireplace

The 2014 Kips Bay Decorator Show House opened up on May 1st for it's 42nd showing, and it was another stunner of a designer showhouse. Despite still having the term "Decorator" in the name - a term which many of my design friends find a bit outdated - the show house itself is always full of leading … [Read more...]

Embraceable You

Detail: unique Baccarat Accent Glass

“We’re introducing materials that are incredibly special - unusual woods, bronze-work crackled with crystal coming through, white onyx and frosted mirrored glass. We’ve used natural elements in a modern way to create a real sense of warmth, to make people feel like they’re being … [Read more...]