Keeping It Clean

Cleaning: Baked on Spaghetti Sauce, permanent markers, dry erase markers, on backpainted glass.

Backpainted glass - when produced well like Dreamwalls Color Glass - is no match for stubborn stains. Whether it's used as a markerboard, and a Sharpie® gets accidentally used; or spaghetti sauce gets spattered and forgotten; glass is an amazing surface to clean. In today's short video, I'm going to … [Read more...]

8 Ways To Take A Breakroom Beyond Boring

HG Engineers Offices Breakroom Area with Black Back-painted Glass - Winner of a 2014 Australian Design Award.

Backpainted Glass, like Dreamwalls Color Glass, is smart for backsplashes in corporate environments. Let's look 8 ways in which you can take a break room design from beyond boring into backpainted glass brilliance. 1. Color Makes Workers Happy Research from the World Green Building Council … [Read more...]

Splashback Slideshow

The final Dreamwalls Color Glass Tile backsplash installation

Glass backsplashes can be created using a variety of materials. Back-painted glass in any color, mirror, acid etched backpainted glass, and printed designs are just some of the beginnings to your creativity. The sleek, seamless look is not only beautiful and visually calming, but is also hygienic … [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...]

GANA GIBs Give Great Info

GANA meeting in process - Fall 2014

Following up further from my trip to the Glass Association of North America's (GANA) Fall Conference, I wanted to take a moment to share some really useful documents that were published and are available for download at glasswebsite.org (the official site of GANA). These documents can help answer … [Read more...]

Glass Divides and Unites

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  The open plan design trend for office interiors shows no signs of  wavering, and glass is a great element to use to create visual privacy without disrupting light penetration. Glass a smart solution due to its hygienic and easy care qualities. Employees can use post-its, tape … [Read more...]

Going Up with Glass

Glass Elevator Bank

Glass is used a great deal in elevators cabs and elevator lobbies,...and for good reason. It's easy to clean, it doesn't feel constricting, and the effects that can be achieved are beautiful. Below are just a few of the ways to use glass in lobby environments. This elevator in the Museum of Fine … [Read more...]

Slideshow: Baccarat in the Big Apple

Baccarat NY Hotel & Residences

This week, we showed you some interesting uses of mirror in the kitchen, and in the bath,....but nobody does either like The Baccarat Hotel & Residences going up in NYC. Since Holly and I are both in NYC for a quick Social Media retreat, we are thinking about swinging by the Baccarat to get a … [Read more...]

6 Pros for ProSuede Glass

Glass Markerboards, Dry Erase Boards, ProSueded

ProSuede Glass is a unique backpainted glass created by Gardner Glass Products for the Dreamwalls line of Markerboards. It is created from a brand new kind of acid etched glass as the substrate which allows markers to wipe off easily, unlike regular etched glass. Six Unique Features of ProSuede … [Read more...]

Fight Fatigue With Glass

After: An installation of Dreamwalls ProSuede Glass for function & beauty

A Princeton University study found that clutter suppresses the brain's reaction time, taking greater effort to focus on the task at hand, and leads ultimately to fatigue. This is because your brain has to wade through all the additional shapes and colors to arrive at the information you're trying to … [Read more...]