The View From The Top

Table toppers are thin (usually 1/4-inch or 6mm thick) pieces of glass that are overlays for existing tables. They can be made out of just about any type of glass: clear glass, mirrors or backpainted glass. When mirrors, specifically, are used as table toppers, they increase the amount of light that … [Read more...]

Trendspotting: The Jewelry Box Must Haves

The 2015 Fall High Point Market wrapped up last week, and there were a few big pieces that were the "must have" of every showroom.  Yes, there were still some bars. Yes, there were still statement credenzas. However, these three trend-driven pieces were influenced by the "jewel-box" style of small … [Read more...]

Dreamwalls Glass In A Variety Of Residential

Since we've been showing the handiwork of Anchor Ventana on Monday and Wednesday of this week, why not continue with a few more projects? And why not point out how they do so much with glass other than "just" mirrors and backsplashes utilizing Dreamwalls glass products.... This awesome closet … [Read more...]

Southern Style Antique Mirror

This amazing bathroom was created as a 2013 Southern Living Showcase Home in Austin, TX. This is the first time two builders, Henley Custom Homes and Silverton Custom Homes , have partnered to design and create a beautiful home that is full of  a gracious, sophisticated farmhouse style.  According … [Read more...]

A Sultry Beauty

Our antique mirror is huge right now. Literally and figuratively. We can do incredibly large sizes – up to 84 x 130 inches – which means you can use antique mirror effects for wall designs with fewer seams and less waste. What's more, Gardner Glass Products, Inc. is able to make it in a production … [Read more...]

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...]

Boiserie Mirrors Get Modernized

"Boiserie" - is a french term often used to describe ornate and intricately carved wood paneling and moldings in interiors. The panels were not confined just to the walls of a room but were also used to decorate doors, frames, cupboards and shelves. Often mirrors or pictures are set into the … [Read more...]

Mirror Backsplash Magic

  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...]

An Urban Oasis With Antique Mirror

Today we're looking at antique mirror backsplashes in the kitchen. The top demand of a smart kitchen is good lighting, and mirrors easily help illuminate the dark, under-cabinet areas that are where the food prep happen. But many people have reservations that regular mirror will be too "bright" or … [Read more...]

LEED Achievements In Glass

The USGBC's LEED certified buildings are here to stay. It has become big business, but at it's core it is a way to encourage thinking about a building as a whole opportunity to improve systems, processes, and designs to be a little more green bit-by-bit. Green is not just achieved through the … [Read more...]