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...]

Antique Mirror is Back

Dreamwalls Antique Mirror 2-Shot

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...]

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 Despite still having the term "Decorator" in the name - a term which many of my design friends find a bit outdated - the show house itself is always full of leading … [Read more...]

Something Old for Something New

Dreamwalls© _RusticBarAntiqueMirror

Dreamwalls Antique Mirror is a wonderful tool in hospitality environments. Antique mirror doesn't have to mean traditional or stuffy. It adds character and softeness. The reflection of the subtly distressed mirror creates excitement and intimacy, while opening up up the space visually. Hotels, … [Read more...]

Great Glass of HPMkt

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High Point Market is in full swing, and designers and manufacturers are embracing glass in all its glory. Whether it's mirrored or clear, blown or float, super shiny or marvelously matte,...the glass in these pieces makes them unique. Click on any of the brand names below to see where to find them … [Read more...]

Mirror Backsplash Magic

Mirror Backsplash in Kitchen

  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...]

Antique Mirror Backsplashes

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...]

Make Room At the Table For Mirror

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On Monday, I wrote about glass table toppers and how they can increase the life and beauty of your furniture and interior designs. To go a step further, when mirrors are used as table toppers, it also increases the amount of light that is reflected back into the room. So today, table toppers that … [Read more...]

Go Over The Top with Glass

Go "over the top" in your designs by using table toppers.  A table topper is a piece of glass - usually 1/4" (6mm) or 5/32" (4mm) thick, but can go up to 1/2" (12mm) thick - that is placed on the existing top of a table, or some other piece of furniture like a dresser or credenza. Since it is … [Read more...]