NeoCon’s Mart

Merchandise Mart by Night - Chicago Postcard Museum

NeoCon. It's a show for commercial contract furniture and materials for the interior design trade. "The National Exposition of Contract Furnishings" and it takes place in Chicago's Merchandise Mart once a year in June. We will be on the 8th floor at booth 8-3130C, over by the Interiors & Sources … [Read more...]

Glass Garden Fencing

Sydney Harbour House Glass Fencing by Dale Jones-Evans Pty Ltd Architecture

Glass continues to be used more and more in landscape architecture. The strong geometry of glass is often is a perfect foil for organic environments, and the light, color, and privacy options available with various glass types is wonderful to explore. Tempered and laminated glass can be as strong as … [Read more...]

Glass Gravel in the Garden

Glass Recycled GlassScape Landscaping Glass

Glass is available in a variety of tints and finishes. Clear, colors, mirrors, and tints can create a kaleidoscope of colors. People often ask us at Gardner Glass where our broken (or "culled") glass goes. We separate it out careful and send it to a variety of companies that are hungry for using it … [Read more...]

Top Clicks of 2013

Anthropologie

Today we're reviewing the top 5 links from Dreamwalls Glass on Twitter of the past year. These are items of interest in interior design, architecture, decór, and color that we thought were cool, shared, and our twitter followers really liked. Below are our top 5 links that got the most clicks in … [Read more...]

NeoCon East 2013 Day 1 Highlights

GSA Logo at NeoConEast 2013

Yesterday, NeoCon East 2013 opened in Baltimore and right away it was a great show. Positive designers and product specifiers were in our booth with a steady flow of interest in Dreamwalls Color Glass backpainted glass, glass markerboards, and antique mirror. In between meeting and greeting, I was … [Read more...]

NeoCon Fun Facts

Merchandise Mart by Night - Chicago Postcard Museum

NeoCon. It's a show for commercial contract furniture and materials for the interior design trade. "The National Exposition of Contract Furnishings" and it takes place in Chicago's Merchandise Mart once a year in June. We will be on the 8th floor at booth 8-3130C, over by Interiors & Sources … [Read more...]

Keith Boswell Talks Glass Innovation

SOM Jinao Tower Nanjing, China - Detail

I had the extreme pleasure of meeting and hearing Keith Boswell (FAIA Technical Director) talk from Skidmore, Owens, & Merrill, LLP at the recent Glass Association of North America (GANA) annual conference in California. Boswell is key partner of SOM, an amazing architecture, engineering, and … [Read more...]

Good design is a mirror

JuanCarlosFernandez

"Bad design is smoke, while good design is a mirror." — Juan-Carlos Fernàndez (for more on this talented archiect, read this The Style Saloniste piece) … [Read more...]

My Top 10 Design Sites

Websites

Part of my job here at Dreamwalls is to find informative and interesting posts on glass, architecture, art and so on, so I'm lucky enough to get to spend lots of time scouring through the many design sites that are out there. I know, I know....my job is extremely difficult. Hey, someone's got to do … [Read more...]

More than an Airport

Freelon Group RDU General Aviation Terminal

I recently flew out of Raleigh-Durham International Airport (RDU) and was amazed at how beautiful the terminals are. Truly breath-taking marvels of amazing engineering and glass. It feels airy and light,...ready to take flight in and of itself.  But the major terminal overhauls are but one element … [Read more...]