What’s Next in Glass?

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Last week I was in Las Vegas for the Glass Association of North America (GANA) Fall Conference. GANA is the glass industry association that creates informational bulletins and white papers for architects, professional glaziers, and end users of glass products of all kinds: tempered glass, insulated … [Read more...]

GANA in Paris

GANA Annual Conference 2015

Earlier this week, Gardner Glass Products attended the Glass Association of North America (GANA) Annual Conference in Las Vegas, Nevada's Paris Hotel & Casino. While there is certainly lots to see and do there, we were in meeting rooms most of the time working on the goal of GANA: To provide the … [Read more...]

Being Stand Off-ish is Good

Gyford "Edge Grip" used for signage

Glass and mirror hardware come in many different types and styles. Choosing the right type for the required performance is important, and can greatly enhance the beauty of your decorative glass designs like Dreamwalls Color Glass. Today, let's look at the basic nomenclature of some common styles of … [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...]

The Future Of Glass and Tech

Corning: A Day Made Of Glass video series

Last week I was in Toronto for the Glass Association of North America (GANA) Fall Conference. GANA is the glass industry association that creates informational bulletins and white papers for architects, professional glaziers, and end users of glass products of all kinds: tempered glass, insulated … [Read more...]

Gold Vein Redux

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Gold Vein Mirror is definitely a throwback for this Thursday. Gold vein mirror tiles were ubiquitous in the 60's and 70's. When I was a young child in the late 70's, Beth Worley and I held many a dance contest infront of her parent's wall full of the things. But I assure you, they had a classier … [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

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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...]

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...]

Intro To Our New Design

New look to dreamwallsglass.com

You may have noticed a new look for the Dreamwalls Glass blog lately. Nothing too radical, but it is an evolution in our informational vision for the blog. We wanted to provide our readers with more options and "at-a-glance" information. We're ultimately working towards making this destination a … [Read more...]