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 Despite still having the term "Decorator" in the name - a term which many of my design friends find a bit outdated - the show house itself is always full of leading … [Read more...]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

A Welcoming Wall

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Earlier this week, we blogged about "feature walls" and some of the options in using decorative glass. Today, we'll take a closer look at the ways some of the top interior design firms in the world are using backpainted glass, etched mirror, and other interior decorative glass to create feature … [Read more...]

Featuring: Feature Walls

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The term "feature wall" has become part of our everyday conversation in the glass business. It is a wall installation in a commercial (or increasingly, residential) interior that draws the eye and engages the inhabitant of the space. It can be in the form of a water feature, a large scale art … [Read more...]

Going to ‘GANA’

GANA Annual Conference 2014 - Orlando, Florida

  GANA is the Glass Association of North America, and I'm attending their annual conference this week in Orlando, Florida. No, no time for Mickey this time, because I'm serving as a representative of Gardner Glass Products. I am currently the Chair of the Mirror Division, and this will be my last … [Read more...]

5 Backsplash Basics

Great! Your client loves the look of a glass backsplash for their kitchen design. It's practical: easy-to-clean, non-staining, and a breeze to maintain. You are thrilled, because with Dreamwalls' custom color matching process, you can get the exact match to that awesome textile you've chosen for the … [Read more...]