Gardner Looks Ahead

  Glass Build America is a convention and exhibition for the glass industry and was held last week in Atlanta. While there was a lot of positivity among attendees and exhibitors, there is no doubt challenges are presenting themselves in the industry. Themes included the of growth of … [Read more...]

Best Back-Painted In The Biz

Let's face it. Fifteen  years ago, it was difficult to find backpainted glass in the United States. When you did find it, odds were you weren't dealing with a glass specialist. You'd get it from a painting operation. A guy who claimed he could paint anything. The result would be plagued with … [Read more...]

Marie’s Mirror Mechanism

Marie Antoinette had style. When her husband Louis XVI gave her Petit Trianon as her own personal haven, the young queen transformed the cubed mansion into a place of privacy and enjoyment. When in the castle, she was under constant scrutiny, but at her private mansion, no one visited without the … [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...]

How To Install A Glass Backsplash

Installing a Dreamwalls Color Glass back-painted glass backsplash is a relatively simple process. The measuring and templating of the glass pieces are the most important step to the backsplash installation,...and it's a process similar to that of custom stone countertops. A reputable glass installer … [Read more...]

Making Monochrome Work in NYC

Keep it simple. It's often times a good way to look sophisticated on a budget. So working with a limited color palette doesn't have to be boring, as this project in New York proves. An office for a trading company, OTCPink, wanted to keep the design of their offices clean and simple, and they … [Read more...]

5 Big Glass Conference Table Considerations

When customers approach Gardner Glass for Dreamwalls heavy glass custom conference tables, we are happy to tackle the projects. This example of a heavy glass table in a popular food chain corporate headquarters was a big one. The end result was altered a bit from the initial concept, and it's just … [Read more...]

Mirror and Color Glass Kitchen Backsplashes Expand the View

The main benefits of back-painted glass for a backsplash are that it is so easy to clean and care for while adding vibrant color to the space. Additionally, using Dreamwalls Color Glass backsplashes with a bit of mirror can help create a visual flow to the space and add color to the area. No one … [Read more...]

Dreamwalls Glass Signage for Feature Wall at CFI

  We recently had the opportunity to work on a large signage project that acts as a branding and feature wall for Carolinas Fertility Institute in nearby Winston-Salem, NC.  What's more, it was a large project that began to really push the boundaries of our capabilities. And, like all … [Read more...]

How To Install Back Painted Glass

Applications for installing Dreamwalls Color Glass are a lot easier than you may think. You simply have to decide on the amount of hardware you may want to see, any flexibility issues you may require, and the level of glazier skill available. Below we've compiled a few of the main ways to install … [Read more...]