Trend: Make Mine Matte

Dreamwalls Glass Trend spotted at High Point Market Spring 2014: Make Mine Matte

Glass has been so strong at market for several seasons, but this season it was all about a matte finish. Outdoor furniture, indoor furniture, lighting and accent pieces all were glowing with the suede finish of etched glass. Smart for it's durable finish, but also for the way light and color plays … [Read more...]

Trend: Rock On

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Malachite, amethyst, selenite, quartz, jadeite, and geodes of all shapes and sizes were the "it" accent of Spring 2014 High Point Market. The natural elements were not polished or were only partially, for a real textural element. The bright colors of green. purple, blues, and pinks were offset by … [Read more...]

Trend: Go With The Flow

Dreamwalls Trends Spotted at High Point Market Spring 2014: Go With The Flow

One of the favorite trends that we at Dreamwalls Glass spotted at this year's High Point Market was a softer, painterly approach to pattern. It was a looser, almost drippy approach to marbleization that was more casual than bookbinder papers. It also was present in watercolor patterns that shied … [Read more...]

High Points of High Point

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I love High Point Market. Just last morning, I met a marketing person from WayFair - the huge online retailer. I had lunch with a great friend - a small online retailer. I saw a wonderful color presentation by PPG's Steve Shorthouse, and met designers and manufacturers that are truly passionate … [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...]

Dreamwalls Hotel Lobby

  This boutique hotel lobby design features extensive use of Dreamwalls Color Glass. It specified in  True Black, Cool Gray, and Lime for large expanses of the walls, for stunning effect. Look closely at the artwork behind the reception desk. It is created from large format tiles of … [Read more...]

Etched Mirror Backsplashes

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Etched glass mirror is a practical alternative to the look of stainless steel in the kitchen when used as a backsplash. Created by taking  high-quality acid-etched glass that has a durable, glare-absorbing permanent etched finish; and taking it through a mirror-making process so that it has the glow … [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...]

A Festive Custom Glass Tile Backsplash

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At Dreamwalls, we see some unique projects that come through our plant from time to time. Late last year, just before Christmas, a special project came through like Santa delivering happiness. It was a custom backpainted glass tile backsplash, with 5 different colors, matching outlet covers, and a … [Read more...]