Making The Market For Glass

Let's face it. Fifteen years ago, it was difficult to find back-painted 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...]

Dreamwalls: Spec It and Forget It

What Makes Dreamwalls Color Glass The Best Back-Painted Glass In The Business? High-Quality Low-Iron Glass We have made mirrors for over 50 years. We know what makes a good piece of glass perfect for coatings We use the highest quality of low-iron glass for color clarity and purity. … [Read more...]

2018 Colors of the Year on Glass

At Gardner Glass Products, we have been working on a lot of colorful glass backsplashes here lately, and it made us think about the big paint company's "Colors of the Year" where they have chosen the colors to inspire interiors for 2018. They are all beautiful and vibrant colors, that would be … [Read more...]

Beautiful Bronze

Bronze tinted glass is created during the float glass manufacturing process. It's not a coating, film, or paint; it is created by manipulating the recipe of the actual glass batch itself in the molten stage of production. The float glass manufacturers only make it during specific "runs" so it is a … [Read more...]

Go Gray

Sometimes called "smoke" glass or even "black" glass, it is a glass with a uniform color of gray throughout. Several float glass manufacturers make a gray tinted glass in various thicknesses, and the tint can vary. There are even various depths to the gray - some are darker than others. The color … [Read more...]

Dreamwalls Glass Clads A Bustling Boston Building

The 900 Beacon Street project in Boston, MA in the Audobon Circle area is a 5-story building with 32 units of 1-bedroom each over a retail/restaurant space with underground parking. Located in Boston's Audobon Circle neighborhood, it is in a bustling area near the Green Line, Fenway Park, and Boston … [Read more...]

GWU uses Dreamwalls Color Glass

George Washington University is a private research university located in the Foggy Bottom neighborhood of Washington, D.C. This project, created in conjunction with Glass Distributors of Bladensburg, MD and Harmon Glass, was a massive project at the George Washington University campus involved … [Read more...]

The Hidden Art of Seams

A back-painted glass backsplash is beautiful for the long expanses of glass that it can provide. 144-inches is our max length we can fabricate, and that is one incredibly long piece of glass. Installing a long expanse like that eliminates grout lines common with other materials, it is impervious to … [Read more...]

Dreamwalls Antique Mirror

Ever wonder what makes Dreamwalls Antique Mirror unique? Our large size capability, first-quality production, in-the-field performance, pattern predictability, and easy fabrication without chipping or flaking just to name a few. Watch this short 1:40 video to see why designers call antique mirror … [Read more...]