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...]

Focal Walls & Fireplaces With Mirror

Mirrors are often used to attract attention and naturally draw the eye to focal elements in the home to create visual space and light for an architectural element. In today's post, we're all about placing mirror around the fireplace surround; going up and around the fire surround and chase with … [Read more...]

TxA 2017 in Austin Got Glass

Last week, we showed our Dreamwalls Color Glass back-painted glass and Dreamwalls Glass Markerboards at "TxA Threshold" the design conference and expo of the Texas Society of Architects. Being in Austin this year, it was a fun show with great music everywhere you turned and a relaxed vibe … [Read more...]

Dreamwalls Glass Shower Walls

Backpainted glass is a sensible choice for shower walls; and not just because you can make it any beautiful, luminous color you want. It's smart because it reduces grout and joint lines and it can easily be squeegeed clean. But don't just take our word for it. Take a look at some shower wall … [Read more...]

5 Areas Other Than Kitchens for Back-painted Glass

When you talk about back-painted glass, the most common place that leaps to mind is the kitchen as a backsplash. But that's not the only place. While backpainted glass backsplashes stand up perfectly to the splashes and splatters of a kitchen environment, there are loads of other places that a … [Read more...]

GLOSSARY: Different Types of Heat Treatments to Glass

There are some terms of different glass heat treatments that you need to know when specifying architectural glass. Often times, they are easily confused with one another or used interchangeably, so in today's post, we thought we'd try to offer some clarity (no pun intended) on the types of heat … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Tempered and Annealed

See how differently annealed plate glass and fully tempered glass acts in this video by Veryst Engineering in an analytical laboratory environment. … [Read more...]

What Is Tempered Glass?

Tempered glass is regular annealed glass that has been processed by a controlled thermal process to increase its strength in comparison to annealed (untempered) glass. The glass is heated in a special oven almost to a liquid state and then cooled very quickly to create a hardened outside surface. … [Read more...]

Glass at DesignDC 2017

Today is the final day of DesignDC, the annual show and expo of the Washington, DC chapter of the AIA. We always enjoy this show because the size and scope is so reasonable and we can have meaningful conversations with architects and address their project questions. DC is such an important … [Read more...]

Awesome Antique Game Room

This beautiful show home created in a partnership with BBG Construction and Homes with Steill Real Estate Group in Westfield, Indianapolis utilized Dreamwalls Antique Mirror in a beautiful wet bar area perfect for socializing with family and friends. The rustic bar with farmhouse accents has … [Read more...]