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

Ingrao_RonAradFireplace

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 Despite still having the term "Decorator" in the name - a term which many of my design friends find a bit outdated - the show house itself is always full of leading … [Read more...]

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...]

Glass Wisdom on Creative Work

Inspirational quote on doing creative work by Baltimore native, and NPR personality, Ira Glass

Today's quote features some important wisdom for fostering creativity and good work, courtesy of Baltimore-native and NPR personality, Ira Glass: … [Read more...]

5 Backsplash Considerations

A glass backsplash can do so much for a kitchen design. It's practical: easy-to-clean, non-staining, and a breeze to maintain. With Dreamwalls' custom color matching process, you can get the exact match to any color you wish, and create a unifying element to your design. But there are a few … [Read more...]

2013 Kips Bay: Color & Shine

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The 2013 Kips Bay Decorator Show House opened up on May 7th during NY Design Week, and it was another stunner. This annual show house is a worthy cause as it serves as a fundraiser for The Kips Bay Boys & Girls Club; reportedly 15% of the charitable organization's operating budget comes from … [Read more...]

The BEST Interiors

Who says an office interior can't be fun? Perfect pops of color and a Dreamwalls Color Glass Dry Erase Board make the KeyBank in Clevland, Ohio eye-catching and fresh!

"The best interiors make your heart pound." -Interior decorator Tony Fornabaio, Elle Decor - November 06 [Perfect pops of color and a Dreamwalls Color Glass MessageBoard make the KeyBank interior in Cleveland, Ohio eye-catching and fresh.] … [Read more...]

Mirror Creativity in a Powder Room

KCS Powder Room

Eclectic Powder Room design by San Francisco Design-build KCS, Inc. The 35th Annual San Francisco Decorator Showcase featured the work of top Bay Area interior designers 2012. While full of beautiful rooms and talented designers, last year's showcase featured a room that stopped me in my tracks. … [Read more...]

Every Room Needs One

Mirrored Dining Room Wall

In an Associate Press article, Melissa Rayworth wrote about some ideas for "Letting the Sunshine In" to your home and interior spaces by interviewing HGTV personality Genevieve Gorder, "Design Star" producer Brian Patrick Flynn, and LA designer Betsy Burnham for their best tips. (To view the full … [Read more...]

5 Backsplash Questions To Answer

Dreamwalls - True White Backsplash

Your client is sold on a glass back splash for their kitchen. It's practical: easy-to-clean, non-staining, and a breeze to maintain. You are thrilled, because with custom color matching, you can get the exact match to that awesome textile you've chosen for the window treatments. But there are a few … [Read more...]