The Boutique Look

Mandarin Oriental Hotel - Atlanta, GA

Boutique hotels are wonderful experiences for the senses. They can be fun, playful, refined, hip, and luxurious,...usually within a very tiny footprint. So what is the key to creating a "boutique" hotel look in any interior? Here at Dreamwalls, we boiled it down to some basic design elements to … [Read more...]

Hot or Not from High Point

Dreamwalls Trends: What's Hot-or-Not from High Point Market Spring 2014

My favorite thing to do at High Point Market is sift through the sheer volume of beauty and design to see over-arcing trends. From there I like to see what was a trend the past few seasons and is no longer, as well as the hint of what may be the next trend to come. (I really hope I'm right about the … [Read more...]

Great Glass of HPMkt

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High Point Market is in full swing, and designers and manufacturers are embracing glass in all its glory. Whether it's mirrored or clear, blown or float, super shiny or marvelously matte,...the glass in these pieces makes them unique. Click on any of the brand names below to see where to find them … [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...]

The Best Way to Clean Mirrors

Tools for cleaning glass

Yesterday, I spoke a little about the resiliency of Dreamwalls Color Glass to baked-on, marked-on gunk. Today, I'll do the same for mirrors and other clear glass products. FIRST: Remember, moisture is the enemy of all mirrors. Windex, vinegar, water,...doesn't matter. All moisture is bad to a … [Read more...]

5 Kips Bay Kitchen Trends

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This week we're looking at kitchen design trends, so I wanted to revisit this Christopher Peacock-designed kitchen as an example of several design trends that have been simmering for the past few months. This kitchen was featured in the 2013 Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse which took place last Spring … [Read more...]

Mirror Backsplash Magic

Mirror Backsplash in Kitchen

  There are various ways to use mirror backsplashes in kitchen and bath designs; antique, tiled, or crisp and clear,…mirror is a versatile element that can add light and visually expand spaces. I'm loving how designers are embracing more mirror in the kitchen to solve the challenges of … [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...]

A Backsplash with a View

Vintage Shutters & Hardware in Raleigh, NC specializes in top grade finishes and "after-paint" touches that make the difference in a home and a home of distinction; shutters, showers, mirrors and hardware. Recently, Vintage worked on a project that incorporated a custom color of Dreamwalls Color … [Read more...]

Get The Cure

Flowers Apartment Therapy 30-day Cure Assignment

  After the holiday decorations have been put away, it's time to really focus on getting the house back to "normal." All the lush garlands, glittering lights, and fake snow give way to a more streamlined way of life. Getting a handle on the household organization is so important to the … [Read more...]