Built-In Mirrors Add Richness

The modern boiserie mirror has been our focus for the week. The term "boiserie" refers to paneling in general, but more specifically to the rich, ornate mouldings and panelling that was often used to create a paneled effect in interiors. Often these same rich moldings were used to frame in artwork … [Read more...]

Marie’s Mirror Mechanism

Marie Antoinette had style. When her husband Louis XVI gave her Petit Trianon as her own personal haven, the young queen transformed the cubed mansion into a place of privacy and enjoyment. When in the castle, she was under constant scrutiny, but at her private mansion, no one visited without the … [Read more...]

Glass Backsplashes For Every Kitchen

Glass backsplashes can be created using a variety of materials. Back-painted glass in any color, mirror, acid etched backpainted glass, and printed designs are just some of the beginnings to your creativity. The sleek, seamless look is not only beautiful and visually calming, but is also hygienic … [Read more...]

Mirror Backsplash Magic

  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...]

Mirror and Color Glass Kitchen Backsplashes Expand the View

The main benefits of back-painted glass for a backsplash are that it is so easy to clean and care for while adding vibrant color to the space. Additionally, using Dreamwalls Color Glass backsplashes with a bit of mirror can help create a visual flow to the space and add color to the area. No one … [Read more...]

LEED Achievements In Glass

The USGBC's LEED certified buildings are here to stay. It has become big business, but at it's core it is a way to encourage thinking about a building as a whole opportunity to improve systems, processes, and designs to be a little more green bit-by-bit. Green is not just achieved through the … [Read more...]

Mirror Backsplashes: Ideas & Inspiration

  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...]

Glass and Mirror at Kips Bay 2015 – Part II

As we stated in the first part of this series yesterday, Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse is a NYC institution that inspires awe and helps so many NYC children. As a company that specializes in mirror and glass, we are focusing on the very easily accessible ways that those products were used within this … [Read more...]

Glass and Mirror at Kips Bay 2015 – Part I

The Kips Bay Decorator Showhouse is a NYC institution. Now in its 43rd year, this showplace of the who's-who of interior design raises money for the Kips Bay Boy & Girls Club, for much needed after school and enrichment programs for New York City children. Since 1972, it has raised over $18 … [Read more...]

The Best Way to Clean Mirrors

Mirrors are in every home, apartment, condo and hotel room in the country. It's important to know how to clean them correctly. FIRST: Remember, moisture is the enemy of all mirrors. Windex, vinegar, water,...doesn't matter. All moisture is bad to a mirror. It can delaminate the metal layers so … [Read more...]