Going Up with Glass

Glass Elevator Bank

Glass is used a great deal in elevators cabs and elevator lobbies,...and for good reason. It's easy to clean, it doesn't feel constricting, and the effects that can be achieved are beautiful. Below are just a few of the ways to use glass in lobby environments. This elevator in the Museum of Fine … [Read more...]

Islands Reflect Good Taste

MirrorKitchenIsland

The use of mirrors can reflect beautiful views, and open up visual space and give a sense of airiness. But what if the beautiful view and air is down below? These smart and beautiful kitchen islands use mirrors down below on the kitchen island, and they are stunning. See for yourself: Our … [Read more...]

The Harsh Reality of Mirror

Hotel Mirror

Sometimes, in the bathrooms of hotels and commercial spaces, you'll notice mirrors with "black edge". This is the result of the edges being exposed to moisture, oils, or chemicals that have corrupted the edge and separated either the layers from the glass, or the layers from one another. It is … [Read more...]

4 NeoCon Trends of 2014

Patricia Urquiola with "Open Nest" for Haworth at NeoCon 2014

We are packing up the Dreamwalls booth this morning and coming home to NC after a wonderful NeoCon Show. This is our 5th year exhibiting, and I think it might have been the most well-attended show thus far. We spoke with so many designers that understood what glass could do generally, and were … [Read more...]

NeoCon Booth 2014

DreamwallsSampleTable

What a great show we are having at NeoCon 2014. We've given away all our glass cleaning cloths giveaway, and I've given out every business card I own. We are seeing more designers and architects interested in using glass creatively than ever before.  They know the general benefits of glass; the easy … [Read more...]

Embraceable You

Detail: unique Baccarat Accent Glass

“We’re introducing materials that are incredibly special - unusual woods, bronze-work crackled with crystal coming through, white onyx and frosted mirrored glass. We’ve used natural elements in a modern way to create a real sense of warmth, to make people feel like they’re being … [Read more...]

Glass Gravel in the Garden

Glass Recycled GlassScape Landscaping Glass

Glass is available in a variety of tints and finishes. Clear, colors, mirrors, and tints can create a kaleidoscope of colors. People often ask us at Gardner Glass where our broken (or "culled") glass goes. We separate it out careful and send it to a variety of companies that are hungry for using it … [Read more...]

Something Old for Something New

Dreamwalls© _RusticBarAntiqueMirror

Dreamwalls Antique Mirror is a wonderful tool in hospitality environments. Antique mirror doesn't have to mean traditional or stuffy. It adds character and softeness. The reflection of the subtly distressed mirror creates excitement and intimacy, while opening up up the space visually. Hotels, … [Read more...]

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...]