NeoCon East Trends and Treats

Koncept Lighting - Tono

Last week's trip to NeoCon East was a great one. There was a lot of interest in our Dreamwalls Color Glass Magnetic Markerboards,...which is immensely rewarding. But the designers and architects really responded favorably to our, "Any color you specify: Pantone, Benjamin Moore, Sherwin Williams, RAL … [Read more...]

A Baltimore Beauty

[As I get ready to travel up to Baltimore for Neocon East 2013, I wanted to re-post this story about Baltimore's "Flag House"  Museum. It's a beautiful piece of early printing on glass technology, and shows how far digital printing on glass has come in the U.S. in just a decade. Please … [Read more...]

NeoCon 2013 Color Trends: CMYK

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Four color process printing is something every graphic designer knows well. Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, and the "Key" (or black) - make up the four colors, often referred to as CMYK printing. They are printing inks in their purest form, and their saturated brilliance are the basic building blocks of … [Read more...]

NeoCon Trends 2013: Part 3

Dreamwalls Neocon 2013 Trends: So Board

Boards of all kinds were vying for attention at NeoCon 2013: Felt absorbers, dry erase partitions, glass markerboards, and high tech touch screens. These boards were anything but boring; they added color, function, and fun to all sort of environments for work and play. At NeoCon 2013, Arcadia … [Read more...]

NeoCon Trends 2013: Part 2 ~ Truly ♥ Felt

Ayse Birsel Collection for FilzFelt is designed to be loved

Ah, felt. Once the stuff of kitsch arts & crafts, it enjoyed a design rebirth at this year's NeoCon. Not that it needs any validation, but legend has it that the first felt was made on Noah's arc, where the animals' fur was mixed with water and stamped with their hooves into felt. Today, felt … [Read more...]

NeoCon Trends 2013: Part 1

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NeoCon, the world's largest annual contract furniture show was last week in Chicago. It's always a great show for Dreamwalls Glass, and this year was no different. The energy on the show floor was very strong, and while we may have had slightly fewer people in the booth (or just more salesmen on our … [Read more...]

NeoCon Hospitality Future Trends

NeoCon 2013 featured a presentation yesterday by Steve South of Perkins+Will who presented “The Future of Technology and Social Media Within the Workplace”. While the presentation itself was extremely brief, the content was interesting and worth attending - if only for the futuristic jargon … [Read more...]

NeoCon Sneak Peek

Dreamwalls NeoCon Preview Montage

8-3130C If you remember nothing else about this post, remember that booth number and come see Dreamwalls at that location during NeoCon. Jay, Mark, John and I will be there to say "Hi", show you our latest decorative glass capabilities, and shoot the breeze in the Windy City. I've been packing … [Read more...]

Beautiful Backsplashes

NeoCon Gold 2009 - Dreamwalls Color Glass

Dreamwalls Color Glass is a back-painted glass product that offers something a cut above other painted glass products. This is not just marketing hype, we pride ourselves on making the gold standard of backpainted glass that is easy to fab, install, and get the exact look your design requires. We … [Read more...]

2012 Professional Highlights

US Glass Magazine - Most Influential in the Industry

2012 was a wild ride of a year. Business improved greatly over 2011, and still has plenty of room for future growth. I'm excited about what 2013 holds for our parent company, Gardner Glass Products, and the world of Dreamwalls. But it's always helpful to look back at one's accomplishments, so here … [Read more...]