Great Glazing: Glass floor at Omni Dallas Convention Center Hotel
Photos by Deborah Nelson
The basics: Interior designers for the Omni Dallas Convention Center Hotel strived to embody the city's rich history with the design. This design intent carried over to the entrance to the hotel sports bar, which features a back-lit glass floor depicting Dallas newspaper sports pages.
The players: Interior designer, Vivian Nichols; glass manufacturer, Jockimo; glass installer, Trainor Glass; lighting design, Lang Lighting; LED lighting, turnkey lighting development and fabrication, installation, GPI Design.
The glass: Jockimo Crystal Clear Glass Flooring back-lit with an LED system, with custom printed graphics applied to the bottom side of the glass. The floor, made up 21 panels, each measuring 60 inches by 26.3 inches, features GlassGrit ADA classified and NFSI approved anti-slip walking surface. The laminated glass is composed of three layers—a 3/8-inch top layer of clear tempered glass with the anti-slip UL-approved GlassGrit texture, and two additional 3/8-inch lites of clear tempered glass.