November 5, 2012
The basics: This commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels suspended from the ceiling. Created by Tulsa artist May Yang, the mural is based on local Oklahoma themes, transitioning from rural landscape to the Tulsa skyline. The image is concentrated in the lower portion of the glass with darker colors to obscure desks...
Important characteristics to consider when specifying glass flooring products
June 2, 2012
Jockimo's Crystal Clear glass flooring panels allowvisitors to Ontario's Waterloo Region Museum tosee the original railroad tracks beneath the floor.Floor design is by Moriyama & Teshima Architects.KW Glass Systems Inc. was the glass installer forthe project.Photo by Jockimo Inc. As the popularity of glass flooring has increased, so has the need for a standard governing its performance,...
June 20, 2011
Mandy Marxen of Dreamwalls by Gardner Glass Products introduces new glass tile at the NeoCon show in Chicago.
June 14, 2011
Twenty glass suppliers are exhibiting at this year's NeoCon show in Chicago. The three-day event opened Monday, June 13, and is North America's largest design exposition and conference for commercial interiors. The annual show attracts 40,000 architecture and design professionals, according to show organizers.Arch Aluminum & Glass, Cristacurva, Dreamwalls, General Glass International,...
A behind-the-scenes look at decorative glass fabrication processes
June 5, 2011
A visual look at the decorative glass fabrication processes behind these beautiful products
September 23, 2010
Goldray Industries Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, displayed its decorative products with graphic interlayers. M3 Glass Technologies, Irving, Texas, showed its MPrint Digital Decorative glass, at left. Standard Bent Glass, Butler, Pa., showed decorative glass with one-way vision PET (polyethylene terephthalate) film. Bernard Lax, CEO, Pulp Studios in Los Angeles, said back-painted glass...
Tips to working in the growing specialty glass market
September 22, 2010
Decorative and specialty glass is a growing market, with more designers specifying the products, and more suppliers offering a greater variety of decorative glass types. "As people become more familiar with the products and the options, they become less afraid," said Cathie Saroka, marketing director, Goldray Industries Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, on the GlassBuild America trade show floor. "We have...
Harlem Hospital, General Glass International
September 2, 2010
The recently completed Harlem Hospital in New York City, with its mural glass façade, has the “wow effect,” says Crystal Achievement Award Judge Mark Pritikin, president, Creative Mirror & Shower, Addison, Ill. The building’s façade consists of 429 individually printed panes of glass that make up a historic mural design.
Online-only photo gallery
April 3, 2009
Glass tiles have crossed the Atlantic and made their way to the U.S. market in the form of gorgeous bathroom walls, kitchen backsplashes, countertops, mosaic floors and swimming pools. Made of float, cast, fused and recycled glass, they continue to increase in demand and popularity due to their aesthetic, water-resistant and low-maintenance characteristics.
April 1, 2009
Glass Magazine editors asked Beth Novitsky, senior associate of Brand Design at Gensler, the New York, N.Y., architectural firm that General Glass International hired to brand its new direct-to-glass printing capabilities, how the Brand Design division works. Gensler employs 2,500 architects, designers, planners and consultants in 31 offices around the world.