What is Tempered Glass?

broken tempered glass in womans hands

Tempered glass is one of the most common glass types used in architecture due to its thermal properties, safety, and durability. But do you know what it is and why it’s used? More importantly, when you need to use it? Learn everything you need from how it’s made, why it’s used, its capabilities, and facts […]

The Ultimate Guide to Sliding Barn Doors

Grid Barn Door matte black

Table of Contents: Everything old is new again: Sliding barn doors are back in style The ins and outs of interior sliding barn door Is an interior sliding barn door right for your design? Sliding barn door hardware options Everything Old is New Again – Sliding Glass Barn Doors Ever heard the stories from old […]

Biophilic Design

ImageVue custom printed glass orb wall for Surface Tension project

Creating rich and healthy environments for people through the inspiration of natural settings. For decades, Biophilic Design has been talked about, utilized, misunderstood, and changing the lives of patients, students, employees, and families around the world when their new, man made, built natural environment adopts a Biophilic mindset. Biophilic Design bridges the gap between our […]

What is LED Edge Lit Glass?

Carved and LED edge lit for the NCAA College Football Hall of Fame

From end users to architects, general contractors, and designers, I’ve seen a major interest growth in LED Edge Lit Glass.  Often hailed as a way to achieve a floating image or boast a company’s brand or logo, LED Edge Lit Glass really does offer a wealth of design and function options oft overlooked or not […]

Glass Hardware Mounting Options

White board Mounting Hardware

From glass showers to barn-doors, glass whiteboards to decorative glass, glass hardware has got to be the last thing anyone ever thinks about on any glass project ever created by man. Planners, designers, and architects, will simply say let’s laminate it to the wall. Really? Let’s do wall cladding! Do you know what that is? […]

Acrylic Vs. Glass: Which is Better?

decorative glass vs. acrylic panels banner image

A lot of projects are using decorative acrylic in the place of decorative glass and for some very good reasons. But, is acrylic always the better choice? Acrylic does have its place along with a wealth of pros. But it does come with its cons. Cost First, there’s cost. This is a moot point because […]

What’s the Difference Between Etched and Frosted Glass?

Custom etched glass dividers at the University of Chicaggo Medicine

Let me ask you a question; What’s the Difference Between Etched and Frosted Glass? Have you ever heard this question; what’s that guy’s name, you know, the guy with the face? The problem we run into is that some people in some parts of the country or world call something one thing, while a group […]

Sandblasted Glass Vs. Acid Etched Glass: Which is Better?

Chick-Fil-A Headquarters etched glass windows

We often have many people ask which decorative etched glass is better, but really it all depends on you and your wants! While the two glass products are similar in style, acid etched glass vs sandblasted glass, are actually very different when it comes to an end goal. What is sandblasted glass and how is it different from […]