Classy Glass

Add panache with new types of decorative glass

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Linework (Courtesy Skyline Design)
Linework (Courtesy Skyline Design)

Not a solid, yet not a liquid; glass is somewhere in between. These decorative varieties accentuate the aesthetic qualities of the material, calling attention to its almost supernatural, amorphous condition—a state somewhere between two states of matter.

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Channel Bronze (Courtesy Nathan Allan Glass Studios)

Channel Bronze
Nathan Allan Glass Studios

Convex grooves line this kiln-formed glass that is shaped like flowing water. It is available in a maximum panel size of six-by-ten feet and in six profile depths.

Detail photo of glass pieces
Photo of glass pieces

Rayures (Courtesy Glas Italia)

Rayures
Glas Italia

The French fraternal design duo Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec conjured a colorful crystalline modular screen with layered hinged panels. The folds of transparent glass feature horizontal and vertical veins that light filters through in a wonderfully lucid way. The individual panels vary in size, allowing for compositions that divide but don’t separate.

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Metallic (Courtesy Carvart)

Metallic
Carvart

Woven metallic threads form a reflective herringbone wall cladding in this new product from Carvart. The effect is created by laminating metal mesh between a mirror and a panel of glass. This mesh can be used for both exterior and interior applications, as well as for acoustic performance.

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Linework (Courtesy Skyline Design)

Linework
Skyline Design

Exploring linework and other 2-D geometries, Gensler collaborated with Skyline to develop a collection of five glass patterns. Linework is available in four thicknesses, can be sized up to 72 inches by 144 inches, and is suitable for interiors and exteriors.

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