Glass Skyscrapers are Gaining Popularity in Cities

From flooring to roofing, there are many architectural uses for glass. But today, beyond your average glass fixtures and simple glass structures, buildings made entirely of glass are gaining popularity in major cities across the world. High strength glass Glass facades are state-of-the-art and highly desirable in many different fields, from big corporations to residential… Read more »

Let’s Take a Look at the History of Glass

Let’s take a step back in time for a brief minute to discuss the history of glass, because after all, if glass was never invented, we wouldn’t be able to create unique bent glass products and structures for you today.  History Obsidian, a black volcanic glass was the very first glass known to Stone Age… Read more »

iPhone 8 Hints at Utilizing Curved Glass

Rumors, reported by The Wall Street Journal, say that Apple is going to release the iPhone 8 later on this year, to celebrate the iPhone’s tenth anniversary. The iPhone 8 has been one of the most talked about and highly anticipated smartphones of the year because of several advanced features. One of the possible design… Read more »

Curved Glass: Expanding to Cars?

Curved glass is known to be visually appealing and unique for a variety of architectural applications but have you ever imagined curved glass implemented into your car? The automotive industry is continuously searching for new features to intrigue customers and they might have found their next high-tech gadget. The first 3-D curved cover glass for… Read more »

MIT Scientists Want to 3D Print Architectural Glass

Designers have found all sorts of unique ways to utilize glass in architectural applications, and the improvements that have been made to glass over the years have made it possible for them to push the limits of design. From towering skyscrapers to iconic structures like the Louvre Pyramid in France, architectural glass has shaped the… Read more »

Electrochromic “Smart Windows” Could One Day Become the Norm

By nearly every measure, we are living in the midst of an increasingly “smart” world. We have smart cars, smart TVs, smart homes, and smart cities. As for the latest development in smart technology? That would be windows, folks. Most people already understand the concept of “smart” devices. They track the ideal temperature in your… Read more »

Create Eye-Catching Display Cases With Custom Bent Glass

When we talk about bent glass, we typically focus on the architectural applications of our products. From high-rise office buildings to high-end residential properties, you can find our custom bent glass in buildings of all shapes and sizes. But the potential of bent glass doesn’t end there. We’ve also used our skills and equipment to… Read more »

Solar Energy Company Develops Innovative Photovoltaic Glass

When architects and construction companies set out to build energy-efficient buildings, their choice of windows is one of the most important decisions they can make. When builders skimp on glass, it can cost companies thousands of dollars in added energy costs each year. That’s why we use insulating laminated glass in our exterior window designs…. Read more »

New Apple Campus Features Massive Panes of Curved Glass

After more than three years of construction, Apple’s 2.8 million-square-foot spaceship campus is finally nearing completion. As the final project of founder and famed perfectionist Steve Jobs, the campus is characteristically ambitious, featuring a host of exacting design decisions that were painstakingly made by the team at Apple. It took more than a year and… Read more »

Let the Sun Shine in With Custom Bent Glass

Did you know that psychological studies have found that people are more productive when exposed to natural light during their workdays? According to researchers in the Interdepartmental Neuroscience program at Northwestern University, employees who are regularly exposed to natural sunlight report that they sleep better at night, and experience fewer distractions and disturbances throughout the… Read more »