Curved Laminated Glass Railings

Glass is often the material of choice for designers who seek an elegant transparent, yet sturdy, building material. The latest designs for curved glass railings used in guards or handrails incorporate glass that has been strengthened and then laminated for safety. These railings become the centerpiece of an interior space.   Here’s a look at two… Read more »

Reducing Solar Heat Gain with Laminated 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 glass to control heat loss in our… Read more »

The Benefits of Glass Doors in Your Office or Home

Have you been thinking about installing glass doors inside of your home or business? While some people worry about keeping them clean and the inherent lack of privacy that comes along with glass doors, there are also plenty of benefits that come with having these types of doors in your home or business. Here are… Read more »

Benefits of Using Laminated Safety Glass

In large-scale construction projects, it’s important to choose glass that will be durable and safe for all future occupants in the building. While the folks at Bent Glass Design typically focus on more decorative elements, we know that laminated safety glass is an excellent choice for building construction—here’s why. Why It’s Used In large buildings,… Read more »

Glass Observation Decks Are the Future

The glass observation decks attached to some of the world’s highest skyscrapers attract thousands of visitors every year. It’s not only the cool architecture that attracts them, but also the views and thrill of walking on the decks. Sleek Look The design aesthetic of glass observation decks present a sleek look and depending on how… Read more »

Why Laminated Glass is so Popular

Laminated glass was invented more than 100 years ago by French chemist Édouard Bénédictus, but it’s only recently starting to get the popularity it deserves. Why is it gaining popularity? Here are some reasons why laminated glass is getting some buzz. The Benefits of Bent Laminated Glass: Laminated glass is constructed by bonding two or… Read more »

Benefits of Bullet Resistant Glass for Specific Businesses

Bullet resistant glass helps to protect against the penetration of bullets fired from small arms such as pistols and rifles. Bullet resistant glass is some of the toughest glass in the entire world. As a result, many different industries have found a way to incorporate bullet resistant glass into their operations. NIJ Ballistic Standards The… Read more »

Laminated Glass Floors

Laminated glass floors can add an amazing architectural feature to any type of building, whether that is in an office, school, mall, etc. There are many advantages that come with installing laminated glass floors as well. More Light is Produced Throughout the Building When you have laminated glass floors installed inside of a building, they… Read more »

Laminated vs Insulating Glass

Laminated glass and insulating glass can be great for many types of projects. If you have an upcoming project with glass, you may want to take a look at some differences between these two types of glasses, so that you can decide which type is best for your upcoming project. Laminated Glass Laminated glass is… Read more »