Glass Design of The Louvre

When you think of Paris, a few key landmarks come to mind: the Eiffel Tower, the Arc de Triomphe, and most likely, The Louvre. According to Paris City Vision, The Louvre is as famous for the paintings it contains as it is for its unique shape and façade: its transparent glass architecture, placed in the… Read more »

Glass Observation Decks: Why So Popular?

How would you like to walk on air? Sounds like a dream, but it’s not. The glass observation decks attached to some of the world’s highest skyscrapers attract thousands of visitors every year and here’s why. Sleek Look The design aesthetic of glass observation decks present a sleek look and depending on how they are… Read more »

Laminated Glass Uses

Laminated glass is a top choice for safety glass. But what exactly is laminated glass, and what should you use it for? What is laminated glass? Laminated glass is a type of safety glass used for all kinds of architectural and automotive projects. Laminated glass contains an inner plastic layer that holds the two outer… Read more »

Other Than Safety, Why Use Laminated Glass?

In home construction and in other building projects, the benefits of using laminated glass are endless; however it’s common to only hear about the safety advantages. Many people use laminated glass for various other reasons, which are worth looking into: Less sound Laminated glass greatly reduces sound going in or out of your house, so… Read more »

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 »