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 »

World’s Largest Stained Glass Window Comes to Kansas City

At the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection in the Kansas City suburb of Leawood, a massive stained glass window is coming together. At 37 feet high and 93 feet wide, once it’s complete it will be the largest stained glass window in the world. Each of the 160 panels that the window is composed… Read more »

New LA Courthouse Takes the Form of a Floating Glass Cube

Downtown Los Angeles is home to a new US Courthouse, and it looks distinctly different form the 1930s-era building it was designed to replace. Just a few years ago, the site of the new courthouse was nothing more than a hole in the ground in the heart of downtown LA. Today, it’s been reborn in… Read more »

A 63-Story Glass Tower is Coming to New York City

Think New York City already has enough high rises? Well, SL Green Realty doesn’t think so, and now they’re getting ready to develop a gorgeous glass skyscraper called One Vanderbilt that will rival the height of the Empire State Building and forever change the skyline of New York City. According to the New York Times,… 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. In large buildings, safety glass can… Read more »

A Brief Explanation of Chemically Strengthened Glass

Have you ever wondered exactly what it means when people talk about things like strengthened and chemically treated glass? The experts at Bent Glass Design are here today to set the record straight. And contrary to what you may have heard in the past, it’s not as complicated as you might think. Chemically strengthened glass… Read more »

New Curved Glass Rail Station Open to the Public!

There’s a new light rail station in town, and it’s anything but ordinary. Incredibly, it took less than two years to construct and boasts a unique curved glass and steel canopy. The Hague’s new train station stands apart architecturally inside and out- it’s truly a masterpiece worth traveling throughout. Where can you travel to and… Read more »

Adding Modern Style to Your Office with Bent Glass

What your office looks like – both on the inside and outside – says a lot about the rest of your company. Windows that are old, broken or dirty can automatically steer away potential clients and employees from walking inside or applying for a job. On the other hand, windows that are well-maintained, as well… Read more »

The World’s Longest and Highest Glass Bridge is Opening Soon

Can you imagine walking out onto a bridge and seeing straight through to the bottom of a canyon located almost 1,000 feet below? Both terrifying and mesmerizing to consider, this experience will soon be a possibility for individuals visiting the Zhangjiajie National Forest Park in the Huanan Province of China. Already titled the world’s longest… Read more »