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How Are People Going Bolder With Glass?

  The role of glass in the family home used to primarily be limited to standard windows and the occasional frosted-glass door. But, in recent years, new ways to utilise residential glass have come to the forefront and are proving popular among homeowners and designers alike. The aspiration for light and open spaces in the…

2 months ago
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How to Identify Safety Glass

“Toughened” or “tempered” or simply “safety” glass is, as these names suggest, much more resistant to knocks and bumps than regular glass. It is manufactured by way of a slower cooling process, and as a result, is considerably more robust than standard panes of glass. For applications where safety or security is paramount – such…

2 months ago
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How to Clean an Old Antique Mirror & Frame

Cleaning a mirror can be painful at the best of times. With strips and smudges being hard to get out entirely. Over time, dirt, dust and finger-marks make their way onto all of our household’s reflective surfaces. If your home or living space contains an antique mirror, cleaning without ruining the surface is a concern. Generally,…

3 months ago
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Why Choose to Invest in a Quality Mirror?

Some things in life are purchases; others are investments. The amount of time we spend choosing a cake to eat in a cafe, for example, is likely to be a lot less than the amount of time we spend selecting a house to purchase and live in. But, where do the necessary, everyday items –…

6 months ago
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3 Examples of Architectural Design That Make Good Use of Glass

3 Examples of Architectural Design That Make Good Use of Glass Often overlooked and underappreciated, glass is a defining substance of our modern world. When most people think of glass today, they picture a transparent material that simply lets light into a space. Although this technically isn’t wrong, glass also has so much more to…

7 months ago
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The Best Uses of Glass in Modern Architecture

As defined by the Royal Institute of British Architects, modernist architecture of the 20th century was primarily associated with an analytical approach to the function of buildings that rejected ornament and embraced minimalism. One aspect of Modernism that is often overlooked, however, is how it blurred the boundaries between the inside of buildings and the…

8 months ago
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