Using decorative glass to maximise light and aesthetics

Using decorative glass to maximise light and aesthetics
Photo source
www.pilkington.com

Date: 3 November 2016

Decorative glass has been used through the ages to provide windows and doors with beauty, style and elegance.

Decorative glass has been used through the ages to provide windows and doors with beauty, style and elegance – and the timeless craft has been revived over the last two decades as modern home owners have discovered its ability to add character and charm to a property.

Whether you live in a modern town house, a traditional suburban home, or a country cottage, there are a variety of different Decorative Glass products in the Pilkington product portfolio that combine leading-edge technology and traditional craftwork to breathe life into a home.

And whilst these designs provide an attractive addition to any property, they can be combined with a range of glasses to provide safety, security and thermal insulation. 

 

Bevelled doors and fanlights

Bevelled glass from Pilkington incorporates 5mm glass multi-faceted pieces, clusters and shapes which refract and reflect light to create a constant interplay of movement. Incorporating ‘prism’ designs, the glass facets greatly enhance the effect of light in the home, creating an environment of the homeowner’s design. 

 

Leaded doors and fanlights

Perfect for both modern houses and well-established properties, Pilkington’s leaded designs can be used to add tasteful elegance to a home.

The designs are manufactured using a decorative glass technique known as ‘overlay’, whereby all the materials are applied to the outer leaf of the insulating glass unit, creating a truly modern version of leaded glass that features greater strength and insulation than traditional stained glass. 

 

Georgian and leaded window patterns

Pilkington also offers homeowners an extensive range of exclusive Georgian and leaded designs, both modern and traditional. The various patterns add a degree of style and class to complement their surroundings.

If you’d like to know more about Pilkington Glass, click here.

600450 Using decorative glass to maximise light and aesthetics glassonweb.com

Others also read

An international team of scientists has discovered new insights into the physics of vitrification – the process by which glass forms.
Demand for design services from U.S. architecture firms continued to contract in December, according to a new report from the American Institute of Architects (AIA).
Featuring an impressive terracotta design for shading, Solarban® 90 Starphire® glass curtainwall, and expansive glazed windows, the HSIB is designed to be both aesthetically pleasing and high-performing.
The key themes in 2023 are challenge of climate change, digital transformation, homes of the future, resources and recycling, and modular building.
With just five months to go until FIT Show returns to the NEC (23 - 25 May, 2023), now is the time to secure your FREE ticket.
Saflex FlySafe 3D and COOL-LITE® Solar Control Coating: A Powerful Bird-Friendly and Energy-Efficient Combination

Add new comment

From industry

Ronda Shimizu, 16 - Pol. Ind. Can Torrella
08233 Vacarisses (Barcelona) Barcelona
Spain

Via Del Lavoro Snc
64023 Mosciano Sant’Angelo TE
Italy

Am Pfahlgraben 4
35415 Pohlheim
Germany

Polígono Industrial El Bayo, parcela I, 19
24492 Cubillos del Sil León
Spain

Manisa OSB IV. Kısım Keçiliköy OSB Mah. Metin Ersan Cad. No:13 MANİSA/TURKEY
45140 MANISA/Manisa
Turkey