Latest Articles in Fabrication

  • A behind-the-scenes look at decorative glass fabrication processes
    A visual look at the decorative glass fabrication processes behind these beautiful products
  • Goldray Industries Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, displayed its decorative products with graphic interlayers. M3 Glass Technologies, Irving, Texas, showed its MPrint Digital Decorative glass, at left. Standard Bent Glass, Butler, Pa., showed decorative glass with one-way vision PET (polyethylene terephthalate) film. Bernard Lax, CEO, Pulp Studios in Los Angeles, said back-painted glass...
  • Tips to working in the growing specialty glass market
    Decorative and specialty glass is a growing market, with more designers specifying the products, and more suppliers offering a greater variety of decorative glass types. "As people become more familiar with the products and the options, they become less afraid," said Cathie Saroka, marketing director, Goldray Industries Ltd., Calgary, Alberta, on the GlassBuild America trade show floor. "We have...
  • Harlem Hospital, General Glass International
    The recently completed Harlem Hospital in New York City, with its mural glass façade, has the “wow effect,” says Crystal Achievement Award Judge Mark Pritikin, president, Creative Mirror & Shower, Addison, Ill. The building’s façade consists of 429 individually printed panes of glass that make up a historic mural design.
  • Online-only photo gallery
    Glass tiles have crossed the Atlantic and made their way to the U.S. market in the form of gorgeous bathroom walls, kitchen backsplashes, countertops, mosaic floors and swimming pools. Made of float, cast, fused and recycled glass, they continue to increase in demand and popularity due to their aesthetic, water-resistant and low-maintenance characteristics.
  • Glass Magazine editors asked Beth Novitsky, senior associate of Brand Design at Gensler, the New York, N.Y., architectural firm that General Glass International hired to brand its new direct-to-glass printing capabilities, how the Brand Design division works. Gensler employs 2,500 architects, designers, planners and consultants in 31 offices around the world.
  • The process of introducing a new product is never linear
    What comes first, the process or the product? For General Glass International, Secaucus, N.J., the impetus to buy one of the first direct-to-glass printing machines in the United States came at GlassBuild America in 2007.
  • In addition to solar technology and products, the 20th glasstec was a treasure house of gorgeous and innovative decorative glass. Other than decorative glass booths that looked like pieces of art, stunning decorative glass panels—painted, acid-etched, silk-screened, sandblasted and more--surrounded the glass technology symposium area. The eye-catcher of the show was a bent bridge of cold-...
  • Dip Tech brings digital drop-on-demand print on glass
    Residents of Hamburg, Germany, ride in style when they visit one of their local administrative buildings. The building’s elevator was enclosed in printed glass as part of a recent renovation. The end result was a joint effort of the creative vision of Bernd Hoffmann, principal designer, Hoffmann Glas-Technik-Design, Hildesheim, Germany, the glass production expertise of Interpane-Sicherheitsglas...
  • Machine uses solvent-based ceramic link, no screens
    The Eiserfeld Municipal Bank in Germany has a glass façade imprinted with a satellite image of the town and its surroundings. GlassJet digital printer from Dip Tech of Israel imprinted the image on the glass. GlassJet is marketed as the first industrial direct-on-glass digital printer that uses a computer inkjet printing method with solvent-based ceramic inks.
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  • This commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels. 
    Great Glazing: Custom interior officeThis commercial office space in Tulsa, Okla., features a 42-foot-long, custom, continuous art mural that spans 14 glass panels suspended from the ceiling. Created by Tulsa artist May Yang, the mural is based on local Oklahoma themes, transitioning from rural landscape to the Tulsa skyline.   Great Glazing: Joliet Junior College Campus...
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    Building on the success of the Top Glass Fabricators rankings introduced last year, Glass Magazine is expanding its coverage to include the Top Metal Companies, featuring the leading manufacturers and fabricators of metal products in the United States and Canada. The Top Metal Companies include those that manufacture, fabricate and sell curtain wall, storefront and entrance, commercial interior...
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