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December 4, 2012
From Glass Magazine
Beyond backsplashes

The overarching trend for glass in the kitchen: "more is more." Designers and homeowners are increasingly looking to glass for more applications within the kitchen, and they are demanding more from those products in terms of aesthetics and functionality.

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So far, so good
By Jenni Chase
While the deadline to submit the Top Glass Fabricator survey isn't until December 10, the results to date have been encouraging. So far, an overwhelming majority of companies have reported that sales are headed in the right direction.
From the fabricator: Approaching the cliff
By Max Perilstein
One of the big news items in the world right now is the fiscal cliff discussion in Washington. I think all of us have a stake in what might happen, and last week, I saw an article providing some insight from folks connected with the construction industry.
Product Spotlight video
During Greenbuild 2012, Advanced Glazings demonstrated its Solera light diffusing glass product. The high thermally performing product prevents glare and maximizes comfortable daylighting. Watch the video.
Great Glazing
Custom green backsplash

Glass fabricator: Bendheim
Glass installer: Franklin Glass & Aluminum

A large, custom green, glass backsplash is the centerpiece of this recently renovated kitchen in a 1909 Colonial home in Stamford, Conn. The custom-made backsplash features Color Coated Glass with a tree-bark texture, enhancing the play between the pearlescent green color and light. Read more ...


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