434 glass tube Stories
How to Add a Skylight or Light Tube
New project for a new year: Increase daylight and maybe even your home’s energy efficiency by opening a room to the sky
"light tube drum fixtures. Very stylish. This article states that light tubes are... light tubes -- lighting fixtures that simulate true tubes. Anyone have an experience... solar tubes put in our kitchen and 1 solar tube in each of our bathrooms. I agree... solar tubes. I installed the 2 bathroom tubes by myself (except for the roof portion)... trust glass skylights with loE coating. Not acrylic or clear glass skylights. The..."
The Bay Window Goes Modern
Square tubes, cantilevered cubes, mixed glass ... new plays on bay windows are boldly branching out in modern architecture
"quare tubes, cantilevered cubes, mixed glass ... new plays on bay windows are boldly... textured glass or colored glass to provide limited sunlight or subtle privacy without... window has glass on three sides. These are all extensions, but only three are bay windows... window is glass all round or, in the case of a boxed shape, on three sides I have a true... frosted glass! Easily adjustable shades would be a better option. Now the bedroom in..."
Is It Curtains for Curtains? Smart Glass Eliminates Window Coverings
Windows can now control light and heat through electricity and high-tech formulations, making blinds and shades optional
"Smart glass is also sometimes called dynamic glass or switchable glass. Eventually... smart glass that replaces shades, blinds and curtains. Residential smart glass is... high-tech glass that can quickly change from clear to tinted or that can selectively... Eventually glass will get really smart, functioning as a computer screen with the touch... conventional glass, but it can cut heating and cooling costs, so you can theoretically recoup..."
Make a Space Special with Glass
"Glass rooms are inherently special, be they converted greenhouses or the result of... room in glass, fear not! Strategically placed glazing is at your rescue: a wall here;... Etched glass was used along with neon tubes of blue, turquoise and white to back light... designs, art glass. I absolutely LOVE how glass transforms a space. I have to share some... ve-in-glass-houses-have-really-cool-walls/ just love glass anything. Great designs..."
Glass Doors That Welcome — and Protect Your Privacy Too
"created by a glass door or sidelights. That’s why I’m drawn to front doors that manage to... leaded glass in my front door sidelight. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Smart_glass... ns-on-glass. I'm actually thinking of etching or sandblasting shower glass. I was... sted) glass. I've been building more big windows(really translucent glass walls)... sandblasted glass, as the design is on the outside surface of the glass it helps to disguise..."
Witness a Fantastic Chihuly Glass Sculpture Installation
Ever wonder what goes into a design that includes a major — and highly breakable — artwork? Here's your chance to find out
"works of glass art from the very small to the huge. His work is in museums, botanical... how the glass is blown and installed. Two of my favorites are 'River of Glass' and... in art glass, and although most of the glass is antique, every few years a Chihuly... create a glass piece. There is a beautiful Chihuly Glass Sculpture hanging in the lobby... blown glass. I've even bought lighted hand-blown glass pieces for our landscaping..."
Pop Culture Watch: Get a Good Rap With Thrift Store Scores
"he YouTube video Thrift Shop by Ryan Lewis and Macklemore has more than 176,000,000... Looking Glass spray and covering some funky 60s lampshades for them in burlap. Best... modern glass vases from a tag sale ($1 each) and the books were from a store-closing... purple glass collection, all but one are from the thrift store, and one is from a... dishes, glasses, pots and pans, etc. - except some linens. Here is just the porch..."
Look to the Sun for More of Your Home's Lighting
Manage sunlight with design-savvy windows, solar tubes and skylights to save energy and show your home's beauty
"solar tubes and skylights to save energy and show your home's beauty... lens and tube. Finally, the tube is super shiny to minimize light loss. :) Rhoda sshopa... solar tubes feel about them as the light quality almost seems too stark? I'm considering... solar tubes in a few projects before. I have found that unless you can use one with... rigid tube and a fairly short length (10' or so), then it is not worth it. The flexible..."
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Light-Happy Changes Upgrade a Small Bathroom
Glass block windows, Starphire glass shower panes and bright white and blue tile make for a bright new bathroom design
"Glass block windows, Starphire glass shower panes and bright white and blue tile... Starphire Glass, which is clearer than conventional glass: http://www.ppg.com/corpor... outside. The glass block company also makes windows that have operable windows: http://www... and a glass of wine. But that's just me. thank you for your answer Bill! It does... this "glass block window haunts an otherwise cute bathroom". Didn't know people still..."
Design Workshop: How to Borrow Light
You can save energy by using glass walls, windows and skylights to bring sunlight into dark areas of your home
"using glass walls, windows and skylights to bring sunlight into dark areas of your... es-of-glass/self-cleaning-glass We had the roof raised on daughter's house by adding... translucent glass and clear glass is our CS Reading Room project, where the entire north... view. Glass pass thru door Sigrid- the bedroom in pic #2 certainly has a window and... code. The glass panel appears to add brightness to the room, but is clearly not its only..."
The Future of Backsplashes
Grout is out. Continuous sheets of glass, stone, metal and porcelain are saving cleaning time and offering more looks than ever
"sheets of glass, stone, metal and porcelain are saving cleaning time and offering more... types of glass too, plain glass and Star Fire glass, the plain glass has a green tinge... love the glass back splashes... Just as we laid the last strip of glass subway tile... reality. Can glass be an affordable option? Can the glass break if someone knocks it with... and the glass may become "shocked" and crack. The glass was installed properly; however..."
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