Family You Choose and Designs You Love: Glass Design’s Story

The saying “You don’t get to choose your family” doesn’t apply to our team here at Glass Design. As a family-owned and operated business, Glass Design creates an environment where our employees and clients feel like they are part of one big happy family. Bonnie Durden, the owner and president of Glass Design, grew up traveling on a boat with her retired parents until one day her father randomly decided to get into glass design.  “Turns out he and my mother were very talented and art-driven,” said Durden about [...]

2021-03-08T16:18:28-05:00February 26th, 2021|News|

Modern Grids Open Possibilities for Shower Doors

Crittall style is making a comeback in home design. It is crisp and modern, using glass decorated with metal grid designs to separate spaces while allowing light to flow freely between rooms. Now that style is topping the trend for shower enclosures and doors. The edgy designs of the geometric patterns and the variety of colors and textures available to customize the glass give any bathroom space a more contemporary flair. Our designers at Glass Design can create just about any look for our Southwest Florida clients, whether minimalistic [...]

2021-01-27T14:44:56-05:00December 1st, 2020|News, Shower Doors|

Five Awesome Advantages of Iron Impressions Grilles

What Is an Iron Impressions Grille? Although “iron” is in the name, Iron Impressions is actually an alternative to traditional iron. Iron Impressions is a lightweight, composite material that mimics the look of cast iron. It’s a routed product that starts with one big sheet and can be customized to fit almost any design. These grilles can be used for custom door inserts, added to ceilings, interior wall dividers and more to provide a decorative element to any home. Beyond offering a wonderful aesthetic addition to any home or business, [...]

2020-08-14T09:57:48-04:00August 14th, 2020|News|

Custom Glass Partitions: Add Protection & Style to Your Space

Whether you have an office space or any business, you know that creating a comfortable and beautiful environment for anyone who steps foot into your building is key. As our world keeps changing, the need to ensure these spaces are designed with the health and safety of our employees and customers in mind has never been more important. The good news is, there are ways to do so and also make your office or business even more beautiful than before. With custom glass partitions, you have the ability to enhance [...]

2020-10-21T12:43:14-04:00June 16th, 2020|News|

Glass Wine Cellars: 2020 Trend That is Clearly Stunning

Why go with old wood and brick when you can showcase your beautiful wine collection in a modern custom frameless glass wine cellar? You’ve spent a lot of work on your home to make it a space to not just live, but thrive in. It’s an extension of your creativity, and if you’re looking for the next big unique trend to showcase in your home, look no further than all-glass wine cellars! Imagine refreshing that empty wall area or dressing up your existing wine storage with a custom glass-encased wine [...]

2020-06-04T13:29:34-04:00June 3rd, 2020|Glass Experts, News|

Impact Glass: Windows, Doors Can Withstand Hurricanes & Be A Piece of Art

You can make an impact with decorative windows and doors and still be ready for hurricane season in Southwest Florida! From geometric shapes, family crests, and palm trees, to traditional leaded and beveled glass… any design can be added to impact glass. That window or door will not only act as home protection during a hurricane but also be a unique piece of art for your home in any season. The benefits of hurricane impact glass are unmistakable - strength, safety, noise reduction, and protection. Impact windows can make all the [...]

2020-04-28T17:51:48-04:00April 28th, 2020|Glass Experts, Impact Glass, News|

Laminated Glass: Fusing Design and Strength

If you’re anything like the homeowners we work with, you’re constantly looking at ways to enhance the style of your home and truly make it yours. But if you haven’t looked into laminated glass, you are missing out on one of the trendiest and most creative ways to bring a fresh style to your house. This isn’t glass as you’re probably thinking; it has evolved from its humble beginnings to include a variety of functionalities and an endless stream of design possibilities. Considered one of the strongest and most [...]

2020-03-26T10:08:21-04:00March 25th, 2020|News|

Unique Ways To Use Glass In Your Home

Are you interested in a unique way to bring your home to life? If so, it’s time to consider the many ways you can use glass to accomplish this goal! The possibilities are nearly endless when it comes to decorative glass. Here are some of the most unique ideas to consider: 1. Frameless Shower Enclosure A frameless glass shower enclosure gives your space the luxurious, high-end look and feel you’ve been dreaming of. Frameless shower enclosures have minimal hardware and clean lines. Want to take it up a notch? [...]

2019-10-01T09:43:52-04:00September 1st, 2019|News|

Installing Decorative Glass Behind Impact Glass

There are many benefits of hurricane impact glass- strength and durability, storm protection, security and safety, and even noise reduction. Many new homes in Florida are built with clear impact glass installed in the exterior doors, including entry doors and pool bath/lanai doors. While the impact glass has it obvious benefits, many homeowners do not prefer the clear glass due to the lack of privacy. Glass Design has your solution! Decorative Glass Installation We are able to install decorative glass behind your existing impact glass. We install inside the existing [...]

2019-08-15T14:26:22-04:00August 15th, 2019|News|

Creative LED Edge Lit Mirror Ideas

There are many ways to bring your bathroom to life, including a new fast growing trend of LED edge lit mirrors. Not only do these mirrors add style and personality to your space, but they are functional as well. As the name suggests, an LED mirror is one that is equipped with LED lights. An edge lit mirror is one with lights installed around the perimeter on the backside of the mirror, typically behind a sandblasted area. This provides ambient backlighting, while making personal grooming and makeup application a breeze. [...]

2019-06-27T11:38:35-04:00July 15th, 2019|News|