As experienced glass artisans, we understand how to shape light and color to enhance your living space. Show us layouts, colors, fabrics and patterns, even photos and sketches, and together we will translate your inspirations into finished glass designs.
Painted Stained Glass
Shim’s residence, Art Nouveau
European Painted Glass – English Tudor Urn
Handpainted urn design from English Tudor-style fireplace sconce adapted as central figure in classic Victorian window. Glass is English Muffle painted with enamels and silver stains requiring fourteen kiln firings during fabrication.
Dining Room Windows – Field of Lupins
Large exterior Art Nouveau window featuring several handpainted butterflies. Specialty glass includes clear textured English Muffle and green, fusible glass. The window was designed to match early 1900s details of the home.
Detail of foliage and flowers with one of several handpainted butterflies.
An airy, Art Nouveau wall of fluttering birds and blossoms seperates the kitchen and dining areas of this modern home. Created of antique clear glass with birds of opalescent, iridized glass featuring handpainted wings.
Detail of iridescent bird in mid-flight.
A translucent window of clear, textured glass with opalescent birds and flowers, created for an elegant shower room.
Detail of bird and flowers created from opalescent glass.
Dining Room Abstract – Wright ‘Prairie’ Window
Window in place framed by massive period cabinets.
Dining room window based on the colors and lines of Frank Lloyd Wright's Prairie-style architecture. Window was created using Chicago Art glass, as Wright himself used in early 20th C. window designs
Marble Jacuzzi Window – Sweet Pea Victorian
Window designed for privacy and meditation installed above the soaking tub of an elegant marble bath. Original, Victorian-style garden design fabricated with both opalescent and water glass.
Detail of original pea blossom design.
Handpainted Nautical – The Golden Hind
Stained glass window with handpainted, historically accurate sailing ship created for the restoration o a 19th C. mansion once owned by a village physician and renowned model ship maker. Painted using vitreous glass paint, silver stains and enamel.
Detail of original handpainted sailing ship, complete with accurate rigging.
Expanded Window – Antique Fleur-de-Lis
Original small, antique window was expanded and a new border added so the window would fit a stairwell landing after home renovation. Fashioned of opalescent and clear, textured glass to match original central section, then set into a custom, mahogany frame.
Dining Room Zinc – Amber Windows
Original dining room windows created in period style using water glass, bevels and zinc to match existing windows in the home.
Front Door Panel – Rebuilt Art Nouveau
Antique, damaged bathroom windows from an old carriage house were dissembled, cut down and redesigned for installation as the central panel of an antique door. The Art Nouveau design was retained to match other details in the turn-of-the-century house.
Damaged antique glass cabinet before rebuilding
Historical Recreation – Federal Mansion
View through ornate glass wall of renovated, High Federal style mansion. The home was fitted with new windows using historically accurate leading embellished with custom-cast, period rosettes.
Exterior of 1801 mansion incorporating extensive, custom-glazed leaded windows fabricated to exactly match the mansion's existing antique glass.
Fabrication of over twenty massive, custom-leaded panels with period detailing, including the handcasting in lead of over 250 decorative rosettes.
19th Century Mansion – Stairwell Triptych
Center section of newly designed, triptych window in the stairwell of a renovated English Tudor mansion. Victorian design created of English Muffle glass.
Full stairwell window, featuring symbolic "torch" design in the side panels.
Abstract Modern – Jacuzzi Window
This modern design was created using water glass and clear, swirled Baroque glass for installation over a Jacuzzi bath.
Tuscan Landscape – Power Room Window
Inspired by an original landscape photo, this Italian country scene was created for a ground floor bathroom of an Italian villa. The design incorporates pillars matching actual architectural details of the residence.
Detail of Tuscan country scene featuring hills of opalescent glass
Beveled and Textured – Kitchen Abstract
Original window combining beveled and textured glass in abstract design. Twelve matching beveled glass cabinet doors carry the design throughout the kitchen
Southwest Sunset – Main Foyer Window
Massive front house window depicting a desert scene utilizing a wide variety of glass including opalescent, water glass, English Muffle and ripple glass (for the cactus).
Living Room Abstract – Painting with Glass
Created as the focal point for a modern living room, this stained glass installation was designed to evoke the forms of an abstract painting. Fabricated from opalescent glass with highlights of Chicago Art luster glass
Installed over the fireplace, the opalescent glass is designed to match the colors and textures of the room, the stone and the natural setting.
Elegant Beveled Glass – Kitchen Cabinets
Elegant cabinet doors created using clustered, beveled glass and zinc to match period style of the home.