Is everything old always new again? 5 years ago I spoke with Ted Oberg, a pioneer of the glass industry, and looked at the origins of glass products we know and loved then. I anticipated that bronze and ambers were a comeback in less intrusive and more creative ways. Is There Such a Thing as […]
In 2014, I wrote a blog titled “Do you suffer from Air Conditioning Guilt?” At the time the political landscape was filled with scare mongering about energy costs. Three years on we are realising the lack of government leadership on this issue with no end in sight on the ENERGY debate and rising electricity and […]
With Spring finally in the air, Greater Glass is pleased to announce the arrival of our very own Baby Panda (name still to be decided). Weighing in at just over 3 tonnes, she’s a beauty and whilst the delivery was not easy, it was certainly was a labour of love! Our new ‘Baby’ arrived last week […]
On a recent trip to Hawaii I was so surprised to find all the hotels were double glazed. Of course I know it makes sense I just didn’t think an island state with such old buildings would be so far advanced on a major modern city like Sydney. Whilst I’m a huge advocate for double […]
Nominated at this years NSW Glass & Glazing Association awards, this project featured one of the largest glass panels that can be made in Australia, weighing in at ¾ of a tonne. See the Steel work video here and then, Here comes the glass.
Thanks to the wave of home improvement shows flooding our screens, the search for the latest in home renovation trend is gaining momentum. But are the trends the “latest” or are they just following a cycle where everything old is new again? Retro glass trends are in for 2015 The comeback of retro glass can […]
Next time you crank up your air conditioner and get than pang of guilt about your next electricity bill or even grow an environmental conscious; consider your surroundings. Before you switch on the air conditioner, ask yourself: What aspect are you facing? Do you get the morning or afternoon sun? Is there a large window […]