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30 Sep

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Glass Sink Style Variations

September 30, 2015 | By |

Here at CGD we create a large variety of different types of glass sinks.  We wanted to give our audience and clients a complete overview of the different style variations of sinks that we create.

Integrated Sinks

Integrated sinks, as the name implies, integrate directly into surface they are built for.  We design and build beautiful integrated sinks for any type of bathroom countertop.  Check out some examples below:

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Pedestal Sinks

Pedestal sinks are a fantastic option for smaller spaces because they created more room by opening up the floor space.  Another big advantage is that they can conceal the plumbing in an elegant manner.  Check out some examples below:

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Wall Mount Sinks

Wall mount sinks are an even better option for small spaces than pedestal sinks because it will take up almost no space under the sink.  These sinks are mounted directly onto the wall of a space and are both beautiful and elegant.  Check out some examples below:

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Vessel Sinks

Vessel sinks have been a popular choice for many years and with many different materials.  Our custom glass vessels are a stunning piece for any kitchen and come in a variety of shapes, sizes and colors.  Check out some examples below:

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Sinks with Vanities

Our vessel sinks can also be perfectly paired with a custom vanity of your choice.  We have a variety of different types and forms of vanities that we can create in a custom fashion for your sink.  Check out some examples below:

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15 Sep

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Transform your Bathroom with Decorative Glass

September 15, 2015 | By |

Glass is one of the most elegant accents that can be added to almost any area of a home or office.  Here at CGD we specialize in many different forms of glass production that have the ability to transform your bathroom space into an elegant masterpiece.  Let’s go through some of the most important sections of a bathroom that can be transformed with glass.

 

Glass Shower Doors & Enclosures

Glass shower doors are a very popular choice in many homes, however CGD takes it to the next level with our custom glass shower door enclosures.  We can do engravings, custom moldings, & special enclosures.  All of these options can be customized to your exact needs whether they be residential or commercial.  Check out just a few examples of our recent work below:

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Glass Bathroom Countertops

Glass countertops are our specialty, and our glass bathroom countertops are no exception.  We craft some of the most unique and beautiful glass countertops for bathrooms anywhere which can be accented by raised substrates, LED under lighting, & a large variety of different textures.

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Glass Sink

Another one of our specialties is our glass sinks, the most famous of those being our world famous waterfall sink.  Our waterfall sink has been featured in countless different online/print publications and has become one of our stabled sinks (featured below).  We also offer a variety of other different forms of custom sinks.

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To find out more about how glass can transform your bathroom or to get a quote please contact us today!

15 Aug

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Custom Glass Panels Can Re-Create an Existing Space

August 15, 2015 | By |

Glass panels are a piece of decorative glass that can be added to many different commercial and residential spaces, but unlike glass dividers they are not meant to divide two separate spaces in one room.  With that said, glass dividers can serve a lot of different functions, such as showcasing entrances, art, signage and more.

Let’s take a look through some of our recent glass panel designs:

#1 – Below is a multi-colored & textured glass panel set that adorns a private pool for one of our clients:

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#2 – This next glass panel piece was designed for one of our clients to showcase the centerpiece of the television.  This panel has a stream texture with a custom color design.

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#3 – The below set of glass panels was designed for one of our client’s vacation beach homes with custom sea creatures & color changing RGB lights:

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#4 – The following glass panel was designed for one of our clients for their ski vacation home, showcasing an old-style ski with curved glass on the top:

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For more info on our unique glass panels and our incredible custom glass work contact us today!

01 Aug

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Recent Glass Sink Installation Showcase

August 1, 2015 | By |

Although CGD Glass is known best for our world famous glass countertops we also produce some of the highest quality custom glass products in a variety of different forms.  One of our most popular products is our unique collection of glass sinks.  Let’s check out a few of our recent installations:

# 1 – Waterfall Sinks

These beautiful and custom sinks give a flowing waterfall effect that leaves any bathroom with a sophisticated and modern feel, check out our waterfall sink in a few different sizes and placements:

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# 2 – Glass Countertop/Sink

This beautiful glass countertop/sink combo was done using our melting glass texture, underlit LED lighting, & a 4” stainless steel raised bracket style.

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# 3 – Tendenza Vanity Sink

This gorgeous sink was created using the “Tendenza” style with a square glass sink with a small wooden substrate and several levels of elevation.

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# 4 – Goldstream Vanity Sink

This unique creation is known as our “goldstream” style with a custom texture and silver color for the bottom portion of glass in the cabinet under the sink.

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Have a custom sink idea of your own? If so you could be one our prestige clients by contacting us today and inquiring about your new custom glass sink installation!

30 Mar

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Glass Countertops for Bathrooms by CGD Glass

March 30, 2015 | By |

CGD Glass has made a name in the interior design industry for our custom glass countertop designs.  Our stunning glass designs have been featured in homes, offices, restaurants, & even full-scale commercial projects.  Although many people associate our designs with glass kitchen countertops we also produce some gorgeous glass countertops for bathroom use.  Many of the same reasons that make glass so popular in the kitchen also make it a popular choice for bathroom countertops as well. Some of these reasons include a clean & modern feel, hygienic superiority, ease of cleaning,  & of course the elegant design.

Let’s take a look at some of our custom glass bathroom countertop designs:

#1 Aqua Clear Glass 1″ with Above Counter Sinks

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The natural blue green tones of this counter top bring out the open feel and look of this gorgeous bathroom space.

#2 Aqua Clear Glass 1 1/2″ with Above Counter Sinks & LED Lights

glass bathroom countertopsThis beautiful counter top features aqua clear glass, 1 1/2″ glass, our “melting ice” glass texture, & textured edges to complete the look.

 #3 White Onyx Glass 1 1/2″ with Under-mount Sinks

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This bathroom counter top features our signature white onyx glass, 1 1/2″ glass, & texture edges.  The open white feel of this bathroom gives a classy, clean look to this bathroom.

#4 Ultra Clear 1 1/2″ with Steel Raised Substrate & LED Lights

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This stunning counter top features our melting ice texture, textured edges, LED lighting, & 1 1/2″ glass.  It is also the highlight of this modern bathroom.

If you’re interested in getting a glass bathroom countertop or just looking for more info contact us today!

16 Jan

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7 Things You Didn’t Know About Glass

January 16, 2015 | By |

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1. Glass was not originally man made

  • When lighting makes contact with sand, the high temperatures melt the sand to form glass.
  • When Lava or Volcanos heat up it forms Obsidian, another form of glass which is dark and naturally occurring

2. Man has been making glass for a long time

  • Findings from Egypt and Mesopotamia are the oldest manmade glass dating as far back as 3500BC!
  • Telescope and Microscope lenses were originally made in the Netherlands 1590AD

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3. Glass can be recycled and reused without losing any purity

  • Recycled glass conserves anywhere from 5% up to 30% energy compared to making glass from scratch
  • Recycled Glass keeps high amounts of Carbon Dioxide from being emitted into the atmosphere during the process

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  • Bottles and Jars made of glass contain up to 25% of recycled glass
  • Recycled glass is sorted by color to keep up with bottle “Color Standards”

4. Fiberglass is glass which is pulled into threads and then woven into fiberglass

  • Fiberglass is used to control temperature and for insulation in homes all around the globe.

5. Glass can be made into stronger or weaker forms of glass

  • Tempered Glass goes through thermal and chemical treatments to be made into stronger glass
  • Tempered Glass does not break into large pieces but rather breaks into many small fragments
  • Windshield glass is tempered glass with a laminate holding it together so it doesn’t fall apart when shattered or broken

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6. Glass can be Carved, Sandblasted, Fused, Slumped, Casted, Melted and even Sculpted

  • Some common technologies to form glass include Thermoforming, Laminated Glass, Glass bending, and UV Bonding

7. Glass can be Opaque, Translucent, Back painted, Rusted, and treated with Special color treatment

Glass is a versatile material which has many uses in today’s society, from windshields to light bulbs, most need or use glass on a daily basis without even knowing it. Here at CGD we work with glass every day and specialize in thermoforming glass countertops & other forms of architectural and decorative glass. We have been doing so for over a decade with love and care. We put our full effort on every piece of glass we produce and have picked up many glass techniques and technologies to give us everything we need to create your unique piece of for your home or workplace!

30 Nov

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Add a Unique Touch with Custom Glass Table Tops

November 30, 2014 | By |

If you are thinking of getting a Glass Table Top and need specific colors, opacity or thickness?  Then you need to find a place that will do Custom Glass Table Tops such as CGD Glass. Our selection of table tops can fit anywhere in your home such as Kitchen, Bathroom, & Living Room just to name a few!  Here is a list of questions you should ask yourself when choosing a Custom Glass Table Top.

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Choosing Dimensions

What shape and size is your Table Top?

Take some measurements and figure out how much space you can take up to comfortably fit your table top.

Is it a Triangle, Square, Circle or Rectangle?

Keep a shape in mind when measuring the dimensions.

What thickness do you want it to be?

Pick a thickness of ½”, ¾”,1”, or 1 ½”

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Choosing a Glass Type & Texture

What type of glass fits my home?

Aqua clear is an ocean like clear glass that matches nicely with wood and antique, or red colors

Ultra Clear is a Pearl White clear glass that goes well with blues and silvers, lighter colors

What kinds of Textures are there?

There are many different kinds of textures to choose from such as Melting Ice, Sandstorm, stream, flow, galaxy and many others. The main difference between the textures is the amount of grain or frost that each one has. Some textures look wavy, and others jagged or straight lines too.

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Choosing Edge Work and Surface Treatment

What is Edgework?

Edge work is the unique style edge that you pick for your glass table

What types of Edge works are there?

There are Textured, Satin, Brushed Satin, Flat Polished, and Fire Polished

What is Surface treatment?

A unique customization for glass to give the glass a stylish color or texture

What kinds of Treatments are there?

You can choose from Clear Surface, Green, White, Texture, Stone Wash, or Colored

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Choosing Your Color

What colors are available?

Colors are available from the Benjamin Moore Color Chart, but there are also Opaque, Rusty, and Translucent Colors you can choose from!

What are the Opaque Colors?

Opaque colors can come in Amber, Antique, Copper, Gold, Dark brown, White, Blue, Black, and Charcoal Grey

What are the Rusty Colors?

Rusty Colors come in Black&Copper, Rusty Gold, Gold&Black

What are the Translucent Colors?

Translucent colors can come in Amber, Blue, Bronze, Brown, Bronze, Clear, Copper, Dark Blue, Gold, Green, Grey, Multi-Colored, Orange, Red, Ultra Clear, White, and Yellow

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Choosing Your Substrate and Lighting

What is a substrate?

A substrate goes underneath the glass in order to hold the lighting and the glass table

What does it do?

It reinforces your glass table top and adds a layer to extend tables or raise them

What exactly is the lighting?

You have the option of picking some lighting to put underneath the glass within the substrate in order to add a modern look to your glass table top

What colors are available?

You can pick color changing lights, white LED’s, or Static Colors such as Blue Green, Red and White

15 Nov

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Glass Countertop Textures

November 15, 2014 | By |

CGD thermoformed glass countertops are unlike any other countertops in the world. Our unique designs are not only incredibly beautiful, but are also functional and extremely durable. Glass is non porous, thereby making it easier to maintain and more stain resistant that traditional materials such as stone. They offer a unique look and feel that will turn any countertop into a masterful work of art. These beautiful glass countertops can be used for both residential and commercial projects. This gives business owners an opportunity to stand out from their competition. Another incredible benefit to glass countertops is the ability to customize thickness, textures, colors, substrates, LED lighting and more. Specifically, our customized textures add a depth and beauty that is unmatched with any other countertop material. Here are a few examples of the different textures that can be installed within different parts of your home or office.

Glass Kitchen Countertops

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These glass kitchen countertops that CGD has created for their clients Is absolutely stunning. It features an Avalanche texture that really gives the countertop depth and uniqueness.

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This kitchen sink features a Melting Ice texture that has a clean and smooth look to it. This specific texture can add life to your boring kitchen by adding a sense of color and balance.

 

 Raised Glass Countertops

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These countertops offer an easier way to remodel your kitchen without having to redo the entire kitchen. They are able to do this by connecting to your current countertops through a glass-raised bar. This offers a relatively simple and cost effective method of upgrading your current kitchen’s look. Raised glass countertops can also be customized to your exact specifications. Here are some examples of different textures from past projects.

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 Glass Bathroom Countertops

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These countertops can add a sense of calmness and elegance to your bathroom. You can create a certain ambience by using certain types of textures. For more of pronounced “water” feel a customer can use Aqua Clear glass with Melting Ice texture. This adds a sense of style and artistic value that can only be found through beautiful glass countertops. Here are some examples of some of CGD’s bathroom projects.

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For more information on how CGD can transform your home into an artistic masterpiece, please contact us today. We would love to answer any questions you may have.

Contact Us Today: 416-398-9733

31 Oct

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Glass Partition Design Ideas

October 31, 2014 | By |

Glass can be used in many different ways, from jewelry, drinking glasses, windows and doors. The variation of uses for glass in the home is endless. At CGD Glass we can design everything from kitchen counters and backsplashes, to bathroom sinks and showers, and even artistic design sculptures. Our state of the art manufacturing plant makes it easy for our design team to create the perfect glass product for you.

The timeless nature of glass is a simple yet effective way to bring beauty to your home. Its elegance can spice up any room, and one way to really change the dynamic in your home is to install glass partitions! Why have a plain wall when you can create an open feel throughout your entire home with glass partitions. They can divide up your home and use the natural light to create a fresh space.

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Glass partitions can be designed as a full wall, or can be used in halves or quarters to create a divide between rooms. They can also be art in themselves and bring a modern touch to any room. They can be made of different thicknesses and textures and come with a multitude of designs that can be customized to your exact liking. You can use a glass partition to separate your kitchen from the dining room, or in the bathroom creating a private divide between the sink and the toilet.

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Using glass as a full wall creates a window into a room. This can be perfect for a baby’s room, corner office, or many other uses. You would be able to keep the baby asleep in the quite room, without having to make noise to check in on them. Or used in an office allowing you to get your work done in style. The open feel also allows for more productivity and the natural light has been proven to help in concentration and productivity.

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Glass partitions are a great way to transform any room in your home. With the variety of options to choose from at CGD Glass we are sure to find the perfect fit for you. Visit us online to choose your own glass partition or reach out to your customer service team to create a unique design for you!

15 Oct

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Transform any Entrance with Decorative Glass Doors

October 15, 2014 | By |

Glass has been used for thousands of years for practical and aesthetic purposes. Glass was first used in South Asia as early as 1730 BCE. It was used to create vases, bowls, cups, and jewelry and was usually reserved for royalty. At CGD Glass we strive to continue to bring the beauty and simplicity of glass to your home or business. We have a variety of glass products everything from architectural glass, to kitchen and bath products. We also create decorative glass sculptures for residential and commercial purposes.

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Decorative glass can be used to spice up any home. Its simplicity and beauty brings a modern look to any room. With our state of the art studio we are able to customize any order to fit your need. One of the best ways to transform your home is using decorative glass doors. Glass doors are not only beautiful but also have practical purposes.

Glass doors can be completely see-through, textured, or opaque. When used in an office setting they can create a private space while at the same time giving the feeling of an open environment. They allow light to shine through which helps create a warm and inviting setting.

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Glass technology has greatly increased and has become much stronger and safer to use than ever before. Many of our glass doors have been tested to take heavy impacts for severe weather, as well as being the first line of defense against an outside intruder. Keeping your family safe is our number one priority and by using glass doors you are bringing beauty without losing security in your home.

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CGD Glass offers a wide variety of options for your home or office. Check out our website for some of our more recent designs. They can help give you an idea of what would work best for your setting. Decorative glass doors create a perfect balance in your home from room to room. They are a great way of modernizing your home while keeping it safe. Our goal at CGD Glass is to bring you the best glass products and transform any space to make it unique to you. Contact our customer support team to learn more about the different options available to you!