Glass is not always thought of as a go-to material when it comes to making interior design choices. However, it is becoming increasingly popular due to the many benefits that glass walls and glass bannisters can provide. As the advancements in glass manufacturing continue to develop, there are endless possibilities to increase the aesthetic and functionality of a space using glass partitions. Read on to find out some of the many benefits of using glass in interior design.
How to incorporate glass into interior design
Glass has many uses in interior design. Perhaps the most common use of glass in homes is glass walls. For more modern and contemporary home designs, exterior glass walls have become very popular. They create a sense of continuity with the outside world that is simply not possible with a window. Interior glass wall partitions are a fantastic addition to any home as they create an expansive space that allows light to pass through easily.
Another key use of glass in interior design is skylights. Skylights are windows in the ceiling and are a great way to add uniqueness to a room. They are both aesthetically pleasing and very functional, and they look amazing at any time of day or night. Not only do they increase light-flow in a room, but if they open they can provide better ventilation, especially in spaces that have fewer ordinary windows.
And let’s not forget glass doors. Whether connecting inside spaces or the outside to the inside, glass doors help to extend a space and have been used in many interior areas to ensure light flow. Sliding glass partitions are a great way to connect those interior rooms as they can be left open without obstructing any space.
More natural light
One of the main reasons why glass walls are so popular is an increase in natural light. Having more natural light in a space has many advantages including improved wellbeing and reduced electricity costs. Designing a space that effectively uses both interior and exterior glass wall partitions in the right way can keep your home flooded with light all day.
Glass has a fantastic way of creating an illusion of space. Glass walls for homes that have minimal space can open them up and make them feel like they have more room. This type of design is being seen in many areas of the house including using glass balustrade stairs to make hallways feel more expansive and between rooms such as living rooms and dining rooms or kitchens. It can be great for communal areas in residential or office properties as a way of connecting people.
Modern and timeless look
Glass wall partitions are a very contemporary look but work well in conjunction with historical or listed buildings. They are unobtrusive and don’t detract away from features of the house but add a modern spin. Glass balustrade stairs and other glass features are a timeless aesthetic and are sure to maintain their appeal for a long time.
If you are looking to incorporate glass features into your home or office, then get in contact with Applied Workplace. We have over 20 years of experience installing high-quality glass wall partitions in offices and residential properties. Call us on 01202 577776 to speak to one of our team about your glass interior design project.