Use of glass in furniture: - glass tables
Most of the contemporary furniture designers select glass, as it transmits light, for various applications. Glass, if polished at the edges, beveled at the edges, colored, textured or tempered costs more. Glass if, properly manufactured and steps like annealing and tempering has been carried out, well designed and innovative work on it will add an enhanced look and elegance at your home.
Glass dining room tables
The glass dining room table is one of the important focal point of any dining room. The contemporary glass table reflects the taste of homeowner and residents of the house. Some of the interior designers suggest a rectangular or round table with a glass top. If the glass table is provided with a handicraft based and decorated at the center, it will be a unique and will add the elegant look to dining room.
Not only glass table should be customised, but wall treatment and silverware should also be taken care of. Most of the rich people may order customised dinnerware and silverware designed by professional designers. Some of the designers suggest that traffic light cover plates are one option as these are unique, less costly modern and recycled options.
Pink Apple offer a wide range of glass dining room table. These are manufactured in the UK. A few examples can be found on their web site.
Glass coffee tables
Glass adds to any area where glass tables are used. In the home the living area a glass coffee table lightens the area and gives the appearance of space. In public areas glass tables give a feel of quality and lighten up the space if lighting is correctly positioned.
From Knoll the unique Lunario glass table range designed by Cini Boeri in 1970. The oval shape with off set base is striking and has not been matched since launched over 30 years ago. Other classics by Knoll are the Florence Knoll glass table designed in 1954 , the Paperclip glass table and the stunning Platner collection of glass tables.
The vertical steel wire rod frame with nickel finish and glass top give the Platner glass table it exceptional look. The glass table range include side glass table, coffee glass table and large 135cm glass dinning table.
From Vitra the Noguchi glass table was described by Isamu Noguchi as his best furniture design: glass table top set on two identical wooden elements placed at right angles.
Swanky have a large portfolio of glass tables which are manufactured in the UK. The glass table ranges include dining, Coffee and side. The dinning glass tables come in rectangle, round and square shapes with chromed metal frames. The Havana, Aruba And Polo ranges come with end leaves which swing out to extend the glass table. When stored under the glass table the leaves add to the elegance of the glass table.
The Hula glass table is a stunning design; with a simple movement the second glass table eave will appear thereby extending the round coffee table.
The glass used in all glass tables is toughened glass and conforms to all standards regarding safety glass.
Glass tables are available for all areas of the home and commercial environment. Glass tables create an atmosphere warmth and light. With a wide range of shapes and sizes and frame styles there is a glass table for all applications.