Types of glass
Most glass types can be used for artistic applications
Antique glass, mouth-blown mainly as colour with one or two layers (flash) or even double flash ; there is a choice of clear, opal or opaque glass. Glass is made in small quantities most colours are possible.
- different industrial glass (ornament), limited colour range
- floatglass (clear glass) in different thicknesses
- toughened glass
- laminated safety glass; also possible photovoltaic safety laminated glass
- double glazing
- dichroic glass
It is possible to combine most glass with each other without any problems.
Antique-glass, some of the sample racks
Industrial glass with structure, here tracing paint is already applied
Dichroic glass, used for Rental Car centre, Airport Phoenix, AZ, USA – Design Ed Carpenter
Safety laminated glass with different coloured films, partially printed and some stripes of dichroic glass laminated – wallsculpture for Musicschool, Würzburg (Design and picture Wladimir Olenburg)