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Attention Architects and Designers

Did you know that you can incorporate digital glass by digitally print on glass to create beautiful and environmentally friendly projects? Digitally printing on glass is a newer technology that blends digital imagery and architecture design, taking the ordinary to the extraordinary. You will add differentiation and value when you incorporate this new technology into your projects. 

The functionality and uses are limitless for commercial projects. For interior applications, you can print on glass and incorporate it into wall dividers, signage, product displays, break room backsplashes, elevator panels and much more. 

Use your creativity to select an image, pattern and or text to integrate functionality into your spaces while adding atheistically pleasing art to your client’s surroundings.  

Keep on reading if you are designing for a restaurant, bar, hospital, or corporate office building?

Outstanding Functional Performance

If you are looking for functionality and performance, digital glass meets those requirements and enables control of all special elements typically required of architectural glass as shown below.

  • Translucency/opacity
  • Light diffusion and transmission
  • Energy efficiency
  • Privacy levels
  • Slip resistance

Sustainable Architecture

Our digital glass / printed glass meets environmentally responsible architecture goals such as those described below:

  • The glass is recyclable and offers eco-friendly functionality.
  • Using this technology can assist with LEED and other environmental certifications.
  • The printed glass contains no toxic heavy metals.
  • If your glass needs to be replaced or added, individual glass panels can be printed and matched to the existing panels, eliminating the cost and waste of more extensive refurbishment.

Functionality and Design Ideas for Digital Glass

There are a variety of applications where you can use / incorporate digital glass. Below are a few ideas that just might inspire you for your next project. Click here for more information about digital glass and the possibilities.

Backsplashes in Breakrooms

Digital Glass Backsplash in Breakroom

Breakrooms should be the place where employees can visit, grab a bite to eat and reenergize. Why not take your client’s breakroom to the next level and make a statement. It is often a place that could use a little more creativity. There are now more options than ever before for designing a welcoming space for your client’s employees. The image above is front lit which looks great. Imagine what your project would look like if it was backlit. It would definitely make a statement.

The breakroom is a great place to back light the digital glass. If you backlight your backsplash and you are into smart technology you can control the backlights and dim them manually or put them on a schedule to dim and brighten throughout the day. It is amazing how dimming / brightening the light can change the mood of the entire room. 

Corporate Signage & Wayfinder Signage

Do you have a corporate theme or a theme for the interior of the building you are designing? Just about every office has a design theme or it did when it was originally built and or designed. Often time the tenants are allowed to “make the space their own.” If you are looking to design or redesign a space, you will most likely be looking for corporate signage and wayfinder signs. Maybe you need a corporate logo placed prominently in the lobby or above the reception desk. Have you thought about printing the sign on glass and backlighting it? This will truly make a statement as your clients and patrons walk by.

Once inside the building, you will most likely need directional signage and why not print digitally on glass to match your design space. You can add art and functionality and make a statement. In addition to the text, you can add your client’s logo, picture of a product or service they offer or any other branding element.

We are often asked if digital glass can be installed outside. The answer is “yes” as it is tempered and UV rated to withstand the elements such as the sun, wind and rain. So you can design and have installed digitally printed glass for your outdoor signage.

Elevator Cabs

Commercial Applications of Digitally Printed Glass of an Elevator Cab with a large tree

Elevators are likely the smallest room in a building. But, for a few minutes, it holds a captive audience. Architects, designers, and building managers understand that these small spaces are big opportunities to create a lasting impression.

Glass Tabletops

We have the ability to digitally print on glass that is ¼ up ¾ inch think and in any shape. Digital glass is an ideal product to be used as tabletops. Do you need something unique for your waiting room or lobby? How about your conference room? Your options are limitless for designing your tabletop from the image to the shape. Also you can chose from clear, tinted or frosted effects.

Natural light will make your digitally printed glass table top shine and as the day turns to night, your tabletop will continue to make a statement by reflecting the rooms lighting.

Room Dividers and Wall Partitions

Room Dividers, Digitally Printed Glass

2016 1111 Jackson Street Public Art Program

Walls are typically dressed up with paint, wall hangings, 3D dimensional art or left alone with nothing added.  Why not make a statement and add art and design by printing digitally on glass? Add a new element to your interior space by using glass as a room divider or interior room partition such as in a conference room. 

With this newer glass printing technology, you can print any image, pattern or design you want on any room divider, partition wall or anywhere else glass is used. Have you thought about combining a pattern with an image? Maybe the bottom half is an image and the top half is a pattern. Open the possibilities and dream big as the sky is the limit with the design options for commercial spaces.

Stair Railings

Glass railings don’t have to be boring, you can add a design aspect to create a unique custom aesthetically pleasing and functional solution. Digitally printed glass is great for healthcare facilities, hotels, bars and restaurants and any other corporate building where you desire to make a statement.

If you are looking to implement your logo or other visual design features, we offer, a product that outputs full color, high gloss images on glass surfaces using ceramic inks. High-resolution images of up to 720 dpi are possible.

Wall Coverings

Commercial Application of Digitally printed glass - AGNORA Kansas University Basketball Mural Jerry Townsend Photographer

Every building has walls so why not incorporate functionality with art? Printing on glass lets you create spectacular printed glass wall coverings that are going to wow those that pass by or work in that space.

With the custom digital glass printing technology that is available today, you now have the ability to design your own interiors and make any wall into a statement piece.

The options are limitless and only bound by your imagination. Do you want an abstract image, cityscape or maybe one of a longhorn? There are multiple photos and designs to choose from or you can use a favorite image of your own.  

To create a custom wall covering for your home, office, or commercial space contact Greg today at 703-608-5246 or greg@gregdaily.com