Get a little sleek, a little shine, and a lot of style with these glass-focused products, including tile, flooring, doors, sinks, and panels.
DeVerre Elements. Combining 100% recycled materials, and a low-emission, low-energy manufacturing process, the maker has created a patent-pending process of hand-crafting glass tiles with the shape, texture, and feel of brick, wood, stone (shown). Suitable for indoor or outdoor environments, DeVerre Elements have rounded edges and are smooth to the touch. 717.677.4289. www.deverre-elements.com.
Exceptional Surfaces. The new tile brand joins the market with the introduction of its Britto Glass Collection. Inspired by artist Romero Britto, the collection includes 42 solid-color glass mosaic options, as well as 18 multicolor blends, including purple hope, shown. The vibrant and versatile collection is ideal for backsplashes, interior and exterior walls, pools, and fountains. The maker also offers stone-look porcelain and metal tile selections. www.exceptionalsurfaces.com.
IBP Floor. GlassWalk structural glass flooring uses laminated glass lites to create a unique, impactful flooring system. Based on the maker’s 6-inch glass paver floor system, the pre-engineered structural floor system can include lites ranging in size from 12-by-12 inches to 48-by-48 inches. The system installs on-site in a manner similar to the standard IBP Grid Floor system, which uses an aluminum grid framework. Choose from more than 30 ceramic “frit” patterns that ensure a non-slip walking surface. Special patterns, logos, and more can be special-ordered, and custom radius, curved, or special shapes and sizes can also be created. 800.932.2263. www.ibpglassblock.com.
Rimadesio. New from designer Giuseppe Bavuso, the Aura door is produced in lacquered glass and is available in dozens of colors from the maker’s EColorSystem.The door has a thin aluminum frame that fuses into the wall, creating the illusion of a smooth glass panel set into the wall. The door’s magnetic closing system is also hidden, and a patented die-cast handle is also made of lacquered glass in the same color as the door. 617.357.9777. www.rimadesio.com.
Xylem. The futuristic design of the Metal One bath vanity artistically exposes the bathroom sink space. The aluminum and chromed brass stand is designed specifically to accept Xylem glass vanity tops, including black, white, or European yellow glass (shown). With only a towel bar in front, the glass top’s integral square bowl is handsomely exposed, and a matching glass shelf hangs suspended between aluminum tubes on either side of the vanity. A matching decorative glass wall shelf is also available. Glass tops for the Metal One stand come in 31- and 37-inch sizes. 866.395.8112. www.xylem.biz.