February 16, 2020
A House Built for Entertaining: Using Glass Products in Innovative Ways
Whether a home is built for a hands-on entertainer or intended to be shared for significant events, having a house built for entertaining is a must. The home must ensure guests can easily move from room to room and that the general flow of the home permits entertaining with ease and awe. When designing a home built for entertaining, some architectural details can turn a house into an entertainer’s dream oasis.
Below are some ways to use glass products in modern and innovative ways to make the savviest entertainers ready to open up their homes.
Most luxury home sites are chosen for the views they provide. Whether it be the ocean, golf course, lake, or private gardens, these homes celebrate both the interior architectural details and the outdoors. Introducing picture windows gives visitors an unobstructed view outdoors while giving homes an even grander feel. Picture windows can create a multi-story frame for showcasing the most stunning of views. There is no need to spend time on decorating for a party when breath-taking views can steal the show.
Picture Windows as Walls
Create the illusion of a glass wall with the right picture window. Not only can this product be used in its traditional sense, but some homes are using these in innovative ways that will have party guests talking about them. With sizes up to 6 ft. X 12 ft., picture windows are being used to showcase everything from wine to cigar collections. When investing the time and money in such sentimental collections, why not show it off while enjoying its beauty every day?
Features our Bi-Fold Door BF1199A/BF1099A.
Bi-fold doors give homeowners stunning views while allowing them to open up their livable space when the weather permits. Indoor-outdoor living and entertaining are easily created with bi-fold doors. When closed, they allow expansive views, and when opened, they create maximum entertaining space that allows guests to flow inside and out with ease easily. Bi-fold doors also give homeowners options as they allow for unique configurations due to their multi-panel structure. Depending on the desires of the homeowner, this style of door is capable of being fully or partially opened.
Features our Pivot Door PV9998A.
High-end homes are taking a nod from commercial architecture and are using pivot doors as memorable front entrances and impressive access points to gardens and outdoor entertaining spaces. Pivot doors offer eye-catching wide doorways that align with grander sized architecture such as multi-story ceiling heights and floor-to-ceiling windows. The proportions of a pivot door are ideal when smaller doorways feel dwarfed in a luxury home.
Today’s homes are pushing the limits of architectural design and technology. The products above are just a couple of examples of how innovative glass products can be implemented as design features to create memorable moments for homeowners that enjoy entertaining.