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Glass Laminated Fabric: Variations On A Theme, Part 1

Glass Laminated Fabric: Variations On A Theme, Part 1

March 24, 2016

One of the magic properties of glass laminated fabric is the wonderful effects caused by different and changing light conditions.

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The Rhodes Building at Oriel College

The Rhodes Building at Oriel College

January 29, 2016

The Rhodes Building at Oriel College Oxford has recently undergone a complete refurbishment and conversion into student accommodation and lecture rooms.

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Our First Venture To The Middle East

Our First Venture To The Middle East

January 29, 2016

Exporting is a subject often talked about at Daedalian and over the years we have won the occasional decorative glass project in places like Europe, Dubai, Kazakhstan.

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Sandblasted Glass Design

Sandblasted Glass Design

December 16, 2015

In modern glass design, sandblasting glass is a very popular technique. The process of sandblasting is one of the most desirable glass design techniques available.

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“Auric” Fused Glass

“Auric” Fused Glass

December 2, 2015

There are so many forms of glass art, and fused glass or glass fusing is one of them. This process is simply the heat bonding of separate pieces of glass in a kiln.

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Life At Daedalian Glass Studios (it’s not all work)

Life At Daedalian Glass Studios (it’s not all work)

November 30, 2015

Some months ago our local MP Ben Wallace visited our studios, he was pleasantly surprised at the world class glass designs being produced on his patch. (Northern Powerhouse - here we come!!)

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The Lanesborough Hotel, Celeste Restaurant

The Lanesborough Hotel, Celeste Restaurant

October 26, 2015

This comprised a number of seating screens with an etched glass design to the original concept by Alberto Pinto Interior Design, Paris

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Hello And Nasledanov (Czech: Goodbye)

Hello And Nasledanov (Czech: Goodbye)

October 26, 2015

This month we welcome two new glass design technicians to Daedalian Glass Studios:

Lianne French who graduated in 2014 from UCA Farnham in 3D Design, specialising in glass design.
Fiona Fawcett who graduated in 2015 from the University of Sunderland, with a BA in Glass and Ceramics.

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Glue Chipped Glass Super Yacht Project

Glue Chipped Glass Super Yacht Project

October 26, 2015

Glue Chipped glass has exciting possibilities for interior designers. The process involves the application of organic glue to the surface of annealed glass, as the glue dries it contracts and fractures the surface giving an organic and random ice-frost finish.

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Prestons Of Guildford

Prestons Of Guildford

September 30, 2015

Prestons of Guildford now shines brighter than ever with their new showroom inspired by late 20th Century Scandinavian design.

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“Joseph’s Well” Offices, Leeds City Centre, West Yorkshire.

“Joseph’s Well” Offices, Leeds City Centre, West Yorkshire.

September 29, 2015

This former six storey cotton mill was transformed into offices some years ago. The reception area, Victorian cast-iron staircase and elevator recently underwent a complete refurbishment.

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The Mirfield Abbey Project is Now Complete

The Mirfield Abbey Project is Now Complete

September 29, 2015

Mirfield is home to the Community of the Resurrection, an Anglican Benedictine Order of monks. The church at Mirfield Abbey is an important grade two listed building built on a grand Byzantine model in the 1920s.

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The Lanesborough Hotel

The Lanesborough Hotel

August 18, 2015

This blog post is a brief summary of the work that Daedalian Glass Studios have done at the Lanesborough Hotel in London.

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The Mirfield Abbey Project

The Mirfield Abbey Project

August 17, 2015

Daedalian Glass Studios are currently creating unique and brilliant designs for the Mirfield Monastery in West Yorkshire, bringing contemporary artist Mark Cazalet's designs to life.

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Our Very Own Davia Walmsley is Elected President of British Glass

Our Very Own Davia Walmsley is Elected President of British Glass

August 17, 2015

Our very own creative director Davia Walmsley, was elected as President of the British Glass Manufacturers Confederation earlier this year.

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The Daedalian Glass Team Is Growing

The Daedalian Glass Team Is Growing

August 17, 2015

The past 18 months has seen considerable growth in both the volume and size of glass projects at Daedalian. This summer we welcomed two new arrivals to enhance our sales and project administration.

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Mirfield Abbey Project: Hand Etching Progress

Mirfield Abbey Project: Hand Etching Progress

July 21, 2015

Here is the latest update from the Mirfield Abbey project that we're currently working on.

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The Lanesborough Hotel Re-Opens

The Lanesborough Hotel Re-Opens

July 20, 2015

This post is a summery of the work completed at The Lanesborough Hotel by the team here at Daedalian Glass Studios.

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Residence in Mill Hill, London

Residence in Mill Hill, London

July 16, 2015

Mill Hill residence, London.

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Mirfield Abbey Project: Sandblasting Progress

Mirfield Abbey Project: Sandblasting Progress

June 19, 2015

This is a brief update about the Mirfield Abbey Project that we're currently working on.

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Hale Synagogue in Cheshire

Hale Synagogue in Cheshire

June 18, 2015

Here is a first update of the Hale Synagogue job that we have been working on.

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Mirfield Abbey Project

Mirfield Abbey Project

May 20, 2015

Here is the latest update from our project at Mirfield Abbey in West Yorkshire.

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Daedalian Glass Studios – Project H

Daedalian Glass Studios – Project H

May 18, 2015

This article provides a bit of an insight in to one of the biggest, most prestigious projects that we've worked on here at Daedalian Glass Studios; Project H which is based in the “second largest private house in London after Buckingham Palace”.

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The Best Buildings in the World

The Best Buildings in the World

April 29, 2015

Here's a list of some of the most amazing buildings in the world.

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Private residence – en suite wet room

Private residence – en suite wet room

March 31, 2015

Using floor to ceiling glass and a strip of mirror across the length of one wall and removing a shower cubical, what was a modestly sized en suite has become a decent sized wet room.

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New design samples

New design samples

March 31, 2015

New fused and kiln formed (AKA slumped glass) designs developed this week – all are bespoke samples so can be altered towards one aspect or another and by size.

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The Surface Design Show 2015

The Surface Design Show 2015

March 31, 2015

Here at Daedalian Glass Studios, we’ve been attending and exhibiting at the Surface Design Show since 2010 and this year was by far our busiest to date!

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