Posts Tagged ‘Glass Dome’

Before & After

Thursday, May 15th, 2014

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Above: the opening with skylight is framed in.

Below: our dome is installed in the finished opening.

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Rose Garden Trellis 5′ x 16′

Monday, March 31st, 2014

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This leaded glass barrel vault dome has a few surprises hidden in the lattice and vines, a couple hand painted birds.

In addition we made an oval leaded glass window to match, I will post it next week.

 


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Racetrack Oval Dome 8′ long

Thursday, February 13th, 2014

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The textures in the clear glass add sparkle to the pattern, in this transitional design.


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Happy New Year 2014

Tuesday, January 14th, 2014

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Leaded Glass Dome, 8′-6″ x 24″ ht.

Looking at this dome for a prolonged period of time may get you thinking about….. hockey! To fulfil a special request from our client an avid hockey fan, his favourite NHL team logo has been woven into the design. I can not reveal the team name as it could be contentious here in Toronto.

 


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13′ Dia Dome – Installed in Toronto

Monday, September 16th, 2013

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Airing on Global TV

Monday, May 27th, 2013

Bill is pictured here speaking with Dave Gerry of Global TV for a spot airing tonight during the news hour. Tune in to see behind the scenes footage of Solarium Design including some of Bill’s curated collection from which he draws inspiration.

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Dave was surprised to learn the techniques of leading glass have changed little over the centuries, all the work is still done entirely by hand; each piece of glass is cut, leaded and soldered together on each side. One of our custom designed domes can have thousands of pieces in it, that’s dedication, and a few nicked fingers.

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We’ve been Featured in Houzz

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

Writen by Gabrielle Di Stefano a Houzz Contributor, interior decorator (http://www.elementsofstyle.com.au) and associate member of the Design Institute of Australia.


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13′ Dome in the Making

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

 

The panels are built by hand on curved forms to fit the curve of the dome.


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18′ Dia. Dome

Wednesday, March 27th, 2013

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Passing through the entry foyer and into the rotunda the eye is drawn up to our 18′ dia dome above. It is lit both naturally by a skylight, and artificially in the evening with energy efficient LED lights positioned for a soft even glow. The design and pattern inspiration is Victorian in nature reminiscent of lace work. Similar to lace work this dome has been crafted entirely by hand.


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