Why We Love Glass Facades In Retail (And You Should, Too!)

There are a number of excellent reasons why large, successful retailers choose wide expanses of glass to adorn the front of their store; the most important of which is increasing the visibility of their products. Indeed, the design and positioning of these products within window displays have become more of a science than an art and is testimony to the importance of visual merchandising. Glass facades are ubiquitous in retail spaces and are enjoying more and varied uses as the...

Silhouette Glass Fitting Systems – Transparently Beautiful Design Solutions

What do you think of when you see the following words: sleek, honest, modern, timeless, durable, and corporate? It won’t surprise you to know that these are a collection of terms used to describe Silhouette glass fitting systems from GHI. Can a humble sheet of glass live up to these rather grand descriptions? We think so, and we’d love to show you how. Glass Fitting Systems in Architectural Design Outside of its durability and energy efficiency, glass offers architects an incredible medium...

Aluminium Windows – Is This Rust?

When it comes to affordability, thermal performance and design flexibility, nothing beats aluminium windows. They are also good-looking, durable and low maintenance. Unlike other materials, aluminium won’t crack, split, swell or warp. It also extremely strong – three times stronger, in fact, than PVC, and over four times stronger than wood. With all these advantages, you might be wondering why all windows aren’t aluminium windows. If you’re not wondering that, you are no doubt someone who’s concerned about rust...