Ars Chromatica: A glass art blog

A Vital Art Collection Saved

The "Rivera Court," just part of the marvelous art collection at the Detroit Institute of Arts

The “Rivera Court” at the Detroit Institute of Arts (via DIA Photography blog)


Amidst the many tragic events in the news these days, it’s always nice to remember that hopeful things are still happening too. Read More

A Tinted Glass Facade That Inspires Play

Sports center with tinted glass facade by KOZ Architects

Night view of Sports Center by KOZ Architects (Image via TheCoolist)


Would your kids be more motivated to play and get exercise if they could be immersed in fun, bright colors while doing so? Read More

Glass Ceiling and Walls to Compliment Glass Art

A glass ceiling and walls beautifully designed to illuminate works within. Corning Museum of Glass extension by Thomas Phifer and Partners.

Rendering by Thomas Phifer and Partners (Image via ArchDaily)


Well, it’s always nice to see glass art making headlines. Read More

Glass Panels on the Beach

House made of glass panels and concrete by Jonathan Segal

Avenida Cresta house by Jonathan Segal (image via Architizer)


How would you like to live in a beach house made largely out of glass panels? Read More

The Grand Glass Facades of Berlin’s Sony Center

The glass facades of Berlin's Sony Center

Berlin’s Sony Center (image via Wikipedia)


If you’ve been to Berlin in the past 15 years, then you’ve no doubt seen the incredible transformation of Potsdamer Platz that helped reinvent the city in the wake of many tumultuous decades. Read More