Ars Chromatica: A glass art blog

Backlit Glass Wall at the Raffles Hotel, Istanbul

Raffles Istanbul Writers Bar - Backlit Glass Wall by Paul Housberg

My new backlit glass wall at Raffles Istanbul. Photo by Raffles Istanbul (click for more)


I’m pleased to announce the unveiling of a backlit glass wall installation that I created for the brand new Raffles Hotel in Istanbul. Read More

Hospital Chapel and Meditation Room Art Glass

Hospital chapel and meditation room art glass detail, Florida Wesley Hospital, by Paul Housberg

Art glass detail from Florida Hospital Wesley Chapel


Happy 2015! From myself and everyone here at the studio, best wishes for happiness, prosperity, and good health. Read More

Architectural Design (and Philosophy) with Norman Foster

Sir Norman Foster, master of architectural design

Sir Norman Foster (image by Nigel Young via The European)


“Architecture is an expression of values.” Read More

Beleschenko’s Colored Glass Panes in Liverpool

Rendering of Beleschenko’s colored glass panes for the new Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Rendering of Beleschenko’s art glass for the new Royal Liverpool University Hospital (image via NHS)


What could colored glass panes, the Beatles, and healing have in common? If you’ve followed my blog for any length of time, you probably know my answer – which is, in short, everything! Read More

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