Ars Chromatica: A glass art blog

Architectural Design As Costume

Architectural design as costume from the Beaux-Arts Ball of 1931

Architects dressed as the buildings they designed (via NYT)


If you’re in need of Halloween costume inspiration, look no further. Read More

The Healing Potential of Architectural Glass

Architectural glass concept for Maggie's Barts by Steven Holl

Architectural glass concept by Steven Holl (via Arch Daily)


This past summer, the City of London Planning and Transportation Committee passed a resolution to grant planning and listed building consent for a new Maggie’s Centre (a charity which provides practical, emotional and social support for individuals with cancer) at St. Bartholomew’s Hospital. Read More

Celebrate Studio Glass in Toledo

Hot Glass Toledo

Month of Glass (image via Toledo Arts Commission)


Well, not surprisingly, the bucket list keeps growing. Read More

Backlit Reception Feature Wall for Potawatomi Hotel and Casino

Backlit Reception Feature Wall at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino

Backlit Reception Feature Wall at Potawatomi Hotel and Casino


I’m pleased to announce the completion of a new backlit reception feature wall. Read More

Contemporary Art Glass On View Nationwide

Contemporary art glass by Judith Schaechter

Judith Schaechter’s “Waiting Room,” stained glass lightbox, 2014 (via Urban Glass)


Maybe it’s the crisp weather, or the colors of the changing trees – but there’s something about autumn that makes me want to get out and see art. Happily, one doesn’t need to look far to fulfill that urge; the fall pretty much always comes with an explosion of new exhibitions. Read More