How to Incorporate Fluted Glass into your space
Fluted Glass YES, it’s back! And in a major way…
It’s any wonder, have a look at the modern take on Fluted Glass and you’ll understand why.
With more an more applications popping up all the time, we bet you’re just as obsessed as us.
We’ll show you how to incorporate as much or as little of this gorgeous statement glass into your home.
Like many things from our design and style history, we often look to the past for inspiration and selective things are returned to modern times.
Commonly know as Retro, this term should be reserved for the best of the best – and fluted glass fits the bill nicely.
These things are normally given a freshen up with modern materials, technology and design ethics and the results are amazing!
You truly won’t believe how incredible this once forgotten element really is.
In case you haven’t noticed it on socials or in design magazines, we’re about to highlight some of our favourites.
While many trends and things from our past return, they usually suit a certain style of home or design.
However, with something as broad as glass, you know it can be used in any style of home and it’s going to have a big impact. We feel that it pairs perfectly with all colours and styles of tapware also. From brushed brass tapware for a more traditional look, to gunmetal for a modern take, the adaptability will amaze you!
The versatility of it is what draws in designers and architects worldwide.
And apart from the fact that is looks stunning in any space, it also has a couple of very important functions.
Make an Entrance
Whilst the comeback of fluted glass seems to be in high demand in our bathrooms, it can be used for so much more.
Try using it as a door solution. This use covers off two very important design factors for any space, privacy and light!
Because of the textured effect of the glass, it provides ample privacy. However, it still allows any light to pass.
Design Tip – Be selective where you use it though, it may be perfect for an amazing master suite, but it might not be the best solution for something like a child’s bedroom door.
Get the Look – ABI Oscar Gunmetal Floor Mounted Spout
Some Privacy Please
As mentioned earlier, apart from being a gorgeous design feature in a space, fluted glass has a few important benefits.
By allowing light to still enter, this can create a sense of airiness and flow to any room.
Also, fluted glass can create texture due to it’s linear channels. The outcome can be modern, vintage, graphic and even glamorous.
Let’s talk about privacy.
Anything behind the glass appears blurred, so it’s perfect for things like shower screens, room dividing doors, and even entrance windows…the list goes on.
With so many uses, your imagination is the limit!
Design Tip – You can also mix fluted glass with standard glass sections, which can create zones or define a space.
Get the Look – ABI Elysian Mixer & Spout in Gunmetal
Touch of Class
If you can’t commit to including fluted glass as a statement, you can also add it as a whisper.
There are more and more products being introduced on the market, and lighting appears to be one of the main players. Which makes sense, as so many lighting fittings are glass based, it was only a matter of time before it started showing up in the market.
No complaints here, we are seriously lusting after fluted glass anywhere!
There are so many options from large glamorous chandelier’s to more subdued, minimal pieces.
Don’t forget about styling pieces like oversized candle holders, vintage inspired mirrors and stunning vases.
Like any trend, there is sure to be something that you can incorporate that suits your style.
Get the Look – ABI Milani Gunmetal Tap & Spout Set
What goes around comes around
While fluted glass has become a massive trend in recent months, it may not be to everyone’s taste.
It may seem a little outdated if you grew up looking at fluted glass at your Grandparents home, but trust us, the modern take on this design classic is a concept worth exploring.
The definition and elegance of fluted glass has so many applications. Also try to think about using it on a small scale.
Say for example on kitchen cupboard doors, small sectional panels joining rooms, styling pieces…a small amount can totally transform a room.
Have you been interested in fluted glass? We’d love to see your projects or hear your thoughts!!