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Museums, Reveal What’s Below the Surface with Glass Flooring

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How Museums Can Create a More Impactful, Interactive Design

Museums offer so much in the way of cultural and historical significance. If a museum has something subterranean to feature—think historical foundations, infrastructure, or ruins—a glass floor can be a sophisticated and effective way to showcase that element. With that in mind, here are four key reasons museums should consider glass floors.

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Top Glass Products from Jockimo Decorative Architectural Glass

9 Most Popular Glass Products from This Custom Glass Manufacturer

Are you interested in designing with glass during your next build or remodel? Discover some of the most popular products within the portfolio of Jockimo Inc., a decorative architectural glass manufacturer based in Aliso Viejo, California, but serving a global clientele.

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How to Clean Glass Floors, Counters, and Vanities

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Tips for Maintaining Your Architectural Glass Feature

If you’re thinking about incorporating glass into your flooring, counters, or vanities, you might be wondering how to clean and to maintain it. Whether you’re a private homeowner or you operate a commercial space, here’s a breakdown of what you need to know about architectural glass and maintenance:

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All about ThickGlass™ Glass Countertops, by Jockimo Glass Company

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11 Texture and Pattern Options for Your Glass Countertops

Whether you’re renovating the interior or exterior of a space, designing with glass elevates your look on two levels. One, glass has an inherent beauty and sophistication. (This makes it a common candidate for architectural building materials.) Two, glass lends itself to textures, patterns, and designs. This brings additional design interest into an already-striking material.

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What Is JGlass™ Anti-Scratch Glass?

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10 Benefits of Jockimo’s Scratch-Resistant Glass

Designing with glass gives your space a timeless, sleek, clean look. The last thing you want is to mar that seamless aesthetic with scratches. Discover all about Jockimo’s anti-scratch glass surface, JGlass™.

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3 Considerations When Buying an Antique Mirror for Your Business

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Businesses and Commercial Spaces: Think about This before Buying Antique Mirrors

If you’re looking to create an interesting new design scheme for your commercial space, you might be considering the addition of an antique mirror. If that’s the case, here are the top three things to keep in mind when starting your antique mirror search:

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5 Ways Antique Mirrors Improve Design in a Commercial Space

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How a Custom Antique Mirror Can Transform the Look of Your Business

Maybe you’re looking to overhaul the design of your commercial space. Maybe it’s just time to update the aesthetics. Whatever the intent of your commercial rework, consider the benefits of incorporating antique mirrors into your design efforts. Here are the top five ways an antique mirror can effortlessly elevate your interior design:

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What Is Architectural Glass?

Everything You Need to Know about Architectural Glass

Whether you’re a homeowner looking to renovate a private residence or you’re in charge of the building or remodel of a commercial property, incorporating architectural glass is a great way to lend any space a modern, sleek, upscale feel. What exactly is architectural glass, though, and what are some key considerations when looking to add it to any given building?

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Explore the 701 Whaley Renovation

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How Jockimo’s Glass Work Helped Transform This Columbia, South Carolina, Building

As a glass manufacturer, we’ve worked on a number of interesting jobs. From the observation deck of Freedom Tower to Google headquarters, we’ve had the privilege of completing many unique commercial projects. We’ve always had a special place in our hearts, though, for historical buildings. These spaces are often culturally or historically significant buildings worth preserving, and we’re proud to lend our glass manufacturing expertise and experience to bringing these spaces back to their former glory—or better.

To that end, here’s a look at one of our recent projects, 701 Whaley in Columbia, South Carolina.

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Need Historical Glass Replacement?

3 Things to Ask a Potential Glass Manufacturer for Your Historic Renovation

Do you have a project that requires the replacement of historical glass? Given the potential historical, cultural, or personal significance of the materials in these kinds of projects, it’s especially important to find a glass manufacturer who can complete the project with skill, expertise, and a respect for the source material. Not sure how to determine this? Here are three pivotal questions to ask before agreeing to work with any glass manufacturing company.

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Why Architectural Glass Floors Are Ideal for Museums

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4 Reasons Museums Should Consider Glass Flooring

Museums are important buildings. They provide people of all ages with spaces to explore, to learn, and to appreciate cultural or historic milestones and artifacts of lasting value and significance. Given how important the items inside these buildings are, it stands to reason the buildings themselves should be equally interesting, engaging, and beautiful. Here are four key reasons new museums or museums about to undergo renovations should consider incorporating architectural glass flooring.

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5 Tips for Choosing the Right Glass Manufacturer

Choose the Right Glass Manufacturer

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"Fragmenta," by Studio Osman Akan, State of Alaska Public Art Collection

How Picking the Wrong Glass Company Can Cost You in the Long Run

Search for “glass manufacturer,” and Google will spit back over 2.5 billion results. That alone should let you know it can be difficult to narrow down the glass company that’s right for your project. Here are five tips, though, to put you on the right track:

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Incorporating Natural Light into Your Design

How Glass in Architectural Design Boosts Health & Reduces Energy Usage

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Glass floors. Glass stair treads. Walkable skylights. Whatever option you choose, incorporating glass into your architectural design allows light to penetrate multiple levels of a space. (This is known as “daylighting,” and it provides a number of benefits.) Whether you’re a private homeowner looking to enjoy these advantages yourself or you’re creating a commercial space where patrons and employees can all benefit, learn more about all the ways natural light improves any given space.

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