Leaded glass windows are often referred to as ‘stained glass’ but typically are not colored at all. The trend towards hand-blown glass windows is surging and according to the LA Times
Whether for a faux chateau in Encino, a pseudo palazzo in Beverly Hills or a super-sized Craftsman in Venice, custom stained-glass windows made with handblown glass are now considered the ultimate finishing touch in some of L.A.’s most lavish new homes.
We feel these windows look best in period homes where the original glass would have closely resembled the new custom glass which tends to have the imperfections such as tiny bubbles and waviness that pre-industrial revolution glass would have.
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Founder/EIC at Charles & Hudson
Timothy’s background includes stints at This Old House, ELLE DECOR, Metropolitan Home and Woman’s Day. His work has been published on Wired Design, Bob Vila, DIY Network, The Family Handyman and Popular Mechanics and he has been featured on the Martha Stewart radio show and as a speaker at the ALT Design Summit, K/BIS and the National Hardware Show.