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GLASSY: A Selection Of Glass Divides

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Back in June of this year DPAGES put together a post on “kitchens behind glass“. Today we are following up with a bit of a spin off  as we continue to celebrate the unique beauty and versatility of this liquid solid as it at once defines and open up our interior spaces. Enjoy!

 

 

This tiny kitchen, complete with sliding glass doors, is set in a Milan home designed by Paolo Frello & Partners. The doors serve to contain the kitchen’s heat, noise and aromas, all while maintaining a visual flow and connection with the main living and dining area. Photos by Valentino Bellini.

 

 

A wall of paned glass is cozied up with the addition of light modulating curtains in an Australian home designed by Hecker Guthrie. Photo by Shannon McGrath.

 

 

Manhattan based designer Valerie Pasquiou sections off a cozy den in the vast SOHO loft of author, editor and former TV personality Sue Hostetler.

 

 

Classic glass paned doors offer the option to close off the library from the main living area in this traditional style home.

 

 

The fully glass encased Ex-libris bookcase designed by Piero Lissoni is available in unit sizes from 4 feet to 15.8 feet long – rendering it an interesting alternative to a more permanent glass partition.

 

 

Large paned windows offer waterfront views in this East Hampton home designed by Michael Haverland Architect. Photo by Laurie Lambrecht, Paul Warchol.

 

 

An ultra minimal black framed door serves to divide bedroom from en suite bath while preserving the light and views available through the bath’s far window. An ample curtain serves to shield the more utilitarian features of the bath while providing the option of additional privacy. Designed by the Tel-Aviv based firm Pitsou Kedem Architect.

 

 

View from an enclosed courtyard within the Antwerp home of famed Belgian architect Vincent Van Duysen. Photo by Martyn Thompson.

 

 

View of the small atrium from within Van Duysen’s home. A gorgeous way to maximize natural light and bring in a bit of nature. Photo by Manolo Yllera.

 

 

And because we love it so much… a view from Van Duysen’s living room. Photo by Manolo Yllera.

 

 

Set within a tiny village in Provençe France, lies the former home of modernist architect Roger Anger (1923-2008). Nestled seamlessly within what was once a 12th century monastery, this unique dining room is ceremonially set off by two glass doors. Photo via Architectural Digest – Russia. View the full space here.

 

 

The former Brooklyn Heights apartment of interior designer and editor of EyeSwoon, Athena Calderone. Photo courtesy of Rawlins Calderone.

 

 

Calderone cites the installation of the custom wood and beveled glass partition as the feature that most elevated the apartment’s aesthetic. Not only does it look like it has been there forever, but it adds so much personality and, of course, that very cozy nook. Photo courtesy of Rawlins Calderone.

 

 

Studio William Hefner masters the perfect wall to glazing ratio in this light filled Rustic Canyon, California home.  Photo by James Ray Spahn.

 

 

Another beauty shot of William Hefner’s kitchen which also appears in the recently published book, California HomesPhoto by James Ray Spahn.

 

 

The Madrid home of Jaime Lacasa, founder of the stylish clothing and furnishings shops Jimmy’s and Jimmy’s Scooter, is divided in two by a large paned glass wall. Photo by P. Zuloaga & I. Semenat.

 

 

And we close as we began, with an image of one gorgeous glassed in kitchen. Image courtesy of Eklund Stockholm New York.

For more DPAGES coverage on glassy spaces I recommend a visit to “The Glass Divide” as well as a peek at these very glassy closets.

 

Be sure to check in tomorrow as DPAGES will be launching the new D Shop! 

 

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