Should your glass wall decor blend in or stand out?

When designing a kitchen it’s important to ensure that your many surfaces – cabinet doors, worktops, wall decor, shelving, appliances and flooring – all work together. Most people hope that the overall impression will be harmonious, without a multitude of focal points that fight for attention, or a headache-inducing mix of colours, patterns and materials. Yet a bit of visual drama, or a couple of eye-catching elements that give the space character and personality, shouldn’t be left out completely. Read more

Opticolour launches new spring/ summer 2018 coloured glass collection

The doors and windows are open at Opticolour HQ in the heart of the Somerset countryside, so we can really enjoy the views of rolling green hills bathed in glorious sunshine. What a difference from last month, when the ground was covered in several inches of snow! To celebrate the arrival of spring we are launching four new vibrant shades of coloured glass that will bring that sunny feeling to your home all year round. Read more

Cosmic silver sparkle glass splashbacks with fixed cabinets

A stand-out design

Glass panels are often positioned between the upper and lower cabinets in a kitchen decor scheme – but because Opticolour glass is made to measure it can be cut and shaped to cover any area of your wall. This makes it perfect for creating a bold or unusual design statement that gives your space an original twist while still retaining a sleek and elegant appearance – such as putting glass panels behind cabinets.
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Opticolour kitchen splashback featuring London skyline silhouette

Reach for the skyline

Digitally printed glass offers a multitude of options for kitchen wall decor, from personal pictures or drawings to professional landscape photography. Skyline art lends itself particularly well to kitchen panels, as its extended rectangular shape is ideal above the worktop area and can easily be modified to fit the space required. While it would certainly suit a modern kitchen, it could also work as a spectacular finish in a more traditional interior. Read more