Once you have settled on a design, the next issue is color. Selecting a glass color to complement your home décor is an exciting way to personalize your Sculptural Glass Door. The beauty of glass is how it interacts and changes with light. Your Sculptural Glass Door will be affected by your light environment and your surroundings. You have a lot of design freedom in selecting a front door for your home because it is one area that should draw the eye, call attention to itself. – that’s part of its function.
Most of these colors are more correctly referred to as tints. The top row below shows glass samples laid flat on white paper. The second row shows the sample strip tilted up, getting just a bit of light bounce off of the white paper. The bottom row simulates the view out from an interior perspective, where the color effect can be quite subtle. ClearCast glass seems to accentuate the color on the exterior – the sculptural glass is activated by natural light and provides a much livelier presence than the flat effect seen below.
Your exterior house colors can be a major consideration for your choice of glass tint. Your particular locale – water, forest, mountain – might have an influence. For some, color is an emotional choice, the response is on a feeling level. Coordinate or contrast, there really are no rules. You are the Designer of your own home!