Some windows might feel just like pesky glass and framework obstructing a great view, while others are so stunning that they render the view secondary. Divided-light windows, also referred to as multi-light, fall into the latter category, in my own book. At a divided-light window, the panes of glass are separated and held by muntins — strips of metal or wood. Also referred to as glazing or sash pubs, muntins divide a single window sash or casement into a grid system of little panes of lights or”lites” (also known as glass). Multi-light windows came about because of the unavailability of large glass panes before and in the start of the industrial era. Little panes were cheap to make and easy to arrange in a grid (split by muntins) to create large windows and doors. Expensive homes were often outfitted with window panes laid out in ornamental patterns which reflected the…
Guest Groups: Marching to a Different Drum Shade
This month, I thought I’d share a bit behind the scenes of what happens in a designer’s workplace. I spent a few days scouting for a drum shade chandelier, but not just any pixel color; this option needed to be unique. The requirements were that it needed to get a silver option and be somewhat dimensional, along with having a cloth shade. As you will see I fell in and out of love many times before I found the perfect marriage! –Julieann out of Jace Interiors and CreateGirl blog Kate Jackson Design This is a great example of a clean and classic drum shade chandelier — it’s simply perfect in this setting! For my client’s house, we needed an option in her kitchen that had measurement using a WOW factor since it would be the piece that draws you into the space. Jace Interiors & CreateGirl Blog Jamie Young Co…..