• Using Colored Glass to Enhance Design: 20 Contemporary Examples

    3 monthes ago - By Arch Daily

    Solar S. Roque Gallery / Manuel Maia Gomes. Image © Fernando Guerra | FG+SG
    Used by artisans across the globe for thousands of years, colored glass is one of the oldest art forms. Its origins date back as early as the 7th century , when stained windows began adorning churches, cathedrals and convents - often representing religious symbols and Biblical stories. These expanded to Islamic mosques and palaces during the 8 th century, and by the Middle Ages could be found in countless churches across Europe. The intricate glass work reached maximum splendor in the monumental buildings of the...
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