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Transom Stained Glass Inspiration for Your Dallas Home

Transom windows are an excellent source of natural light. Usually placed above doorways or other windows, transoms serve a very practical purpose of opening up the room and making it brighter. However, sometimes transoms can look quite plain. The flat glass within them does nothing to add to the beauty of the room, and sometimes can even compromise the homeowner’s privacy. That’s why we recommend replacing normal window glass in transoms with stained glass. Below, our Dallas experts have shared some ideas for using transom stained glass in your home. Read more…

Frank Lloyd Wright  Inspired Prairie Style Stained Glass Your Dallas Home

On 15, Jun 2018 | No Comments | In Aggrigate, Stained Glass Design & Styles | By Martin Faith

The Beginnings Of The Prairie Style


The phrase mid-century modern is all the buzz lately and the as a style for a home it is pretty amazing.  What most people don’t realize though, is one of the grandfathers of that look was a man named Frank Lloyd Wright and he was a talented and prolific architect and designer who actually created a number of different styles that are as relevant today as they were in the early 20th century.  Beloved and beautiful, the Prairie Style, was the brainchild of Frank Lloyd Wright and clearly a passion project that he was incredibly proud of and, as it were, is one of the most popular stained glass styles on the market today. Read Below to find out why.


What Is Prairie Style Stained Glass?


When one thinks of the prairie you probably imagine sprawling fields and clear horizon lines stretching on for miles and miles.  This type of expanse filled with light and vast openness is exactly the type of feel Wright wanted for both is architecture and stained glass.  Dramatic horizontal lines that stretch and blend into both the nature outside the windows and architecture within are strong hallmarks of Wright’s work.  He was obsessed with how light entered a room and considered light, as well as the glass itself part of the design itself. He was more concerned about the integrity of the materials he used, meaning he did not want to disguise the glass as anything other than glass. Similarly, he wanted everything he designed in the Prairie Style to look like it belonged harmoniously in a natural setting.   

The results from Wright in this and many other styles, as you can see, were simply stunning.

His work, while modern at the time, had such strong echoes of the natural world was just at home in the natural world as it was in a city. His subdued use of color and penchant towards clear glass with only intersecting lines allowed his prairie style work to be both interesting to the viewer but still at peace the natural world around them.  To say Frank Lloyd Wright was ahead of his time, would be correct, however, when one sees both the uniqueness and breadth of his work, you are left to believe no matter what era he lived in he would still be a maven of his day.

Watch the video below for more information on Frank Lloyd Wright’s timeless style:

Stained Glass Dallas For All Your Prairie Style Stained Glass Needs


At Stained Glass Dallas we have nothing but respect for the genius that is readily apparent in Frank Lloyd Wright’s Prairie Style.  We create glass in this style for our customers to honor him and to keep the legacy of artistic perfection alive today. If you are interested in a prairie style stained glass window for your Dallas home, contact us today for more information and to schedule a design consultation with one of our Prairie Style experts.

Our 5 Favorite Places to Install Stained Glass in Your Dallas Home That You Wouldn’t Expect

Dallas homeowners agree that it’s always a great time to invest more into their homes, considering the consistent seller’s market trend. Are you looking for some smaller, starter home renovations to get your feet wet? Have you considered the beautiful appeal of stained glass but aren’t really sure of all the different applications it actually has? Here are our five favorite, unique places to install stained glass elements in any Dallas home; we hope it leads to some inspiration!

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What Style Stained Glass Should Go In Your Dallas Home?

On 18, Oct 2017 | No Comments | In Stained Glass Design & Styles | By Martin Faith

Choosing The Best Stained Glass Style For Your Dallas Home

Finding the best style of stained glass for the windows on your Dallas home is one of the most important parts of ensuring the window you buy will be a cherished feature for you and your family for years to come. Choosing the right style of stained glass window is really more about your personal tastes than it is the style of house. For instance, if you have a vintage home, a contemporary designed stained glass window can actually blend quite nicely, whether it matches your existing decor or simply your own personal tastes. Read more…