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Going for gold – our glass products stars
Friday 23rd July, 2021

Going for gold – our glass products stars

The summer of sport continues this month with the start of the Tokyo Olympics. The Olympics showcase the best in sporting talent from across the globe. Taking inspiration from this, we celebrate three of Tufwell’s winning glass products which can add a touch of class to any residential or commercial space.

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At the end of the day…glass balustrades in sporting and other commercial venues
Sunday 27th June, 2021

At the end of the day…glass balustrades in sporting and other commercial venues

This month saw the return of a major sporting event – The Euros. As sporting venues reopen their doors, fans will once again be guided towards glory or disappointment by glass balustrades. Glass balustrades are popular in stadiums and other commercial spaces as a contemporary type of safety barrier. Tufwell Glass supplied toughened laminate floor panels and glass balustrades for a past project at Wembley Stadium.

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The new normal – glass products for the workplace in a post-pandemic world
Friday 28th May, 2021

The new normal – glass products for the workplace in a post-pandemic world

As life slowly returns to normal, at Tufwell Glass we’re reflecting on how Covid-19 will continue to shape the built environment in a post-pandemic world and how glass products can help facilitate the new health and social norms in commercial spaces.

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Get Thee to Tufwell Glass for CNC Glass-Cutting Technology!
Friday 23rd April, 2021

Get Thee to Tufwell Glass for CNC Glass-Cutting Technology!

April marks the anniversary of both the birth and death of the world’s most famous and arguably greatest playwright, William Shakespeare. Shakespeare was a master of his craft and this month we turn our focus to mastery in our own trade – glass cutting using Computer Numerical Control (CNC) technology.

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Put safety first with fire-rated glass from Tufwell Glass
Wednesday 31st March, 2021

Put safety first with fire-rated glass from Tufwell Glass

A sense of normality is set to return to the UK in the coming month, with sports facilities, hairdressers and shops soon to reopen in England for the first time this year. Covid-safe is the term on everyone’s lips, and as important as this is, so too are other essential safety requirements including fire safety. Fire remains the leading cause of commercial property loss in the UK. One way to mitigate this risk is with fire-rated glass from Tufwell Glass.

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Smart glass: glass that’s out of this world!
Sunday 28th February, 2021

Smart glass: glass that’s out of this world!

Technology prevailed this month as NASA’s Perseverance Rover touched down on Mars. This remarkable moment illustrates how far space science has advanced since the first satellite orbited the earth in 1957. By comparison, smart glass technology is in its infancy, and yet the use of smart glass is soaring. With continued technological advancements, the future of smart glass promises to be stratospheric.

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From frosty mornings to frosted glass
Tuesday 26th January, 2021

From frosty mornings to frosted glass

If someone were to mention frosted glass in late January, many of us would think of cold mornings and ice-covered windscreens. At Tufwell Glass we prefer the kind of frosted glass that can enhance a home or commercial space. Here are some of our favourite uses for frosted glass.

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Make the season bright – glass products for your home and workplace
Friday 18th December, 2020

Make the season bright – glass products for your home and workplace

This time of year is synonymous with light. And yet, with shorter days and gloomier skies, homes and workplaces can often seem dark through the winter months. That’s where Tufwell Glass can help. Here are two glass products that will invite more light into your lives...

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People in glass houses should…try Tufwell’s glass products
Tuesday 24th November, 2020

People in glass houses should…try Tufwell’s glass products

People who live in glass houses shouldn’t throw stones, or so the proverb goes. This saying creates the impression that glass is a fragile material. At Tufwell Glass we know it is anything but. Here are our top three types of glass that would give that proverbial stone a run for its money!

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Make an impression with bespoke glass furniture
Tuesday 27th October, 2020

Make an impression with bespoke glass furniture

October is the month of The Big Draw, the world’s biggest drawing festival. Here at Tufwell Glass we love getting creative, and if you think that glass manufacturing affords little scope for this then think again. Advances in glass technology have stretched the versatility of glass to its limits, allowing for ever more innovative applications. The creation of glass furniture brings together a range of these specialised glass manufacturing techniques to produce undeniably contemporary and stylish glass furniture products.

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Don’t look down! Glass floors and walkways for the home and office
Friday 25th September, 2020

Don’t look down! Glass floors and walkways for the home and office

Earlier this month, the world’s longest glass-bottomed bridge opened in Guangdong Province, China. The 526 metre-long glass suspension bridge was made from three layers of 4.5 centimetre-thick tempered laminated glass. Walk-on glass experiences are popular at tourist sites the world over, but glass floors are not just for renowned destinations. Glass floors and walkways are the epitome of modern design and the perfect addition to any home or commercial building.

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Keeping it clean – glass splashbacks in the bathroom
Friday 28th August, 2020

Keeping it clean – glass splashbacks in the bathroom

What do Dolly Parton’s Jolene, Culture Club’s Karma Chameleon and Taylor Swift’s Shake it Off have in common? They all have choruses lasting over 20 seconds and in recent times have accompanied vigorous handwashing in bathrooms the world over. With higher than ever standards of cleanliness set to continue for the foreseeable future, it may be time to spruce up your bathroom with glass splashbacks from Tufwell Glass.

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All you need is…glass partitions
Wednesday 29th July, 2020

All you need is…glass partitions

As The Beatles sang, all things must pass. From hairdressers and hotels to shops and swimming pools, businesses across the UK are resuming trade after months of lockdown, but must first take steps to ensure the safety of employees and customers. Tufwell’s glass partitions can help your business to meet essential new requirements without detracting from the aesthetics of your space or brand.

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If you can’t stand the heat…toughened glass in the kitchen
Monday 29th June, 2020

If you can’t stand the heat…toughened glass in the kitchen

Temperatures in the UK have soared this month, with the hottest day of the year so far recorded when the mercury hit 32.6°C. As sweltering as that may seem, it is nothing compared to the 600°C heat applied in the manufacture of toughened glass to make it one of the most resilient and versatile glass products on the market, ideal for use in domestic or commercial kitchens. 

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No ordinary times, no ordinary glass: the marvel of smart glass
Friday 29th May, 2020

No ordinary times, no ordinary glass: the marvel of smart glass

As we continue to live through extraordinary times, we take a look at an extraordinary glass product in Tufwell’s extensive range: smart glass. Smart glass, also known as switchable glass, allows for the control of light transmission to change the appearance of glass from transparent to translucent and vice versa.

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Helping the heroes – glass screens for the NHS
Monday 27th April, 2020

Helping the heroes – glass screens for the NHS

We are in a time like no other. At Tufwell Glass, as part of United Glass Group, we are proud to be playing our part by fulfilling orders of essential glass screens for hospitals on behalf of the NHS. Glass screens have long been popular in clinical settings and here’s why...

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Mirror, mirror on the wall: why mirror glass from Tufwell is the best of all
Friday 13th March, 2020

Mirror, mirror on the wall: why mirror glass from Tufwell is the best of all

Friday the 13th ranks alongside breaking a mirror as an omen of ill tidings. But with mirror glass from Tufwell Glass there’s no need to fear – our durable and versatile mirror glass products will bring light and style into your home or office.

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In the case of emergency…safety glass in the workplace
Thursday 27th February, 2020

In the case of emergency…safety glass in the workplace

This week in Berlin, The Guardian newspaper shattered convention in a marketing stunt that encouraged people to break the emergency glass encasing its fly-posters. For most businesses, breaking emergency glass is a last resort; for all, safety must be a priority. Understanding the functionality of safety glass and knowing which uses are best suited to your business are sure-fire ways to ensure that your business, its employees and customers stay safe.

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Tufwell’s Twelve Days of Glassmas: Part 2
Sunday 5th January, 2020

Tufwell’s Twelve Days of Glassmas: Part 2

Happy New Year! And what better way to start it than sprucing up your home or office with premium glass products from Tufwell Glass. Not sure what’s on offer? Read on, as we proudly present part two of Tufwell’s Twelve Days of Glassmas! On the seventh day of Glassmas, Tufwell gave to me…

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Tufwell’s Twelve Days of Glassmas: Part 1
Thursday 12th December, 2019

Tufwell’s Twelve Days of Glassmas: Part 1

This time of year is traditionally one of giving, be it gifts, hospitality or goodwill. And so, without further ado, we present to you part one of Tufwell’s Twelve Days of Glassmas! On the first day of Glassmas, Tufwell gave to me…

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