Shelves are a vital component of our homes and offices. Glass shelves can quickly enhance the beauty of any room by adding that professional look and feel for both home and office environments. Glass shelves are great for storage, display areas, and adding a clean look to an area. Unlike wood shelves, glass shelves allow light to filter through to open up and highlight the areas below the first shelf.

Architects and interior designers have been using minimalism in their designs in recently. They use glass to make spaces feel larger, brighter, and more open. In small spaces particularly, it’s important that designs allow natural light to come in to create a larger looking space. Installing glass does just that. In relation, glass serves as a pleasing and convenient alternative to wood. Both glass and wood are sturdy. But if you’re after a more modern look, glass is the way to go. 

So what are some of the main benefits of glass shelving?

  •  Provide extra storage space while making a room appear larger since you can see all the way to the wall.
  • Enhance the view of items placed on the shelf due to its reflective nature.
  • Create a visual appeal that seems to float on the wall.
  • Glass shelves are just as strong and durable as other shelving materials.
  •  Add visual contrast and complement other elements.
  • Create a lighting effect because they allow light to shine through from above and below.

If you are interested in glass shelves for your home or office space, give St. Louis Glass Works a call!