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5 reasons to say yes to a Glass Balustrade

Interior design is ever-changing, and the most recent trend to hit the market is a minimalist aesthetic. For many homeowners, glass balustrading is the chosen material to accomplish this. An extremely versatile and attractive material it lends itself perfectly to home décor, so if you’re considering a bespoke balustrade here are five reasons to say yes! 

Glass Doesn’t Block Light

In many homes, the rooms can appear dark due to a lack of natural light, but the installation of a customer-made balustrade can transform a dull space. Providing a great impression on visitors, glass balustrades can add a touch of elegance as well as let light flood the area.


For owners of older properties, a beautiful glass balustrade will provide immediate modernisation in perhaps the most crucial area of the house. The classy minimalist look that comes with a bespoke glass staircase will make a powerful statement that can in turn change the way the whole property looks and feels, bringing it up to date.

Easy to Maintain

Not only do glass balustrades look fabulous, but they are also easy to keep clean. Commercial glass cleaning products along with a lint-free cloth are all you need to keep your new installation in tip-top condition. Maintaining that just-installed look really is a piece of cake. Origin Architectural offer a perfect Rytech coating which can add further ease to keeping your glass clean, and safe from fingerprint smudges and watermarks.

Create Space

When incorporated into various domestic designs, glass has the advantage of making everywhere look more spacious, and this is a major plus in hallways and landings. Even the smallest area can be made to look roomier, so be sure to consider this option with your next home design project.


Glass balustrading is exceptionally robust. Your new installation will last for many years and will require little or no maintenance. Every handmade glass staircase looks elegant, of course, but it’s worth remembering that it can take knocks without suffering any permanent damage. Seriously worth the investment!

Origin Architectural provided a bespoke glass balustrade for a staircase project in Cardiff for the exact reasons above. Undergoing a modern renovation the client wanted something to keep the room feeling open and luxurious. With the fabulous floating wooden staircase in place, Origin Architectural provided an Othello balustrade to keep in line with the aesthetic.

Materials Used:

  • 15mm toughened glass
  • 20mm standoff adapters
  • Wood to metal dowels x 200mm

Our team are more than happy to answer any questions you have about glass balustrades. You can contact them at 01132774316 or email at

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