Design Trend: Internal Sliding Glass Doors

Slim sliding glass doors internal modern home

See why people are choosing modern sliding solutions over traditional hinged doors One interior design trend that has continued to increase in popularity over the last year is internal glazing. Glass balustrades, internal glass partitions and door systems are all extremely popular ways of incorporating glazing throughout the home. In the ever-changing landscape of interior […]

Types of House Extensions – From Glass Boxes to Basements

4.5m tall sliding glass doors to kitchen extension

From glass boxes to basement renovations: a guide to house extension design ideas The ‘don’t move, improve!’ trend has seen homeowners increasingly turn to renovating and extending their homes, rather than looking to buy elsewhere. And for good reason – there is a huge range of different options when it comes to extending a home, […]

Design Possibilities with Glass Walls

Frameless structural glass walls

IQ’s approach to entire walls of glass Walls of frameless glass can be achieved using our in-house developed structural glazing system, Invisio. With no frames or visible fixing details, the only visible details are neat structural silicone joints between panes. For a minimal, timeless effect frameless glass walls are sure to make a design statement. […]

How can internal doors improve interior design?

Contemporary living room with industrial look steel room partitions

Internal glass doors and interior glass systems to enhance interior design Have you ever wondered how incorporating internal glazing into architectural designs can improve both light and space? Many residential properties have the same interior design obstacles – how to create a living space with various rooms that achieve similar levels of light as open-plan […]

Behind the Scenes at IQ – How Architectural Glass is Installed

iq glass sliding door showroom

Improving our showroom by replacing new architectural glass The IQ Glass Showroom in Amersham is the first-choice location for anyone looking to include architectural glazing on their projects. Therefore, it is important that we keep the space up to date with the latest glass technologies and products, enabling us to provide our clients with the […]

Why specify bi-folding doors for residential properties?

Internal and External bifolding doors It is often difficult to choose which type of door system is best for a project; the usual debate is whether to specify sliding doors or bifolds. Bi-folding doors are a popular option for modern living spaces where the homeowners want to develop the connection between the indoors and outdoor […]

How Much Will a Glazed Extension Cost?

Contemporary glass extension

How to achieve a high-end architectural glazing design on a budget Glass Box Extensions by IQ GlassWatch this video on YouTube. While a conservatory can be a relatively inexpensive alternative to an attractive solid glass extension, a high-end architectural glass extension will almost certainly be more costly. However, dreams can be still be achieved on […]

Picking the Right Patio Door for Your Project

two pane minimal window patio door

The old-fashioned phrase ‘Patio Door’ conjures an image of a chunky uPVC door set and having to step up and over a base frame onto your external patio. This reality has long since passed with the advent of flush floor details, step-free access, modern framing design and the progression of slim framed door systems. Bifold […]