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Top Five Glass Partition Applications for Homes

14.10.2021

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Glass partition walls are not only trendy but functional and may come in handy in both small studios and vast open-plan apartments. This design feature is invaluable when you need to zone or isolate the space without blocking the light.

Privacy and light for bathrooms

In bathrooms, glass walls are used to separate the wet area from the dry (or separate the bathroom itself within a master bedroom suite). Glass, as a material, is the perfect choice for a shower area since it can withstand the impact of water and vapor in the long term and is easy to clean. 

Additionally, glass walls may be used to bring more light and the illusion of spaciousness to even a small space without windows. Textured glass finishes can create a watery effect, while multiple types of translucent glazing can create the desired level of privacy.

Natural light in hallways

Regardless of the number and size of windows in a room, many homes lack natural light in their hallways and staircases. Replacing some of the internal non-load-bearing walls with glass partitions can bring daylight into the dark areas. Replacing solid doors with glass doors can be an alternative. 

To make the room look more refined, you can choose to decorate glass partition walls with metal strips or any other patterns that suit the interior design style of your home. Or if you prefer a minimalistic look, you can choose a frosted glass finish (or any other translucent glazing) for your glass wall. Both options—translucent glass and patterns on the glass—will still allow the light from the room to flood into the hallway or staircase.

Zoning in studios

Glass partition walls come in different configurations. They can be arched, floor-to-ceiling, mid-size, as well as corner-shaped. This variability makes glass wall partitions a handy zoning solution even in tiny studios. Taking as little as a few inches of space, they create beautifully defined dining or sleeping areas, separating them from the rest of the space.

Isolation for home office spaces

One of the common challenges many families are facing now is organizing a home office, which could provide its owners with both some privacy for focusing on working tasks and the opportunity to keep an eye on what’s happening in the rest of the house. Two glass partitions can turn one of the corners into such a home office. Framed full-height glass panels will be able to mitigate noise but leave the view unobstructed.

Zoning in open layouts

To become cozy and functional homes, open floor apartments require zoning. And glass walls are the perfect solution to divide the space into zones with different levels of privacy and at the same time to preserve the original spirit of an open concept: (glass partitions don’t obstruct the view and don’t block the light).


Glass partition walls can be extremely functional: zoning in wet areas, bringing natural light into rooms without windows, sound insulation, etc. Additionally, due to the diversity of glass finishes and patterns, glass walls can also be an important decorative element in the interior of your home. At CrystaliaGlass, we create custom glass partition solutions and can implement any of your ideas.