I love the idea of black glass in contrast with natural or warm spaces, like wood or warm stone. There's a contrast in temperature, as well as quality of material. To me, wood is organic and connected to emotion while black glass is sleek and impartial.
Slats of formed birch separate the boardroom from a corridor at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe’s Midtown office by Studios Architecture. The fading interlayer of a meeting room’s glass enclosure is the result of a custom printing technique.