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Design Glossary

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Glazing

Pertaning to a window refers to the glass pane itself.Single-glazed windowa have one paneof glass in the sash; double- and triple-glazed windows have two ot three panes respectively with airspace between them and are more energy-efficient than single-glazed.

Gooseneck

A curve in the handrail at the top or bottome of the stairs.

Grasscloth

An eco-friendly wallcovering that adds natural texture to a room. Made from various Asian grasses and fibres like jute and hemp grasscloth is relatively easy to apply and maintain but usually comes unpasted and requires a self-applied heavy-duty adhesive.

Grommet

A flexible loop that serves as a fastening support or reinforcement or an eyelet of firm material to strengthen or protect an opening.

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