DIY Network’s “Man Caves” Features Bendheim Glass in Show’s First Bathroom Remodel

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Architect-Designed, Maintenance Friendly Glass Helps Create Ultimate Bath-Spa Man Cave

The DIY Network’s “Man Caves” features Trattini™ glass from Bendheim’s Architect Series I collection in the show’s first bathroom makeover.
In this episode, the hosts – licensed contractor Jason Cameron and former NFL star Tony “The Goose” Siragusa – turn an outdated bathroom into a man cave worthy of a king. The remodel incorporates state-of-the-art design and entertainment features enhanced by luxurious edge-lit Bendheim glass enclosures. The episode is titled “King of the Throne.”
The show’s design team worked closely with Bendheim VP Steven Jayson to selected Trattini, one of four patterned etched glasses conceived by world renowned Robert A.M. Stern Designs.  The surface of Trattini’s ultra-clear low-iron glass is acid etched in Italy to produce a syncopated grid of vertical lines punctuated by subtle horizontal bands. The pattern, etched on both sides of the glass, lends a strong sense of dimensionality and movement, intensifying the dynamic LED lighting. Colorful ribbons of ceiling lights illuminate the ½” thick glass panels and generate a surreal play of colors, dispersing through the intricate yet orderly patterns of Trattini.
“This acid-etched glass has a cool pattern but it also gives light a direction to flow,” says Cameron.
In addition to its understated elegance, Trattini is permanently etched and naturally resistant to fingerprints and stains. Exceptionally maintenance friendly, it encourages use in such demanding applications as the “Man Caves” shower enclosure. Bendheim supplied the glass in a safety-tempered form for the shower, as well as safety-laminated to a grey etched privacy glass for the toilet area.
The masculine bathroom makeover includes other up-to-the-minute design elements, including a shower with seven water heads, a multi-feature toilet equipped with a heated seat, two flat-screen TVs, heated tile floors, an electric hand dryer, and even a concealed tap for chilled beer! A custom-made bookshelf serves as the secret entrance to this “royal chamber.”
Remodelers and homeowners can order Bendheim’s Architect Series I collection for custom installations, including shower enclosures, partition walls and decorative features through designers, contractors and professional installers.
Basic door, cabinet, and partition glass inserts can be ordered directly online at the Bendheim Cabinet Glass website.
About Bendheim
Bendheim, the resource for specialty glass since 1927, offers more than 2,000 decorative glass types in stock and unlimited custom design solutions. The third-generation, family-owned company develops, imports, and distributes its products worldwide. Bendheim maintains production facilities in New Jersey and an extensive showroom in Tribeca, New York City. Bendheim is the exclusive importer of Lamberts mouth-blown and channel glasses in North America.
About the Robert A.M. Stern Collection
Robert A. M. Stern Architects currently collaborates with several select manufacturers to create products including, in addition to architectural glass for Bendheim, carpet for Bentley Prince Street, furniture for David Edward, garden ornaments for Haddonstone, site furnishings for Landscape Forms, lighting for Lightolier, doors for Lualdi Porte, and hardware for S. A. Baxter.
About Bendheim

Bendheim is one of the world’s foremost resources for specialty architectural glass. Founded in New York City in 1927, the fourth-generation, family-owned company offers a virtually unlimited range of in-stock and custom architectural glass varieties. Bendheim develops, fabricates, and distributes its products worldwide. The company maintains production facilities in New Jersey and an extensive showroom in New York City