How to start a custom project with Franklin Art Glass Studios
At Franklin Art Glass Studios we know that the idea of creating a custom stained glass window can sound like a daunting task, but we have streamlined the process for you into 4 easy steps to make it both an easy and enjoyable experience.
1. Contact Us or Stop By
The first step in the process is to come in and see us. Some projects may be started with a consultation over the phone (614)221-2972 or via email. However, a majority of the time we prefer to have an in person consultation to discuss ideas, show you the studio, and our production processes. At our initial consultation design possibilities are discussed. If you don’t have a concept in mind and are looking for some direction, we have experienced artisans and numerous portfolio books to help you generate ideas.
2. Drawing & Glass Selection
We create full scale drawings of your project and invite you back to our studio for a consultation with one of our knowledgeable artists. At this meeting you will view the life sized hand drawn custom creation. Upon talking with our artists and making sure every aspect of the line art is to your liking we move on to the glass selection. In the glass selection process our artists will help walk you through choosing just the right glass from our over 1,900 glass choices. We encourage you to bring in paint, carpet, or tile samples if you choose to match or coordinate your stained glass into your existing home decor.
After all artwork and glass selections have been finalized and approved, your project is sent to our in-house production area. Our team of skilled craftsmen will cut, glaze, cement, and clean your project using only the highest quality materials and processes to ensure your piece will last for decades to come.
4. Completion & Installation
If you are picking up and installing your panel you will be notified that it is complete. If we are installing the panel you will be contacted to set up an installation appointment convenient to your schedule. Never subcontracted, our skilled installers travel nationwide to install projects big and small; they have the skill and knowledge to install your project safely and neatly and with the customer service to answer any questions you may have before leaving.
Visit Our Studio
Visit our studio in the heart of German Village.
In House Artisans
Each piece is hand-drawn by one of our experienced in house artisans.
Every window is hand-built in house using the highest quality materials and processes.
Our skilled in house installation crews quickly and seamlessly install the completed product.