Credit: Noah Kalina

Vitracolor, a line of back-painted glass from Skyline Design, comes in 30 standard colors, plus another 10 selected as 2011 seasonal color trends. A low-VOC, water-based paint is applied to the back of low-iron Starphire glass from PPG Industries. The glass can be specified in 1/4", 3/8", 1/2", or 3/4" thicknesses, in standard sizes up to 74" by 144". Custom color matching is available, as are metallic finishes and custom artwork. •