What is the difference in translucent and transparent?
Many times these two terms are mistakenly interchange in describing building materials, structures and objects. And if the incorrect term is used to specify a building material, it can lead to unintended poor aesthetics and function of the building or structure. Knowing what each term means and how they function, amazingly creative elements can be fabricated and installed.
To know how to use these terms, one must understand what each mean. Translucent in its shortest definition describes an object or material as semi-clear. Translucency can even mean frosted, stained or darkly colored. Transparent is defined as completely clear.
Read my lastest article to learn more about the difference in these two terms and how they relate to your material selection for you next project.