Traditional methods of manufacturing decorative and colored architectural glass result in a product which distorts the see-through experience for people inside buildings. The view is either blurred, milky or has a unnatural colored tint, which can adversely impact on people’s wellbeing. See here for a comparison.
The secret of Contra Vision is being able to print a two layers of dots in ‘exact registration’, without any discernible overlap. This means the “outside facing” white or colored dots are completely hidden from the inside by a second layer of black. The black dots absorb rather than reflect light, providing a more natural black tint which is much less noticeable to the eye.