MOTIF GLASS BASIN looks super with it's see through glass bottom and the effect of the light on the counter. Omvivo has some great modern fixtures. Take a look around their site. You may find something you'll Love!
English artist Christine Wood uses little squares in glass to create very beautiful circular artworks where the light reflects different colorful patterns on the wall. She plays with geometry, shadows and the viewers’ perception
I would use this hand out as a viewing activity. For older kids I would put a blank beside the examples and provide a word bank. With younger and even older kids I would bring in materials and examples of these textures represented so they can get a real experience with it.