The 10 Commandments of Window Treatments

Here we are amidst the holiest season of the year! Passover and Easter have just ended, and Ramadan is weeks away. It’s even nearly the anniversary of the maiden voyage of the Freewinds spaceship for all you devout Scientologists out there. Needless to say we’re really in the spirit of spirituality at the moment,...

PowerView Motorized Blinds and Shades

The future is finally here. Of course, when we say that, we’re referring to the future of blinds and shades. And by “future,” we’re talking about motorized blinds and shades, paired with an app that allows you to control them from, well, wherever! Introducing the PowerView by Hunter Douglas, the most technologically advanced option...

Winter Favorites By Hunter Douglas

How to stay warm at home this winter: Run on the treadmill during every waking moment in the house Purchase 30 or 40 blankets and hide under them until late March Stock up on acorns, eat them all, then hibernate Remortgage your house and turn the heat up one degree Good ideas, right? No?...

Hunter Douglas Provenance Woven Woods

The word provenance implies a richly shaped tradition; to grow more beautiful and valuable with age. It implies a deep respect for lineage and history; the journey through time that a beloved item—like a work of art, or a historic artifact—has taken. But what does the word provenance have to do with Hunter Douglas?...

Prepare for Winter With Duette Architella Shades

Wintertime is great for a number a reasons. It’s the season to be jolly, after all. There’s family, the holidays, end-of-year bonuses, presents, eggnog, and probably about three other things. But it’s also the season for cold weather; treacherous, unbearable cold weather. And unfortunately, while the holiday spirit will keep your soul all warm...

Tis the Season for New Shutters

  Fa la la la la la block the sun! The holidays are approaching faster than you think, and so are your in-laws. If that doesn’t spark a joyful “hooray” followed by a deep sense of mourning faster than you can shout “Dasher, Dancer, Prancer, Vixen, Comet, Cupid, Donner and Blitzen,” we don’t know...

Product Spotlight: Roman Style Shades

The above image portrays the recovered portion of a Roman temple frieze. Archaeologists believe the scene depicts a wealthy Roman citizen and his son returning home from The Blind Gallery with a new set of plantation shutters for their Berwyn, PA summer cottage—much to the chagrin of the family sow, who was embarrassed by...

Product Spotlight: Hunter Douglas Shutters

For anyone with a stake in interior design, Hunter Douglas is a household name. Since 1919, the Dutch company has manufactured best-in-class blinds, coverings, shades, shadings and shutters, among other items. Hunter Douglas has opened the blinds to show the world what shutters are capable of, and by maintaining timelessness, its aesthetic has managed...