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Heritance Shutters

Window Treatment Wednesday: Plantation-Style Shutters from Hunter Douglas

What is a plantation shutter? Plantation shutters are wide louver interior window blinds traditionally made from broad slats of wood mounted in a solid frame. They have been used for both decoration and protection from the elements for centuries and are a versatile window treatment suitable for any room in your home. Hunter Douglas plantation-style...
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Window Covering Safety Hunter Douglas

October is National Window Covering Safety Month

  We expect parents to cover electrical outlets, put gates on stairs, and childproof their doors and cabinets, but we ofter forget about the hidden danger of the cords from window coverings. Yet the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) says corded window coverings are one of the top five hidden hazards in American homes, with infants...
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Casement Window

Window Treatment Solutions for Casement Windows

Window treatments for casement windows. A casement window is a window that is attached to its frame by one or more hinges. Casement windows are hinged at the side and are opened with a crank, which is placed around hand height or at the bottom and serves as a window lock. This important aspect is vital to keep in mind when...
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Silhouette Duolite

Hunter Douglas Window Treatment Wins Award!

 Silhouette® Duolite™ wins again! This past December the Hunter Douglas  Silhouette® Duolite™ window treatment was awarded the prestigious Good Design Award. The GOOD DESIGN ® Awards Program recognizes the most innovative and cutting-edge industrial, product, and graphic designs produced around the world. The GOOD DESIGN exhibition program began (67 years ago) as a partnership between the Museum of Modern Art in New...
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Fabric swatches

Window Treatment Wednesday: Add Personality With Valances And Cornices

There are so many styles and fabrics available for your window treatments that it’s easy to forget one of the easiest ways to add another decorative touch — at the top. Valances and cornices add style and sophistication to the top of your window treatments, while also concealing the curtain rods or other hardware if...
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Hunder Douglas motorization tools

Window Treatment Wednesday: The Next Step in Motorization

The world of window treatments has certainly changed over the years — thanks to technology. We started with motorization. Then we added remote controls and apps. And we now have the ability to fully integrate those controls into a connected home. So, what’s next in window treatments? Thanks to advances in low-voltage power, all of...
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window treatment artisan home tour 2016

Window Treatment Wednesday: Window Treatments From the Artisan Home Tour 2016

We love to track design trends, and few places are better than the annual Artisan Homes Tour. It’s one thing to see a trend mentioned online or in a magazine, but the Artisan Homes Tour by Parade of Homes gives us a chance to see how they look — up close, and in person —...
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roller shade hunter douglas window treatment

Window Treatment Wednesday: Hunter Douglas Premieres Event

What’s new in Window Treatments? To help us appreciate their exciting new innovations and product enhancements, Hunter Douglas puts on their Premieres event each year for dealers around the country. Hirshfield’s sent key window treatment personnel to this year’s regional get-together for special training classes along with an up-close look at the latest product updates, upgrades,...
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bachmans spring home 2016 decor

Bachman’s Spring Ideas House 2016

Hello (channel Adele) and welcome to the Bachman’s Spring Ideas House 2016! Each season designers transform the historical Bachman’s home on Lyndale Avenue by painting, furnishing, and decorating the entire house with their signature mix of new items, repurposed pieces, and a touch of vintage. Refreshing bursts of color are a welcomed sight against a...
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powerview Motorization by Hunter Douglas

Window Treatment Wednesday: Powerview EarnsInterior Design’s Technolology Award

We’ve been raving about the PowerView Motorization System ever since Hunter Douglas unveiled the system last July. And a major design magazine agrees. PowerView recently earned Interior Design’s Best of Year Award for Technology. Interior Design’s Best of Year ceremony was held at legendary architect Frank Gehry’s IAC Building in New York, where 975 designers, architects, and manufacturers...
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