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How to Measure for Roman Shades

Posted: Friday, February 14th, 2014 | Filed under: Roman shades, Uncategorized, window shading, window treatments
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How to Measure for Roman Shades

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Roman Shades

You have a new house, or a new addition, or maybe even just a room that needs an interior decorating “refresh”.  So one of the ways you’ve decided to improve the space is through the addition of Roman shades.  You know what you want them to look like.  You may have decided on a color or a patterned fabric.  You may have chosen Roman Shades with large pleating for a textured but minimalist look, or with no pleating at all for the cleanest lines.  You’re about ready to go to the store to order the shades (or to come to order them online at our site), when you realize you need to have measurements to order them with. Read more »

Shading Challenges for Luxury Residences with Floor to Ceiling Glass Windows

Posted: Saturday, February 1st, 2014 | Filed under: floor to ceiling windows, window shading
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023-2Coconut Grove is a section of Miami, which represents some of the most historic aspects of Florida life.  The city was founded around the Cape Florida Lighthouse which was built in 1825.  It housed the first hotel in South Florida, and in recent years, has become a place with a lively artistic atmosphere (Madonna even lived there for a while in the early nineties!), hosting many events such as The Annual Coconut Grove Arts Festival, the Great Taste of the Grove Food & Wine Festival, and the Goombay Festival (a lively Carnival like experience). Read more »