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Window Treatments for Urban Modern Style

Posted: Wednesday, April 5th, 2017 | Filed under: modern window treatments, Roman shades, Urban Modern style, window treatments
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Urban Modern Window TreatmentsUrban modern style is a popular interior design style. Many associate weathered brick walls, draping botanicals, and large exposed windows with this design style. Urban modern is a relaxed and comforting style that has developed into a casual trend. Options for creative window treatments are endless, allowing individuals to express their personal interest through design. Bold prints, natural shades, and motorized systems are some of the many ways to create a causal urban feel in your home.
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The Most Durable Material for Window Treatments

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Window Treatment MaterialAre you looking to update your faded, stained, or ripped window treatments? Whether you are selecting window treatments that are child safe, withstand high traffic, block harsh sunlight or minimize pet dander, selecting a durable material is essential. It can pose difficulty for homeowners to find a window treatment that can reflect the architecture of the space and interior design style, all while withstanding the test of wear and tear. The experts at Shading Systems can best advise the most durable material to ensure your window treatments are both decorative and functional.

Start by evaluating your design space. Is it a high traffic flow area such as an entryway or family room? What type of curtain would be best suited for both your window height, wall space and furniture placement?
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Best Bohemian Style Window Treatments

Posted: Tuesday, February 21st, 2017 | Filed under: Bedroom redecorating, Bohemian Style, Home Design, modern window treatments
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bohemian-window-treatmentsThe arrival of spring is the perfect time to ditch your plain white window dressing and add a pop of color to your living space. Bohemian window layering offers fun colors and artistic embroidery that can amplify the free-spirited energy of any room, whether it be a modern living room or a sophisticated office. The eclectic style allows a variety of patterns and textures, promoting a vibrant and calming feel. No matter what décor or theme chosen, adding Bohemian window treatments is an easy and fun way to provide a unique and individualized feel that brightens your living space.
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The Top 10 Blogs of 2016

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Best of 2016As 2016 comes to an end, Shading Systems would like to ring in the New Year with a recap of our best blogs of 2016. With over 25 years of industry experience, we do our best to provide our customers with the most popular trends and beneficial tips for their interior and exterior home windows. From choosing the window treatments that best suit your home to cleaning them, let’s highlight the best blogs of 2016.

1. Tips For Adding Light To A Dark Apartment

Does your apartment feeling dark and dreary? Maximize the amount of natural light in your apartment to brighten your space; you’ll soon notice to how inviting and more spacious your home will become. Elements as simple as the right paint schemes and reflective furnishings can transform your apartment and rid it of that dark feel. Brighten up your day and your apartment with tips from our blog.
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Role of Windows in Modern Architecture

Posted: Wednesday, April 20th, 2016 | Filed under: modern window treatments, Skylight Shades, Solar Shades
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Modern ArchitectureCharacterized by light-filled interiors, clear views of structural elements, and clean and simple interiors, modern architecture continues to influence home design.  While contemporary architecture refers to home designs that relate to the present time, modern architecture is a specific movement whose early roots date to the turn of the 20th century.  Architects such as Frank Lloyd Wright influenced later pioneers of the style including Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and Walter Gropius, who founded the Bauhaus.  Modern architecture became popular during the mid-century and continues to be used for residential, institutional, and corporate buildings today.
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