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Shade Trends For 2017

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Shading Trends 2017Does your home interior reflect your personal design style? A simple window shade update can instantly and completely enhance any room in your home. Shade trends change each year and so it’s important that that we at Shading Systems, provide you with the latest trends in the industry. We have created a list of 5 trends that we believe will surge in popularity while greatly improving your home’s interior design. So out with the old and in with the new!
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Retro Style Treatments for your Space

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Retro Window TreatmentsFor 2016, the term Retro Tech is bringing it back as an interior design trend to watch. Similar to domestic tech from the 1960’s the newest technology is created to seamlessly fit in with the furniture of the 1950’s and 1960’s eras. The term “retro” is a reference to any decor of decades past, but more than 20 to 30 years old can be considered vintage. Retro now very much on the rise again, is associated to reflect the designs from 1950’s, 60’s, and 70’s. The mid-1900s having produced some of the most iconic pieces in modern design materials like molded plastic, plywood, and aluminum in industrial design. For that you can credit designers from Saarinen, Niemeyer, Eames, Noguchi, Jacobsen to name a few. Retro style can be characterized typically by refined lines, minimalist silhouettes, and natural shapes.
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Window Treatments for a Rustic Home

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Rustic Home
The inspiration for a rustic home can come from many sources.  Some homeowners have always dreamed of living in a log cabin with its abundance of natural wood.  Others think of homes in the West or a mountain lodge retreat.  What unites homes designed in a rustic style is their celebration of natural materials that are left close to their natural state.  There is a greater appreciation for natural variation – and even weathering – than is seen in most home styles.
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Window Treatments for a Colonial Home

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Colonial HomesEvolving from European influences, colonial homes are incredibly popular in the United States.  Colonists brought architectural influences from Europe to their new land, and the style evolved from there.  When we think of a colonial home today, we think of their distinct use of geometry, but there are many variations throughout the country – many of these dictated by the necessity of coping with the local climate.
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Tips to Reduce Noise in Your Home

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Reduce NYC NoiseA common concern in NYC is how to reduce noise at home.  Whether the sounds are coming from your own appliances, street traffic, or neighbors, background noise can disrupt sleep, increase stress levels, and distract from the calming feel of your living spaces.  For people with a home office, background noise also can cut down on productivity by lowering concentration.  Follow these tips to create a quieter, more peaceful home.
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