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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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How to Make a Small Apartment Feel Bigger

Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2016 | Filed under: interior design, natural light, nyc apartment, Solar Shades
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Apartment Window Shades
One of the most common questions asked by New York apartment residents is how to make a small space feel bigger.  The choice of color scheme and furnishings that are part of your interior design concept can make a small space feel either claustrophobic or spacious.  Window treatments and lighting are other design elements that make a big impact in a tiny apartment.
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How to Make Large Windows Work for You  

Posted: Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 | Filed under: commercial window treatments, Shading systems
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Window Treatments

If you have recently bought a home or rented an apartment with big windows, there are a number of challenges that come with them that you may or may not look forward to tackling. From privacy concerns to overall décor, these are but two issues you need to deal with once you have signed on the dotted line and you have unloaded all of your belongings. Thankfully, there are quite a few workarounds you can implement pretty easily.

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Choosing the Right Window Treatment

Posted: Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 | Filed under: interior design, modern window treatments, window treatments
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Room Darkening Shades

Room Darkening Shades

Who knew choosing shades for your house or apartment could be so daunting? Who knew there were so many options? But you do not have to worry; if you want blinds that are simple to use and get the job done, you have three options you can choose from:

• Solar Shades
• Privacy Shades
• Blackout Shades
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Environmentally Friendly Window Shades At Work

Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2013 | Filed under: commercial window treatments, Green shading, Greener living
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Office Window Shades

Tech companies are often considered to be at the forefront of both new technology and new design, and many of them are now putting that expertise to work.  Building a new commercial business space allows them to showcase their knowledge of aesthetics and many are opting to combine aesthetics with a “greener” approach.

Firms like Amazon, Facebook, Apple and Google all working on corporate redesigns for their headquarters, and there is one thing that they are all placing a great deal of importance on – windows.  Amazon, which is revamping its Seattle Campus with not one, but three 37-story office towers, has one very notable design element, three interconnected nearly 100-foot high domes with self-sustaining ecologies within.  This space, which will essentially be a biodome, will have office space, meeting rooms and dining areas, all surrounded by self-sustaining ecologies.  Read more »