In terms of shading performance, you’d think that more is more, right? Not necessarily. While it is true that blackout blinds are excellent for bedrooms and boast an assortment of practical qualities, that doesn’t mean that you should automatically dismiss our popular standard shading solutions. Depending on the function of your room, it is important to consider both options. Or you could let us do the weighing up for you; here’s our compilation of the respective pros and cons.
If neutral tones were characters in Gossip Girl, then grey would be Serena. As simply stunning as Blair but with complete effortlessness, low-maintenance and that annoying ability to look good with anything. Coat a sleek Roller blind or Sunwood with a dash of cool grey for instant sophistication, versatility and the Van Der Woodsen touch.
Do you really think there will come a day when we stop marvelling at the natural beauty of Mother Nature’s own flora and fauna? Whether you fall for ditsy florals or a bolder natural print, our patterned blinds make your window into a focal point and attract attention for all the right reasons.
You’ve likely been staring at the same four walls for the best part of a year now. No matter how much you thought you loved your home, it is natural to be craving change. For me, even the fruit and veg aisle has taken on a new appeal, purely on the merit of being different from my living room. That said, we understand that money can be tight. So, we’ve collected a list of ideas on how you can breathe a new lease of life into your space without spending a penny.
Large glass or PVC doors are beautiful ways to bridge the gap between the inside and outside, offering you a wider view of your prized garden and a gateway to nature. However, as night time creeps up, your desire for privacy overwhelms and a quality blind becomes a necessity; specifically, one which won’t hinder use of the door during the day and isn’t likely to clatter about and become damaged by breezes. Fear not, we have just the thing.
Likelihood is, you’re well versed in the idea of blinds keeping you warm in winter, but their abilities to keep you cool in summer are less known. Yet, we’re all familiar with those hot and restless nights where you can’t sleep for the heat or the sensation of walking into a conservatory and being hit with a wall of stifling warmth you’d only expect when stepping off a plane in a tropical country. Avoid the exasperating sauna situation with our round up of the best blinds to keep you cool.
Venetian blinds are referred to as ‘those pretty ones that go brrrr when you run your finger down them’ by my young cousin, which I think is a wonderful way to describe the magical ripple effect of this style. One of the greatest appeals is their aesthetic and the fact that the elegant concertina style structure creates the illusion of depth helping your room to look larger. However, they boast an array of technical features too to complement their attractiveness. As one of our consistent bestsellers, we’ve made sure to offer innovative variations suitable for a range of home and office spaces so that there’s nowhere you can’t enjoy Venetians.
Some have questioned whether physical offices still have a place in a post-lockdown future but we don’t see them going anywhere. Collaborative work is as vital as ever and we’ve all missed and treasured the glimmers of in-person interaction that we have been able to enjoy. A sense of community and ‘all being in it together’ has pulled us through. What better way to promote teamwork and productivity than through an exciting communal space designed to reflect corporate values while inspiring creativity, innovation and unity? Cultivate your brand from the inside out with a fitting interior design, complete with functional blinds.
Wooden Venetian blinds embrace natural influence while presenting expert craftsmanship, functionality and contemporary style. Available in a wide spectrum of stains, you can achieve traditional “cottagecore”, sleek white minimalism or even opt for a gothic inspired dark wood. Which leaves the question: which wooden blind should you order? We offer Sunwoods, Starwoods, Timberlux and Fauxwoods, complete with tape covering options in a separate category. Let’s dissect the advantages and limitations of each together to find the tree-m blind for you…
The main and most obvious difference between these two types of blinds is that Perfect Fits have a four-sided frame and Intu blinds do not. The latter attaches to the window via a top headrail with two discreet side channels running down the sides to keep tension throughout the blind. However, this variation can make a world of difference to the functional features of each style which we will outline in more depth below.