With the popularity of sliding glass doors and large windows here in the San Francisco area, we often have customers asking for the best vertical window coverings. Gone are the days when bulky PVC vertical blinds were the only option out there. Today, there are endless possibilities for sliding doors and other large openings. Here at Blinds & Designs, our window treatment consultants will find the ideal vertical window covering. Hunter Douglas, the leading manufacturer of window coverings, has transformed the vertical blind into a beautiful work of art for you window. Below are some of our most popular styles. [Read more…]
The Linea is a beautiful new condominium project in San Francisco. Born from the imagination of world-renowned architect Bernardo Fort-Brescia. The Linea features walls of glass that allows its residents to take in and experience the city’s surrounding neighborhoods like no other. The Linea’s interior is described as having “The perfect blend of comfort, class and discernment.” The lobby features porcelain tile floors with natural white oak wood panels. The kitchens feature high end appliances and Italian cabinetry with polished quartz countertops. The Linea features an interior courtyard full of greenery and can play host to any event for its residents with its multiple areas for entertainment. [Read more…]
Take a look at this ultra custom installation of a MechoShade for a beautiful estate in Portola Valley. Manual shades are typically not made over 120″ long, but it had to be done here as there was only a 3″ pocket in the frame. Shades this wide are typically are motorized and need about a 6 x6 space, so we needed some innovative thinking the make this project work. [Read more…]
Child-Safe Window Treatments from Hunter Douglas
The safety of our customers is a top priority for Blinds & Designs. Serving the San Fancisco Bay area since 1993, we’ve helped hundreds of customers select safe and stylish window treatments. From cordless manual and motorized operating systems, retractable lift cords, cord tensioners and wand controls, we offer a wide array of innovative lifting system options for enhanced child-safe window treatments.
Every parent knows that basic household items can turn into safety hazards for babies, toddlers, and young children. It’s natural for a child’s curiosity to draw them toward windows and window treatments. Keeping safety top-of-mind, we carry the very latest in child-safe window treatments from Hunter Douglas. [Read more…]
With honeycomb shades such as Duette Architella from Hunter Douglas, you can enjoy style, function, and a tax rebate from Uncle Sam! Federal tax credits for energy efficient home improvements have been reinstated. Even better, the credits are retroactive and can be applied to improvements already made in 2012, as well as those that will be done in 2013. At Blinds & Designs, we offer a wide range of energy efficient window treatments and installation options that will help you qualify for the tax rebates. [Read more…]