WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHINESE NEW YEAR 2019

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CHINESE NEW YEAR 2019

The Chinese New Year (CNY) should be familiar to you if you’ve been in an industry that touches any part of textiles. This holiday impacts the hospitality and healthcare industries even halfway around the world! In the spirit of the New Year season, let’s draw our attention to another significant New Year coming up!

HOW SHOULD HOTEL ROLLER SHADES BE CLEANED?

HOW SHOULD HOTEL ROLLER SHADES BE CLEANED?

We’ve discussed in previous blog posts cleaning tips for certain hospitality products such as Blackout Drapery and Bedding specifically. Check out the blogs entitled “Cleaning Tips for Hospitality Drapery” and “How Should Fabric Stains be Treated in the Hospitality Industry?” for further information. Well Roller Shades aren’t any different. They also need to be cleaned from time to time and so in this blog we will offer some advice and tips for making sure your roller shades are kept looking sharp and fresh.

AC HOTEL | PITTSBURGH, PA

AC HOTEL | PITTSBURGH, PA

AC Hotel Pittsburgh Downtown is one of the newest hotels in the area and it’s designed to reflect a stylish, timeless European design to delight its guests. Surrounding the hotel, are a few different attractions that make it’s location perfect for any Pittsburgh visitor such as, the fine dining mainstay Eleven on Smallman St., Market Square, PPG Paints Arena (home of the Pittsburgh Penguins) and the cultural district.

The 133-room hotel features minimalist yet inviting guestrooms with luxury bedding and floor-to-ceiling windows that allow guests to enjoy the gorgeous views of downtown Pittsburgh. Quiltcraft partnered with Marriott to make and install all window treatments in both public areas as well as guestrooms. Take a look at the stunning pictures of AC Hotel Pittsburgh below!

THE RENAISSANCE | PITTSBURGH, PA

THE RENAISSANCE | PITTSBURGH, PA

Located in the historic Fulton Building overlooking the Allegheny River, in downtown Pittsburgh, sits the beautiful Renaissance Hotel. This luxurious hotel is conveniently close to some of the most exciting downtown entertainment venues such as the Heinz Field, PNC Park, Heinz Hall, and the Cultural District. With 296 rooms, 4 suites and 14 floors, the guestrooms offer an elegant design full of marble vanities, luxurious bedding and stunning views of the downtown Pittsburgh skyline.

CURVED DRAPERY HARDWARE. WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?

CURVED DRAPERY HARDWARE. WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW?

Curved hardware is usually specified for decorative public space, angled or curved windows and from a design perspective, it is frequently used at columns or to separate rooms.  It is also suggested for corner windows when the window mullions are not thick enough to prevent light bleed.

THE EDWIN | CHATTANOOGA, TN

THE EDWIN | CHATTANOOGA, TN

The Edwin is Chattanooga’s first boutique hotel, and part of the Autograph Collection by Marriott. It boasts modern-day trends and Southern hospitality, with amazing interiors and beautiful surroundings that portray nothing but the best of the area’s rich history. The luxury 99-room hotel offers incredible ambiance through all the design details. Quiltcraft, in partnership with BluePointe, manufactured and installed all window treatments and pillows throughout the public areas. Take a look at the artful design in the gallery below!

WHAT ARE COUPLED ROLLER SHADES & WHY WOULD I USE THEM?

WHAT ARE COUPLED ROLLER SHADES & WHY WOULD I USE THEM?

Coupled roller shades, pure and simple, are two or more roller shades that are linked together with what is called an ‘intermediate’ bracket that allows one clutch system to control all of the shades linked together by that type of bracket. Coupled roller shades are a great asset to use in a few different unique situations but there are important factors to consider. Find out what they are here!