Cornices vs. Valances

POPULAR HOSPITALITY VALANCE STYLES

POPULAR HOSPITALITY VALANCE STYLES

Valances as we defined in our blog “Is it a Cornice? Is it a Valance? Are those words Interchangeable?”, are made with a wood top board and fabric hanging from the front and sides. Valances are in many ways simpler than cornices as there are not as many options.

Nevertheless, we will run through the most notable options below in an attempt to offer some inspiration and inform you, the designer especially, about the styles available for your next hospitality or healthcare project.

POPULAR HOSPITALITY CORNICE STYLES

POPULAR HOSPITALITY CORNICE STYLES

As we know there are 2 main types of top treatments; cornices & valances. For those of you that think those two words mean the same thing check out “Is it a Cornice? Is it a Valance? Are those words Interchangeable?”. The most simplistic answer to those three questions is “No, those words are not interchangeable. Cornices are constructed of wood on all sides while valances have a wood top board with fabric front and sides.”