Roller Shade Design

ROLLER SHADES IN ARCHITECTURAL DRAPERY POCKETS

ROLLER SHADES IN ARCHITECTURAL DRAPERY POCKETS

In specifying roller shades, especially in architectural pockets, there is an important factor to make note of and that is the diameter of the shade when it is completely rolled up. Why is that important? Read more to find out!

WHEN SHOULD YOU USE WHAT TYPE OF ROLLER SHADE FABRIC?

WHEN SHOULD YOU USE WHAT TYPE OF ROLLER SHADE FABRIC?

With roller shades gaining more and more popularity among designers, property owners and even guests, it is no wonder that drapery manufacturers are seeing an uptick in roller shade specifications. In turn textile manufacturers are increasing the availability and range of roller shade specific fabrics coming to market. This is great news for designers because with the broadened scope of fabrics to choose from comes the ability to further nuance design of a guestroom or a public space. Here are some details on how to choose which kind of fabric for your room!

SHOULD YOU SPECIFY THE ROLLER SHADE CHAIN PULL ON THE LEFT OR THE RIGHT?

SHOULD YOU SPECIFY THE ROLLER SHADE CHAIN PULL ON THE LEFT OR THE RIGHT?

In specifying roller shades an often-overlooked item is what side of the roller shade the chain pull should go on. This information is very important and is not something that can be easily changed in the field. Notice we did say easily, so to clarify some manufacturers roller shades can be switched with some onsite work. Find out what all needs to happen!

ROLLER SHADES: INSIDE MOUNT VS. OUTSIDE MOUNT

ROLLER SHADES: INSIDE MOUNT VS. OUTSIDE MOUNT

As the Hospitality industry continues to transition to include a greater amount of roller shades in both guestroom design and public spaces designers, purchasing agents and hotel owners must also gain and growing understanding of the possibilities and limitations that are normative with roller shades. We receive a multitude of questions in regards to what roller shades will look like when installed, or how they will function and so on.