Roman Shades

ROMAN SHADE STYLES- THE BASICS

ROMAN SHADE STYLES- THE BASICS

Roman Shades are essentially a drapery fabric that hangs over a window that can be raised and lowered via a lift mechanism much like a roller shade. The elegant folds of fabric seen when the roman is fully opened cap any window extremely well. In this blog post, we’ll talk about all the styles you can get when specifying roman shades.

SHERATON | WOODBURY, MN - IN PICTURES

SHERATON | WOODBURY, MN - IN PICTURES

Convenient for travelers, this hotel is situated at the intersection of interstates 94 and 494, close to all major highways and not far from downtown St. Paul and Minneapolis. The Sheraton St. Paul-Woodbury has newly renovated rooms and suites that offer a classic, yet modern design. Windows covered by Quiltcraft-made roman shades and roller shades, Schulte Hospitality Group and their team did an incredible job in the renovation. Take a look at some pictures below.

23 RESOURCES IN OUR 32nd YEAR

23 RESOURCES IN OUR 32nd YEAR

Our 32nd year of business was especially busy. We put in a concerted effort to emerge as an educator in the industry. We by no means think we know it all, but with so many years of combined experience both in our corporate office and on our production lines we definitely have knowledge to share. 

CHILD SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS IN HOSPITALITY

CHILD SAFETY SPECIFICATIONS IN HOSPITALITY

Child Safety Specifications are incredibly important. We all want to ensure that our hotels and properties are safe for all of our guests. It is truly a matter that with or without the specifications we should be coming to the same conclusion. The safest environment for our guests is the best environment and we will want to accomplish that each and every time.

TOP 5 MISTAKES IN SPECIFYING ROMAN SHADES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

TOP 5 MISTAKES IN SPECIFYING ROMAN SHADES AND HOW TO AVOID THEM

We recently covered the basics of Roman Shades in a blog and also released a resource card for easy access to some of the most pertinent information. That being said the most difficult problem with Roman Shades is that they are still complicated and we often see mistakes in spec writing that lead to Roman Shades being manufactured and installed in a way that does not suit the reality of a space or the design intentions of a designer.

HOW DOES A ROMAN SHADE WORK?

HOW DOES A ROMAN SHADE WORK?

Roman Shades are a classic treatment that can add elegance to any guestroom. That being said Romans are both complex treatments to make and to specify. Our sales and production teams receive questions about the construction and elements of Roman Shades possibly more than any other treatment type. Therefore we are taking a concerted step towards offering some insight into the construction of Roman Shades and some important design elements to consider.