Hot Trends in Window Coverings

April 1, 2014 Updated: April 1, 2014

This year’s hottest trends in window coverings are all about improving your space—adding interest to your home with colour and pattern, improving your sleeping habits, decreasing your impact on the environment, and more! Keep your eye out for window covering options that offer stylish design paired with features and benefits that will improve your quality of life. 

Here are five hot trends that you’ll see in window coverings this spring. 

Colour of the Year

Pantone’s colour of the year for 2014 is “Radiant Orchid.”This enchanting colour is said to inspire confidence and emanate joy, love, and health. Updating your window coverings is a quick and easy way to bring this trendy colour into your home.

A Pop of Pattern

Damask is making a comeback! This classic two-toned pattern is perfect for a variety of decorating styles, since it can be easily combined with other patterns in a room without being too busy.

Sheer Magic

From glassware to dress-wear, transparent surfaces and fabrics are popular in both fashion and home design. Sheer fabrics are a great choice for window coverings because they provide beautiful radiant light and privacy.

Sleep Better

A good night’s sleep is an important ingredient for a healthy lifestyle. When choosing window coverings for a bedroom, look at the opacity rating found on the sample swatch—the higher, the better.

Eco Design

Eco-friendly products are a growing trend. So it’s no surprise that Hunter Douglas has developed and patented a shade that includes the construction of a honeycomb-within-a-honeycomb offering superior energy efficiency.

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