Curtains for Sliding Doors

The bifold door phenomenon is now embedded in every sophisticated architect’s brief when it comes to designing uber chic, contemporary kitchen and living room spaces, and in recent blogs on bifold doors we’ve discussed the various benefits of these innovative systems. However talk to any bifold door manufacturer, and they will tell you that, with this ...

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Blind cord safety

The tragic news broke a couple of weeks back that another toddler has died after becoming entangled in a blind cord – and the fact that it happened to the child of a Norwegian shipping and oil tycoon seems to make the story resonate even stronger. This sort of accident strikes indiscriminately – regardless of wealth or ...

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Sheer curtains – the perfect made to measure solution!

Posted by on Oct 30, 2012 in Curtains | No Comments

When I mention made to measure sheer curtains in client consultations I often get the feeling that I have somehow, Dynamo style, mystically transplanted the thought of some horrible 1970’s Brighton B&B into their mind, complete with frilly net curtains crudely strung between those horrible net wires in the downstairs windows. If the alarm bells ...

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Decorex 2012 – Review

Posted by on Oct 2, 2012 in Interior Design | No Comments

It’s 2012 and Decorex is back with its 35th anniversary, making it the longest standing design and interior show during the London Design Festival. Moghul Director Sallyanne Jones and I arrived with the doors opening on Monday morning – with over 250 exhibitors showing, there aren’t enough hours in the day to do the show ...

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Dormer Window Curtains

Now we’ve written about dormer window challenges in previous blogs and so last Thursday’s installation in a charming village just south of Bath was interesting because in one house – in two adjoining rooms in fact – we tackled two quite different way of dressing these notoriously tricky spaces. In this blog we investigate how dormer window ...

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Adding a roller blind to increase bedroom blackout

Posted by on Aug 21, 2012 in Roller Blinds, Roman Blinds | No Comments

Roman blinds are a wonderfully versatile product with huge benefits – aesthetic and practical. However we always advise our customers that when located outside the window recess/reveal, they should not be your first choice if you’re looking for complete bedroom blackout. This is because roman blinds hang proud of the wall when lowered, enabling light ...

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Fixing a roman blind problem in Bath

Posted by on Jul 16, 2012 in Case Studies, Roman Blinds | No Comments

It’s never nice having to critique other peoples’ work, but we were faced with no alternative last week, when we were called to a house in Bath’s stunning Great Pulteney Street, to offer some advice on some bedroom roman blinds. The blind pictured above was one of two blinds fitted in the master bedroom of a basement (garden) ...

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Curtains with box pleat pelmets

Posted by on Apr 29, 2012 in Case Studies, Curtains | No Comments

An expectant friend recently got in touch with us for some help with the window treatments for her master bedroom – which she and her husband had spent the previous few months lovingly refurbishing in preparation for their new arrival. The immediate priority was to address the issue of the sun beaming through their south ...

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