Box pleat heading on a metal rod

After the modern s-fold, the box pleat is a popular choice for curtains in contemporary homes. It’s a tailored pleat, sewn flat to minimise bulk, and looks less ‘frilly’ than some of the other pleat options. It’s an updated look that is tailored and timeless The inverted box pleat basically forms an inverted pleat at…

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Patterned s-fold curtain heading

S-fold curtains (also known as ripple fold, s-wave and wave fold) are relatively new to the market. They are also our most popular curtain heading option. Their simplistic yet sculptural style makes them perfect in contemporary homes. For an s-fold to successfully hold its shape, they should be made from soft-draping fabrics rather than thick…

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Soft, glamorous & luxurious… velvet is one of those fabrics that represents everything lush. It goes in and out of fashion, but is currently experiencing a huge revival in home décor. Traditionally, it was made from pure silk, however modern synthetics are able to create spectacularly soft velvets that are far more user-friendly and cost-effective.…

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S-fold sheer curtains

Grey is the trendy colour in window treatments at the moment, with many moving away from all-white décor to a softer palette of grey. Grey is definitely the new neutral. More and more of our clients are requesting shades of grey for their curtains, and there are certainly plenty of options available in fabrics &…

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From our trip to R&T Stuttgart, we can tell you with absolute certainty: yes… Venetian blinds are absolutely making a comeback! Due to the increase in popularity of shutters, Venetian blind sales have dwindled in recent years. But they’re about to become big news! SO WHY THE RESURGENCE? Shutters are still a hugely popular lifestyle product…

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R+T Stuttgart 2018 was an expo to a scale we’ve never seen before! Ten halls packed with technologies for blinds, curtains, shutters, awnings, doors, roller shutters and more! We spent hours and hours looking at new products, styles and innovations, and wanted to share a few things we noticed. BLIND INNOVATIONS Of all the products…

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Triple Pinch Pleat Linen Curtains

The popularity of linen has grown at a manic pace over the past few years, with more and more client asking us for linen curtains and blinds for their home. Most of the time, these clients have been watching The Block and other home renovation shows, though often they are being advised by their Interior…

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We adore all things colour; so it goes without saying that we always get a little over-excited when Pantone announces their colour of the year. For 2018, it’s Ultra Violet. We asked on social media how people feel when they see the colour. The responses included: Relaxed On-trend Craving chocolate (Yes… like the Cadbury wrappers)…

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Plantation Shutters

Plantation shutters are an incredibly popular yet costly window treatment. There’s lots of variations in the marketplace; some good, & some bad. Some companies have decided to ‘cash in’ on the popularity of shutters by undercutting their competitors, offering an inferior product at a lower cost. We’ve shared our tips to help remove the confusion.…

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Social media has made some window coverings trends skyrocket. As a result, we’ve received a lot of enquiries about eyelet curtains. They sure do look great in those images on Pinterest, but do they work well on Australian windows? Eyelet curtains are the most common style of ready-made curtain. They can be easily purchased from…

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