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History of the Roller Shade

Scotch Holland Roller Blinds’ originated in the early 1700s. They were made from Holland linen, which came from the Netherlands. The fabric was first produced in Glasgow, Scotland, by James Louis Robertson and John King, hence the name ‘Scotch Holland.’

We’re More Then A Pretty Face

An all-day conference on Dynamic Facades: Architecture’s New Frontier may not be high on your “bucket list” but for DWF Contract it made perfect sense.  It was a long day – but a fascinating look into the engineering and design that goes into modern building systems.  Yes, window coverings are a system, just like HVAC …

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“InSync Pyramid Shading System” at Gensler and SBLM Architects

Over the past two weeks we have had the pleasure of presentation at two of the biggest Architecture Firms in New York City; Gensler Architects and SBLM Architects. This was the first time our presentation was broadcasted via video conferencing to sister offices around the country. As you can see from the below picture, we …

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Download our NEW Brochure Today!

Decorating with Fabric is pleased to offer its newest and most exciting brochure for download to date. Our brochure features many of our products offered as well as some amazing pictures from past projects. Please follow the link or click the picture to download the brochure now.

Manhattan Projects

We have completed some interesting commercial projects in Manhattan. I have created a map that highlights the names and locations below. Some of the highlights include:

What Comes First, Fabric or Design?

During my course Communicating Successful Drapery Design I speak about the importance of function coming before design. This is mostly true for commercial treatments as compared to residential treatments where sometimes form trumps function.

Our Draperies in Restaurants

Over the many years in business we have done some beautiful drapery treatments in restaurants. Here are a few of my favorites.

The Solar Shade Pyramid System

The Solar Shade Pyramid System is a breakthrough way of designing and specifying successful solar shade projects. The system works through the idea of merging function and form in order to reach successful design. With the advent of technological advances in solar shadings, they have become more than decorations and should be considered part of …

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