The Designer’s Coach

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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Shading for the Gladiator

The concept of Engineered Shading Solutions goes back thousands of years. The Greeks and Romans provided shading in their Porticos and Colonnades. The Pantheon in Rome was built in 126 C.E. and shaded the Romans from the harsh Italian sun.

New Maxwell Fabrics for Spring 2013

This spring we are making an extrance – a big, bold and bright one. Maxwell Fabrics is bring you a color explosion. Expect new found energy and vibrant saturated color palettes. Decorating with Fabric has everything you could need for 2013!

“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.

The Designer’s Coach Book 2nd Edition

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Sun Powered Shades Are Here!

It’s been a long time coming, but your wait is finally over. Decorating with Fabric Contract is excited to offer a complete window covering control system for your residential or commercial project, powered simply by the new Solar Powered Nickel Metal Hydride battery which is 100% rechargable from the rays of the sun. Welcome to the new InSync SolarPac …

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1969 The Year of The Draperies

1969 was a great year for me. As an eleven year old boy I had a lot to be happy about. That year in New York we had The Knicks, Mets and Jets all winning championships. I spent my time imagining I was Walt Frazier, Tom Seaver and Joe Namath in their days of glory.

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.

Light Shelves

While light shelves help redistribute the sun’s direct visible energy deep into a building, they also reduce the amount of radiant energy at the building’s perimeter (which, in turn, reduces the building’s cooling load and associated energy consumption). The integration of light shelves to create high-performance building design requires a team approach since, not only are the …

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