The Top 10 of 2021: A Year of Design Highlights

It’s always fun to look back over the year and see design highlights! This past year is certainly no exception. Are you curious about the most sought-after features and favorite products? Let’s take a look…

#10 Custom Drapery 

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Custom Drapery with Provenance® Woven Wood Shades

Starting off our top 10, is there anything more gorgeous than custom drapery to add luxury to your home? These beautiful french doors offer a sophisticated look in and of themselves, and now the draperies enhance the design with flowing air.


#9 Rechargeable Battery Wand 

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Pirouette® Shades | PowerView® Battery Charging Port

This incredible feature was actually introduced in the fall of 2020, but now that it’s here, it has become a fast favorite! Allowing you to recharge your smart shades battery pack in a few hours once a year, the cost savings and convenience are a huge part of the wow factor. Of course, we also love providing environmentally conscious choices for our clients.


#8  Our Recent Work

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Exterior Screen Shades

One of our favorite design highlights is the projects we’ve done in your neighborhoods! We love showing off the beautiful projects. The homes in the Houston area are a stunning backdrop for those projects, as well. Looking for inspiration? This section is where you’ll find it!


#7 Motorized Shades 

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Alustra® Woven Textures® Roman Shades with PowerView® Automation

When we talk favorites, smart shades are always high on the list. The convenience and control they offer is unparalleled. Use the smart home technology you already have within your home. Integration is easy. Control your automated shades with remote, app or voice command.


#6 Sliding Glass Door Window Treatments

Modern kitchen with Stormy Gray roller shades.
Skyline® Gliding Window Panels with Designer Roller Shades

Enjoying the outdoors is the reason so many of us live in the Houston area. But, when it comes to styling your sliding glass doors, you can start to feel overwhelmed by the options. Its’ important to enhance the look of your home with simple function. Find your favorites.


#5 Dual Shades 

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Designer Roller Shades with Duolite®

With so much light streaming in from the Texas sunshine, it’s important to gain control. On the other hand, you don’t want to lose all that gorgeous light. Enjoy the best of both worlds with Dual Shades.


#4 Locations 

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Did you know that we have four locations around the Houston area? With beautiful displays and helpful, knowledgable staff, your shopping experience will be fun and exciting. Your neighborhood window treatment showroom is the ideal spot to start planning your next project.


#3 Custom Window Treatments 

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Custom Draperies

With so many beautiful, architectural homes in the Houston area, clients are loving the custom window treatments we create–especially for your home. This home, from one of our Recent Projects in 2021, featured 29 foot ceilings.


#2 Window Covering Solutions 

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There’s so much to love about the Houston area. The landscape views, the sunshine and the time outdoors–just to name a few. Adding window treatments to your home should enhance the beauty, while allowing you to enjoy everything you love without the frustrating glare, harsh UV rays and high interior temps. See which solutions you need.


#1 The Hunter Douglas Experience in Houston 

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Pirouette® Window Shades

We are proud to carry the full collection of Hunter Douglas window treatment products. Their reputation for quality and durability offers our clients beautiful style and amazing atmosphere for years into the future. Curious which products are some of our most popular? Check out:

  • Roller Solar Shades
  • Pirouette Shades
  • Roman Shades


Which of These 10 Design Highlights in Your Favorite?

Do you have a favorite from this Design Highlights Top 10? Are there solutions you need, in order to bring comfort and convenience to your Houston area home? Stop into one of our four locations to get started! Then, schedule us to come right to you for a FREE consultation.