Exterior Design!

As the summer comes to a close, there is no doubt we will all be relishing the little time we have left outside before the cold starts setting in. Have you considered exterior draperies and shades for your special space Continue reading

Graber Virtual Cords: Automation Simplified

Much like any newer technology, since the start of the millennium automation of window treatments has caught like wildfire and continues to become more and more standard. Just as opening your garage door or car window manually would seem archaic, Continue reading

Window Tinting

Custom window treatments, from draperies to shades and blinds, perform a plethora of useful features that make them so necessary: UV protection from the sun, reduction in glare and heat transfer via windows, and privacy. A conundrum designers and homeowners Continue reading

Automation Made Accessible: Lutron Smart Bridge and App

Leader in automated shade technology and best known for the invention of the light dimmer, Lutron Electronics announced this month the launch of their new “Smart Bridge Pro” technology. This innovation takes away the complication sometimes involved in automating shades Continue reading

Updated Verticals: Sliding Panels!

Wide windows and patio doors don’t have to be the least stylish element in your room! No doubt that the look of vertical blinds isn’t for everyone.  A wonderful alternative is a sliding panel treatment, perfect for large picture windows Continue reading

Distinctive Details


This room’s beauty is in its details.  Drapery Connection designer, Mimi Harling added her own unique twist to these draperies by hanging them on small medallions instead of the expected decorative drapery rod.  In addition, a contrasting band at the Continue reading

Trending now… Greek Key Motif

Greek Key Banding

The meander (also known as the Greek Key or Greek Fret) motif gained its name from the river Meander, a river of many twists and turns.  The Meander river served as a backdrop for some of the action in Homer’s Continue reading

Great Swordsmanship


Drapery Connection designer, Mimi Harling’s creativity was called into action with this project’s design objective: incorporate swords from the same period as this home’s construction date into a window treatment befitting a gentleman’s study.  Mimi rose to the task with Continue reading

Just add… Draperies!


Shutters answer many window treatment design questions as an always-classic option.  Drapery Connection designer, Mimi Harling’s decision to add decorative drapery panels to this master bedroom’s windows softens the room’s aethestic. If you’re pondering a change to your home’s windows, Continue reading


Susette - Media Room 4

Long associated with traditional décor, custom draperies are an essential component in designing rooms around modern technology.  Choose your custom window treatments with the same care as you selected your audio/video equipment and lighting controls.  Draperies add several essential elements Continue reading