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A crucial part of designing any interior space is coordination – Drapery Connection prides itself on its ability to enable clients to have a fuller design experience by offering upholstery products and services.

Do you have a family heirloom or just feel like it’s time to freshen up the furniture in your space? Upholstery is a great way to adjust the look or feel of a room, or restore that keepsake piece you plan on enjoying until you decide to pass it down. It can even be a more economical route to take in lieu of entirely replacing your furniture.

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 outside? Here are three spaces

#1 Eating and Grilling Areas

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, the ease and accessibility of automated shades and draperies has become undeniable. Founded right here in the Midwest, Graber has taken it one step further and made automation even easier.

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 often encounter is how to get the function of a window treatment without sacrificing a view through a window. This is especially a challenge in homes constructed with the view in mind, often high-rises and waterfront properties.

Automation Made Accessible: Lutron Smart Bridge and App

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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.

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 or sliding glass doors.

Sliding panels offer a versatile range of textures and patterns as most roller shade materials are compatible. This also means perfect coordination of nearby windows that utilize roller shades. Plus, cleaning is a breeze with a light vacuum or damp cloth. Gone are the days of vane-by-vane cleaning.

Distinctive Details

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