20 years window design experience

“Window treatments should finish the overall look and not be the dominating element in the room”.

Professional: Registered Illinois State Interior Designer, Loyola University Graduate, William Rainey Harper College

Studies & Certifications: NCIDQ Certified, Space planning, color, furniture, custom rugs, window treatments, motorization.

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Experienced, Analytical

& Impassioned 

As a registered and licensed interior designer Kathy’s mission is to create the right window treatment for her client’s room and lifestyle. Whether your preferred style is highly contemporary or traditional, her 20 years experience is on giving you a unique design solution for your windows.

Kathy loves classic, timeless window treatments that compliment the entire room. ” Window treatments should finish the overall look and not be the dominating element in the room”, says Kathy. As a colorist, she incorporates her client’s taste and color preferences to bring harmony and surprise to any room. Her goal is to create a space and window treatment that you and your family can’t wait to enjoy every day.

Every decorating project is shaped by the needs and desires of the client. Kathy’s talent is to analyze, visualize and provide solutions that will result in a window treatment that is both innovative and creative.


“I worked with Kathy Salerno at Drapery Connection on this custom shade for my kitchen window. Very pleased with what she helped me select. Installation was smooth. Overall great experience!”

“Our designer Kathy was knowledgeable, creative, and professional. I had confidence in her and would work with her again.”

“Kathy Salerno,  the designer, did a fantastic job and helped me pick out the perfect drapes and style. The installer Mike also did a great job. Customer service was wonderful with scheduling and follow up. I would definitely use them again and would highly recommend them!”

“I used Drapery Connection to do a Lake View home a while ago and the Wendy and Suzette dynamic duo were just top notch to work with! They did a wonderful job of advising on both the technical and design aspects of the job. I would highly recommend Drapery Connection for their professionalism, excellence and perfect attention to detail.”

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