We love the simplicity and versatility of Venetian blinds, with such a classic design they transcend traditional period properties to contemporary living spaces. These brilliant window blinds also have a whole host of practical benefits for homes.
To celebrate the launch of our new Venetian blinds collection, revamped with hundreds of eye-catching colours, new on-trend textures and a raft of special features and finishes, we’ve compiled the reasons why we think Venetian blinds should be top of your home update list this summer.
- Venetian Blinds Offer Unrivalled Privacy and Light Control
The onset of spring prompts homeowners to fling open their windows and doors to allow the fresh air in, as well as make the most of increased hours of sunlight.… view more.
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We’ve put together a selection of our top trends for Spring 2018 to help you bring a fresh vibe into your home this Spring!… view more.
Blinds are the most popular type of window covering for bathrooms, chosen for their clean elegant look, resistance to moisture and because they’re easy to wipe clean.
If you’re completely renovating your bathroom and you’re unsure about which window treatments will suit this steamy room, or you’re simply looking for an easy bathroom update, follow our advice on choosing the best blinds for blissful bathrooms.
- Pleated Blinds
Pleated blinds are a fantastic choice for bathrooms.
Most pleated blind fabrics are suitable for moist conditions and can be sponge cleaned.
When closed pleated blinds give total privacy whereas semi-sheer pleated blind fabrics can create a gorgeous soft light effect within a bathroom for a spa like atmosphere.… view more.
Lorna McAleer from Style Studio says, “Traditionally used on real wood flooring, Herringbone is set to be a huge look for 2018, but updated with bright berry or teal colourways or, at the other end of the scale, monochrome. And herringbone is no longer confined to the floor – utilise chevron designs on walls and window coverings for a soft, more current take on this traditional pattern.”… view more.
We have all experienced the struggle of trying to open a window where the blind gets in the way, especially with windows that open inwards. We at Style Studio feel your pain, and we have a solution to make your life that little bit easier…INTU Blinds!
INTU Blinds clip into the window frame, securing the blinds to the window whether you’re opening or closing the window. No holes, No screws, Just Style!
Simple brackets fit into the window bead, tensioning the blind which means, there are no hanging cords or loops, making it one of the safest blinds available! Lift or lower the blind to your desired level.… view more.
New year, new interior trends! And it looks like 2018 is going to be the year of the chevron. We also predict that ‘cultured looks’ inspired by the past and ‘jungle fever’ will be popular – but not together! Read on for our predictions about the hottest looks for homes in 2018, along with styling advice on how to ‘get the look’ from our resident interiors expert, Lorna McAleer.
TREND #1. Neon Jungle
Make your tropical scheme even wilder in 2018.
“Invigorating tropical spaces are definitely here to stay,” says Lorna. “We’re going to enjoy this injection of fun and vivid nature-inspired energy, reimagined with psychedelic influences.… view more.
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Ensure there’s never a dull moment in 2018 with the latest trend for intense, manmade colours. Futuristic shades of Ultra Violet, Magenta, Electric Blue and Tech Orange will be a shining light for bright sparks everywhere this year.
Our interiors expert Lorna McAleer explains more about the trend, along with tips on how to introduce this colourful trend into homes with window blinds and curtains.
“We’ve become so used to seeing natural and neutral shades in recent years that, explained Lorna, “that when the trend forecasters at Pantone announced a hi-tech shade of purple as the colour of the year, it was a shocking and exciting moment!… view more.
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