Zippers by the Roll R.H. Rowley Co., Gastonia, NC, offers zippers by the roll. Three different types of zippers are available: nylon, aluminum and brass. Each is available in white and tan in size 4.5. A free catalog on this and other workroom supplies is available.
Verticals with Look, Feel of Fabric U.S. Polymers, Inc., Commerce, CA, introduces Sedona, with the look and feel of fabric, as just one of more than 12 elegantly designed vertical louvers in six contemporary colors. The Exel Textures[TM] and Exel Elegance[TM] vertical louvers offer the best of any decorative texture available complemented by Exel Ensemble[TM] matching two-inch horizontal slat material.
Control Sunlight in Arched Windows Premiere Wood Blind Mfg., Inc., Atlanta, GA, features the two-inch Perfect-Fit Arch as the ideal complement to its two-inch horizontal woods blinds. The Perfect-Fit Arch permits light into a room, but deflects direct sunlight to accent the beauty of today's arched windows while eliminating the negative effects of overexposure to sunlight. Available in all of Premiere's 11 featured wood slat colors including genuine oak and cherry.
Scenic Watercolor Collection Seabrook Wallcoverings, Memphis, TN, introduces Shore to Shore, a border-driven collection inspired by watercolorist Paul Brent that combines the softly blended tones of watercolors with some of today's most inviting themes. The sidewall coordinates include a relaxing, wave-like pattern; clouds; Southern-inspired magnolia leaves; grapes and vines; and functional plaids in various vinyl protected and scrubbable colorways.
Soft Fabric, Privacy Combine Offering soft fabric sheers with light control and privacy options, Luminette[TM] Privacy Sheers[TM] from Hunter Douglas Window Fashions, Broomfield, CO, feature a face fabric that beautifully filters light. Neutral white fabric vanes are bonded to the rear of the face fabric and rotate for varying degrees of light control and total privacy when closed. Available in center or side draw options to stack neatly.
Arch Window Alternative The Blind Maker, Austin, TX, offers the new HIGHLIGHT[TM] arched window covering as an alternative to costly shutter arch coverings. Available in two fully operational perfect arch styles and a new eyebrow arch style (non-operational). Available in Graber® wood painted colors to complement Graber mini-blinds, WoodPerfect[TM] wood blinds and pleated shades.
Aluminum Blind Cut-down Machine The aluminum blind cut-down machine from Richview Window Coverings, City of Industry, CA, cuts head- and bottomrails and cuts and rounds slats in less than a second. An accompanying aluminum stock program features 80 sizes in two colors. The cut-down machine also is available for lease in program.
Steel Wall Display System Make good use of available wall space for sample book display on CalTRACKs[TM] and CALHOOKs[TM] from Emerling & Co./CALHOOK[TM], Sunnyvale, CA. This all-steel system is designed for fast mounting and superior strength. White-finish CalTRACKs can be painted to match surroundings; they mount vertically or horizontally.
Room-darkening Shade Backing The Pellon® Wonder-Shade® from Delaware Dry Goods Co., Newark, DE, is a unique, no-sew premium shade-backing material that is easy to use. Available by the roll or kit, it can be cut lengthwise or crosswise to make finished shades that are room-darkening. On the outside, the shades will be white, with no fabric showing through. On the inside, the material maintains the decorative fabric's true colors.
Wood Rods and Accessories Wood traverse rods from Hamilton Design Inc., South Orleans, MA, are available with hard, clear wood pulley or baton drawn options. Finials, brackets and track come all assembled for 1 3/8- or two-inch rods. Custom lengths are available, and sections can be spliced up to 24 feet.
Synthetics Add Durability Polywood blinds from Polywood Blind Co., Phoenix, AZ, are made of a unique engineered wood substitute with all the advantages of synthetics. You won't believe they're not wood. GE-tested, waterproof and with durable finishes in various colors, the blinds are available in two-inch size only.
Adjustable Vertical Vane Weights Adjustable vane weights from Satellite Metal, Saint Laurent, Quebec, Canada, require no sewing. They are ideal for on-site installations to eliminate miscalculations or building faults. Additional applications include ready-made and retro-fitting blinds.
Mix and Match Drapery Hardware All parts of the Designline drapery rod program from Cassidy West, Inc., San Diego, CA, are interchangeable. Mix and match finials, colors, brackets and rings to create your own unique window. Just choose the right size rod, two finials and two brackets -- add tiebacks for a complete look. Parts come with mounting hardware and are installed with a screwdriver.
Wood Blind Fabrication Texas Wood Co., Dallas, TX, introduces the most efficient way to manufacture wood blinds. Its two-inch wood slats and headrail systems are available in all of the most popular colors in hand-selected grade-A, kiln-dried hardwoods. No inventory costs. No scrape rates. Next day shipments available.
Portable Dry Cleaning Machine On-Site Drapery Cleaning, Hayden Lake, ID, introduces its patented and portable dry cleaning machine that safely cleans fabric verticals and all drapery fabrics without removing them from the window. A guarantee against shrinkage or damage is offered.
Versatile Large-scale Wood Pole Whether painted, stained, faux finished, pickled or covered with fabric, versatility marks the Graber® oak Pinnacle® rod available from Suncoast Window Treatment, Inc., Tampa, FL. This large-scale wood pole, offered in 12-foot lengths, provides a creative decorating tool from which to fashion a variety of custom-designed top treatments.
Hardware Offers Design Options The Art Decor collection by Gould-Mersereau Co., Inc., Long Island City, NY, is a new line of holdbacks and swagholders combining Lucite with brightly finished brassed metal to reflect highlights of draped fabric and cord tassels. Each item in the line offers unique design options.
Colorful, Light-filtering Shades Solar Shading Systems[TM], Newport Beach, CA, presents a new collection of pleated, Roman and soft-fold shades featuring energy-efficient, light-filtering sun screen shadecloths. Shades are offered in 125 color and pattern options in densities from one percent to 15 percent openness. Pleated shades are available in two- and four-inch pleat spacings. Roman and soft-fold shades feature the Shade Spline[TM], a patent pending fabrication system with single shade widths to 168 inches.
Fire-safe Vinyl Shutters Bombay Shutters, Inc., Winter Garden, FL, provides an alternative to wood shutters. The Vinylbilt shutter system features durable and maintenance-free Polyresin3®, which is waterproof, environmentally friendly and provides self-extinguishing fire safety characteristics. The simple-to-install shutters come in permanent finishes and with a patented tilt bar locking mechanism.
Fabric, Hardware Collection Luxurious fabrics from Lord Jay, Inc., Miami, FL, are ideal for drapery and upholstery. Also available are rods, brackets and finals in brass and enamel, and resin tiebacks in an array of colors.
Hand-painted Hardware An extensive collection of fine decorative window hardware from Griffin Gate, Cincinnati, OH, include finials, tiebacks and rods in wood and iron. Available in a range of beautiful hand-painted finishes.
Lightweight Foam Cornices Decorator Workshop, Buffalo, NY, introduces classic, sculpted architectural cornices in foam. These treatments work well over Roman and pleated shades, vertical and mini-blinds and draperies. Styles include Prairie, Art Deco, Native American and Aztec.
Spring Collection Premieres R & M Coco Designs, Cape Girardeau, MO, introduces its premier spring line composed of three books: Arts & Ornaments (shown), Seacoast and LaSalle. Additionally, the new R & M collection includes nine books of prints, printed jacquards, jacquards, brocades, 118- and 48-inch casements, 118-inch sheers and plaids and solids.
Elegant, Silky String Verticals
Window Modes Ltd., New York, NY, has designed a collection of hand-woven string verticals for a rich shimmering effect in any room setting. Made of silky, glistening yarns these verticals are a true combination of beauty and elegance. Available in copper, silver or gold lurex; primitive natural or beige string; and white or beige frill string with custom colors also available.