This soft-fold shade is combined with short ring-panel draperies and the new Design Trends wrought iron pole from Kirsch, Sturgis, MI. This pole features a center bracket and finials created for fabric window treatments that use exposed hardware as an integral part of interior design. Choose a treatment style from a wide selection, select fabrics and choose from the hardware options.
Roller Carriers Glide Easier
SM Automatic, Culver City, CA, offers roller carriers for Kirsch Architrac® systems, which help Ripplefold®, Accordia-Fold® and Archifold® glide easier. The carriers can be purchased separately. Motorization for direct-drive Architrac also available.
Three Tasks in One
The Junior Inspection/ Measuring and Cutting Machine from Creative Engineering & Mfg. Corp., Crestwood, KY, is available in 60- and 72-inch wide options. The machines feature green, black, blue and beige coloration and a front bar stacker. They measure and rewind automatically at the flip of a switch and cut square on the thread or pattern.
Traverse Wood Poles
Wood traverse rods from Hamilton Design Inc., South Orleans, MA, offer 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 also available. Sections can be spliced together for up to 24 feet of coverage.
Motor Control Interfaces with Ease
The MCU-90 motor control unit from Elero USA, Inc., Dallas, TX, provides an interface for operating groups of motors and for multiple switching arrangements including home automation systems. Low voltage wiring minimizes installation costs.
High-tech Meets High Style
Classico Window Coverings, Fairfield, NJ, introduces Luminette[TM] Privacy Sheers[TM] available from Hunter Douglas Window Fashions, which offer a soft sheer with fabric vanes for light control and privacy. Softly contoured fabric folds extend from the fully integrated five-inch header to the crisp bottom finish. The tailored header, shown, conceals the proprietary SofTrak[TM] operating system designed for reliability and ease.
Tracks and Rods Offered in Bulk
The blind tracks and tilt rods from Eastern Metal Supply, Inc., Charlotte, NC, are offered in bulk packages. A stock length program is available for fabricators. Products are packaged for convenient delivery from warehouses in North Carolina and Florida.
Custom Sizes,Infinite Colors
Chromagraphic Processing Co., Williamsport, PA, uses technologically advanced equipment to supply its clients with custom sizes and colors. INTERMIX, a computerized coloring system, assists in matching or creating infinite colors and stores custom color formulas for future use. A full line of mini-, micro- and vertical slat material also is stocked in standard colors.
Garden Theme Wall Covering
Brewster Wallcovering Co., Randolph, MA, offers Cherokee Rose III by Birge, the third edition of best-selling classic wall coverings, borders and fabrics featuring florals, stripes, swags, moires and speckled paint effects in a palette of rich colors. The romance of this garden theme is appropriate for any room in the house. The collection includes 82 sidewalls, 31 borders and 19 fabrics.
Weights for Any Bottomrail
Stock or custom bottomrail weights from Buckeye Metals Industries, Cleveland, OH, are ideal for pleated and cellular shades. Manufactured of cost-effective zinc-plated steel, the weights fit any bottomrail and are available with double-sided tape.
New Soft Finish for Blinds
SoftSuede[TM] is a unique finish for aluminum blinds from Hunter Douglas Window Fashions, Orlando, FL. SoftSuede marries the durability and resiliency of aluminum with the elegant, luxurious look and feel of suede. This matte-textured finish creates the right effect for consumers seeking a warmer look at the window. Available in 20 plush colors in three slat sizes -- 1/2-, one- and two-inch.
How-to Trimming Decorating Book
How to Use Decorative Trimmings in Home Decorating, Vol. II from Conso Products Co., Union, SC, shows the versatility of decorative trimmings and accessories and includes both creative and traditional applications. This book illustrates a variety of decorative trimmings and top home furnishing fabrics with instruction provided on how trimmings are applied to fabrics.
Display Samples in Small Space
Double- or triple-tier Max-Space[TM] circular displays from Emerling & Co./CALHOOK[TM], Sunnyvale, CA, hold large numbers of samples in a very small space. The display also is available as an economy single-tier, that's easily expanded to the larger capacity. Thirty-six-inch diameter rings adjust in height to display all sizes of sample books, hanging samples or binders at good viewing angles. Model #CFR36 is UPS quick-shippable.
Maximum Heat Control Shade
Solar Block shade material from Solar-Screen, Corona, NY, is designed for severe solar problems where visibility is not required. Aluminum foil is bonded to Stop Light shade material to produce a highly reflective fabric that's ideal for maximum heat control on applications such as skylights.
Bendable, Slimline Track System
The KS System from Forest Group USA, Inc., Acworth, GA, features a slimline aluminum powder-coated track system for commercial and residential use. The track is easy to bend for wall and ceiling mounting making a complete, versatile system suitable for almost all existing pleat systems.
Top Quality Pillow Forms
Popinjay® pillow inserts from Soft-Tex Mfg., Cohoes, NY, are top quality, down- and feather-filled forms. Popinjay's standard polyester fill pillow forms also are available. Soft-Tex Mfg.'s new Stuffy pillow forms, pillow inserts, bed pillows, down comforters and bulk fibers also are offered.
Silverado Service Co., Calistoga, CA, offers a host of decorative accessories. Wood tassels, cord locks and pulleys are featured.
One Style Reduces Inventory
Royal Capital Stamping & Tooling Ltd., Ontario, Quebec, Canada, announces the Multi System. It offers the versatility of a wall or ceiling mount while reducing your inventory of brackets and snap-on clips. All you need is one bracket style and the clips that twist on. Also available as extension brackets. The solution for inventory cost reduction.
Wood Pole Design with a Twist
The Gould-Mersereau Co., Inc., Long Island City, NY, presents the Sierra Wood Drapeware rope twist pole in 2 1/4-inch diameter in paint-grade finish -- available painted white and unfinished. All 2 1/4-inch components (brackets, rings and finials) presently offered will fit new rope twist design.
Latest PVC Designs, Patterns
The Designer PVC Collection from Panoramic Shades, Concord, Ontario, Canada, presents the latest in PVC designs and patterns to help create dramatic windows. Suitable with layered fabrics, toppers or all alone.