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Upgrade with Customizations for your Roman Shades

Roman shades are a beautiful window treatment option, but to make the ones in your home stand out consider the different options available for customizations to make your treatments not only one of a kind but also functionally optimal for your household. Customizations for modern Roman shades include upgrades to the efficiency and style of operating systems, a greater range in fabric choices including designer lines, and the addition of light-filtering liners that improve the shade’s room-darkening abilities. Hunter Douglas makes several styles of Roman shades including:

  • Vignette® Modern Roman Shades
  • Solera® Soft Roman Shades
  • Design Studio™ Roman Shades

Each style has unique features and options for customization due to their varied designs, so choosing which shades you want depends on which features, and which customizations prove to be the most desirable for your household.

Vignette® Modern Roman Shades Newton, Massachusetts (MA) popular customizations to upgrade your Roman shades.

Top Customizations for Roman Shades

1. Motorization

The top customization for Roman shades is something you can’t even see, motorization. Motorized shades are precise in their movements and extremely easy to use, so they are great on all types of windows around the house including hard-to-reach windows. PowerView® Automation from Hunter Douglas is available on Vignette® Modern Roman Shades, and the motorized system has several options for user-friendly interfaces including a handheld remote, wall unit, online app, and integration into smart-home systems. Upgrading from a manual Roman shade to a motorized one with automated options for control is an upgrade to functionality that makes life easier daily.

2. Fabric Choice

Roman shades are fabric-forward treatments, and so one of the most visible upgrades available for new shades is in the fabric choice. The Design Studio® collection of high-end fabrics from Hunter Douglas includes not only hundreds of different colors, textiles, and prints to choose from, but also several lines of designer fabric such as the Rebecca Atwood fabric collection. The renowned author and textile designer have curated a print collection for Hunter Douglas that showcases what Atwood is best known for, her striking use of pattern and color. Learn more about using color and pattern in interior décor from Atwood’s two books (Living with Color and Living with Pattern), then bring those lessons home with Roman shades customized with Atwood designer fabrics from Hunter Douglas.

3. Backings and Liners

Roman shades can be customized with light-filtering or light-blocking liners that change the functional versatility of shades as well as the way the color and print of the fabric reads. Unlined Roman shades in rich primary hues or detailed prints become increasingly vivacious in sunlight, or by adding a liner those same shades can then become more adept at blocking light.  Vignette® Modern Roman Shades can also be upgraded to Vignette® Duolite® Roman Shades that incorporate two treatments, one light-filtering, and one room-darkening, into a single-window shade so that the overall treatment can control light on several different levels. Duolite® Roman shades are great especially in rooms that serve multiple purposes throughout the day, like the bedroom, because they can be flexible and responsive to different residential needs and lighting situations.

Let the window treatment experts at Barrows Custom Window Treatments help you find the best style of Roman shade for your home and customize it to suit your tastes and lifestyle needs. With designer fabrics, state-of-the-art automation, and light-controlling treatments; the Hunter Douglas collection of Roman shades are window treatments that can work in so many ways in your home. Barrows Custom Window Treatments serves the greater Boston area, Cambridge, Wellesley, Weston, Brookline, and Westwood, MA. Request a consultation or stop by their location near Newton, Massachusetts, today.