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The Top 4 Reasons We Love Blinds

When most people think of blinds, visions of tacky, white metal vertical blinds usually come to mind.  Probably accompanied by an old couch and a huge tv – perhaps even a some wood panelling.  In other words, dated. Well we are happy to announce: BLINDS ARE BACK AND BETTER THAN EVER! Gone are the days of cheap plastic or metal …

Maintaining Privacy Bathroom Windows

Maintaining Privacy with Bathroom Windows

Maintaining privacy in the bathroom is of critical importance but not at the sacrifice of light control. There’s nothing quite like waking up to a bright sunny morning – and nothing to spoil it like having to have a shower in the dark. Natural light has tons of health benefits, and having it streaming into the room while bathing, pampering, …

Blackout Windows

Blackout Windows to Sleep Tight

It is no secret that the key to sleep success is having a very dark, blackout bedroom. This is because when light is no longer present, our bodies start to produce the hormones necessary to induce the most restful kinds of sleep. Sleep goes on to affect every aspect of our daily lives from our moods to our metabolism! It …

Summer Home Decor Tips

Custom Blinds By Design Summer Home Decor Tips

Summer is a time when freshness invites itself back into our lives and we feel invigorated and ready to conquer the great outdoors. It’s the time of water balloon fights and barbeques, of catching up with family and friends, of countless do-it-yourself projects around the house. Few people think to bring some of that freshness into their home decor in …

Controlling Light in Home

Harnessing the Power of an Underrated Resource: Consciously Controlling the Light in Your Home

Most of us recognize the power of lighting, at least semi-consciously. Having to get out of bed in complete darkness can take a toll on our moods and energy levels, and trying to read in a shadowy room can make anyone frustrated. It can be easy, though, in the busyness of our everyday lives, to forget about the impact that …