Monday, November 2, 2009

Finials and Drapery Hardware





Windows are the architectural space that bring light into an interior space. Blinds or drapes filter the light, coordinating with the decor of each room. Drapery Hardware detail the window treatments. The range of textures and finishes, finials can be made of metal, glass or wood. Rods and finials are sold separately or in kits, with rings and brackets. Do your windows have treatments with an extra touch?





The variety of rods used with drapery panels are contingent to the weight of the fabric. Wood rods are very traditional, but can be painted to be a more contemporary accent. The weight of the drapery panels is important in gauging the strength of metals rods. Metal affords a lightness that is good for hanging sheer fabric, and heavy metal, such as galvanized conduit support lining fabric such as chenille cottons.



 


Metal Finials
Some designers combine the textures of wood and metal. With the greater attention given to the detail of the drapery fabric, finials are used at the pinnacle of the window treatment. Often, the drapery hardware is unseen. This is the complement that finials have to windows and their coverings. With the addition of swags and tiebacks, the function of drapes are augmented to draw back the fabric curtain.

Can you dress up your window treatments with drapery hardware? Yes. Crown your custom window treatments with unique drapery hardware.



Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Tips for Home Decor Style


Are you thinking of changing or upgrading your decor? Undecided about purchasing a piece of furniture, installing custom window treatments or painting a room? Than, this is a great video from Frank Fontana and LXTV, please watch. Extend your current ensemble of furniture by introducing minor home accessory elements to spice up or down your unique interior design. Enjoy the three examples presented for incorporating different styles into a Living Room setting. Learn how the use of Window Treatments, Flooring coverings, one-of-a-kind accent items, lighting fixtures and Decorative pillows which can transform your room's decor and help to extend your decorating budget.


The design expertise of Kenneth Ludwig  is showcased. Kenneth Ludwig Showroom is located in the Merchandise Mart in Chicago, Illinois. Some of the featured items are from Emdee International exhibiting at the next High Point Furniture Market starting on October 17th. Internall - IH-501.

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Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Fabrics for Custom Window Treatments



Custom Window Treatments are constructed in a wide range of fabrics, from cotton to poly-taffeta, linen to velvet. Drapery panels, valances and shades incorporate style, texture and color with the interior design of the home d├ęcor. The use of texture, like trims and embroidery, add elegant contrast. The accents of trims can be used with decorative pillows and bedding ensembles, as well as with swags and tiebacks. As the windows allow the light to enter a room, the fabric filters the amount of illumination to suit the occasion.

The selection of fabric patterns and colors are used to soften and lighten the room, as windows yield to the central focus of a room such as a fireplace or a piece of furniture.With the emphasis of security and environment, fabrics veil the view inwards to afford privacy. Shades and drawn panels restrict the light. The textures, color and designs in drapery fabric can be delicate or heavy. The custom window treatments will render control in the amount and quality of the lighting.

A good choose of fabric is made by allowing the function and drape of the treatment to guide the selection of the custom fabric. Custom window treatments are a long term design investment in a home. Quality fabric is a lasting choice. Enjoy the luxury and selection of Emdee fabric for your Custom Window Treatments, Decorative Pillows and Bedding Ensembles. Please visit Emdee at High Point Furniture MarketIH-501 in Interhall – October 17 – 22.


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Thursday, October 1, 2009

Custom Window Treatments


Autumn has arrived!, and so the High Point Furniture Market.

The manufacturers and designers are going to show their best ideas for the future of the housing market. From furniture to lighting, home decor is the heart of every home. Since 1909, High Point, N.C. has been "the place to experience the newest ideas in Home Furnishings."

Industry leaders are engaging to educate and take on this difficult market to showcase their collections enhancing the decor of home decorating. There will be hundreds of exhibitors presenting the fresh concepts in lighting, furnishing and accessorizing. This fall season will have traditional and unique styles to stimulate a market that has been hammered by downturn after downtown. Interior Designers, Furniture Manufacturers and Home Decor Stores are multi-tasking home decorating with green living. This is an environment of opportunity to deliver innovative, origin and functional items homes, events and hospitality.

With a tough economy forecast for housing and small business, what are interior designers, furniture manufacturers and home accessory shops going to do? They are working on maintaining and developing their clients and customers with dozens of educational and social events planned for the High Point Market. The economy is going to grow and improve because of hardworking entrepreneurs, not politicians. Although, the High Point Market was given some attention for the U.S. Senate, the real spotlight will be on the Industry, and its ability to thieve and grow.

The High Point Market is in its 100th Year. Enjoy this link to some historical perspective to the Furniture Market in North Carolina. The business of furnishing and decorating the home is on stage in North Carolina. Visit the High Point Furniture Market - October 17 - 22.

Please visit Emdee International at InterHall - IH-501 during market. For market details, please email Donna at donna@goemdee.com.
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