Roller shades. Isn’t that what our grandmother had? White plastic roller shades with those ugly silver brackets? Well no more. Roller shades are now one of the fastest growing window treatments because of their beautiful fabrics and textures.
Roller shades are classic and simple. They are made of flat fabric that roll up and down. Definitely a simple, contemporary look. But the fabrics and textures are lovely. These shades can look sophisticated with grass-cloth-like textures in Earl Gray, Whipcreme, or Graphite. Or they can have a hint of a linen texture in colors French Champaign, Stucco, or Navajo.
Many of these shade fabrics are light filtering. Light control comes when these shades are pulled down and are dense enough to provide privacy. No one can see through the shade cloth. These roller shades also offer room darkening cloth so that no light will come through the cloth. This is helpful in bedrooms for sleeping orin media rooms where the light might glare on the TV.
The top is often finished nicely with a cassette as part of the roller shade unit. The cloth rolls up into the cassette, which is flat with a slight curve. The cassette is covered in the same cloth as the roller shade but the effect is very simple and not fussy.
Lifting these roller shades is easier than ever – with a retractable cord, a continuous beaded chain, or a cordless lift of the shade. These shades can even be motorized, powered either with a remote control or by an app on your phone or tablet. These options are kid and pet friendly.
Fashionable colors, rich patterns, and unusual textural weaves all make the roller shades of today interesting and simplicity in style. Let us show you the samples so you can touch and see the richness for yourself.