June 2010 - The Great Room

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Window Covering Color Trends for 2010

Window coverings are a vital design element in a room and they serve an important function – privacy, light control and energy efficiency. Determining what window coverings meet your needs for privacy, light control, energy efficiency and your budget are typically the first step in selecting the right window covering. The next step is usually the hardest – picking the color and material. Understanding current color trends can be helpful when choosing colors. Colors for 2010 have been influenced by global and earth friendly trends. Global colors include yellow and green, rich plum purples and brilliant brights. Window coverings available in global colors – yellows, greens, purples and vibrant colors – include cellular shades, roller shades, roman shades and mini blinds. These types of blinds offer a wide selection of colors as well privacy, light control and energy efficiencies; and most are budget friendly. Earth tone neutrals as well as green colors translate to earth friendly. Wood blinds, faux wood…