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When it comes to different types of shades, you may not be as familiar with Roman shades. These particular type of shades offer a unique design element – as well as meet a number of functionality needs all at once. So what is it about Roman shades that makes them so special?
What Sets Them Apart
Roman shades, like traditional shades, are made from one continuous piece of fabric. Unlike blinds, shades do not have individual slats. However, Roman shades look and function a little differently than traditional roller or cellular shades. Rather than simply rolling or folding up, they fold into lovely horizontal pleats when pulled up. Their chord mechanism allows them to be partially raised, so you have a lot of control. Roman shades have a clean and tailored look to them and provide privacy, light control, and aesthetic appeal.
Types Of Roman Shades
The most traditional type, they have a sleek and seamless appearance when lowered, but flat, horizontal folds when raised.
Also known as hobbled, these shades have soft, cascading folds when lowered, creating a more relaxed and informal look.
When raised, these shades have sharp, defined pleats that stack neatly on top of one another. They have a well-defined aesthetic.
These are set apart by a gentle curve along the bottom edge, giving them a soft, casual look that is not as structured as traditional shades.
It’s all about the body with this type, as they feature voluminous folds that make a dramatic and decorative statement, much like the impressive look of curtains.
Are you interested in chic new shades that let you control your light and privacy? Call us today and let’s explore what type of shades are your perfect match!