Home design trends routinely follow the fashion world—fabrics that wear well in dress often wear well as window coverings. Over the past several months our team has observed increasing demand for the softness of natural look fabrics. You can get the look of linen in window coverings such as Hunter Douglas Duette Honeycomb Shades, which give a crisp update to a classic look. Natural fiber shades have a light, airy quality that is perfect for summer and transitions nicely into the cooler seasons. With its wide range of energy-efficient textiles these are an excellent choice for your home.
Our pick for late summer 2012: Fabric: Batiste Bamboo Color: Wild Honey or Sage Gray.

Duette Architella Honeycomb Shade Color Trends for Autumn

As cold weather creeps into Port Chester, NY this season, and you are considering investing in new window treatments, consider bringing in bright fabrics and lavish textures. Color authority Pantone recently named Tangerine Tango, a vibrant red-orange hue, the color of 2012. The trend is going toward bright colors as less people are intimidated by using bold colors in their home décor. Various shades of purple are also trending this season. If you simply want to freshen up a room this season, little pops of vivid color accents add interest and a bit of dazzle to a predominantly neutral-toned interior.
Our pick for fall 2012: Duette Architella honeycomb shade; Fabric: Elan; Color: Autumn Harvest or Eclipse.
Our cold winters call for the most energy-efficient window shadings, and Hunter Douglas Duette Architella Honeycombs deliver classic beauty while cutting your heating bill. The state-of-the-art patented honeycomb-within-a-honeycomb construction offers the industry’s greatest level of energy efficiency, and with 180 colors and designs to choose from the Duette Architella line has something for every personal taste and home décor.