What are top-down bottom-up shades? The top-down bottom-up shade, or TDBU as we also call them, actually does have a rather straightforward name. These shades are ones that can be opened and closed at both the top, near the valance or the top of the window frame, and at the bottom, near the window sill. […]
SILHOUETTE® SHADES They may be soft and beautiful at first glance, but the Silhouette® window shade is so much more. The Silhouette® blind isn’t shy about taming harsh sunbeams and filtering out UV rays. The shading is made of sheer front and back facings, with fabric vanes suspended between them. When you open the fabric […]
A custom window shade pocket allows you to maintain aesthetic consistency within a room by encasing a window shade inside a custom-made pocket that uses trim consistent with that which is being installed around the window casing. For minimal cost, this option allows your designer to customize the look of the valence which shrouds the shade’s operating mechanism. A detailed step-by-step walkthrough makes it easy for your trim carpenter to work with Motion Shading by following written guidelines to ensure that the final installed product will meet the shade manufacturer’s specifications for installation.
One of our most popular window treatments solutions comes from the Lutron® Sivoia Triathlon product lines. Both residential and commercial clients love this product line for its versatility, stylish options, and ability to support retrofit with its option for battery-powered motorization. The Lutron® Triathlon line is the best-selling product line at Motion Shading due to […]
The Motion Shading team is proud to be featuring Duolite® technology from Hunter Douglas in our Buckhead showroom. This technology has been engineered by Hunter Douglas to provide you more control of incoming light throughout the day as the sun changes intensity levels. For the popular roller shade style that is commonplace in many modern or contemporary living spaces, this technology replaces the more costly option of purchasing dual roller systems. Duolite® roller systems are a roll within a roll, where a secondary liner is hidden within the primary tube, allowing for the lowest profile dual roller system available on the commercial market.
So many of the latest innovations to enhance modern living are “connected” in nature. Whether it’s silent motor technology, voice controls or integration with a larger control system platform, automated window treatments are certainly pushing the limits of today’s technology.
It can be very confusing to differentiate one manufacturer’s offerings from another. At Motion Shading, we deal with seven different manufacturers because they all have their strengths and weaknesses. This means we are in the rare position to help compare shading systems. In this post, we’ll explore a common comparison between Lutron and Crestron roller shades. The Similarities While […]
The Silhouette and Pirouette collections create beautiful lines in your windows that can match traditional and modern aesthetics. Each collection allows you to filter light through your windows by combining sheer sheets with adjustable fabric vanes.
“Solar Shades” may not mean what you think. Let us clarify an often misused industry term.
Do I Have to Use the Same Window Treatments Throughout My Entire Home? The short answer is simply that it depends on what you need.
An app gives you control of your shades from anywhere which is a great convenience, but it also does more than that.