As styles and tastes change there is a move toward more contemporary and minimalistic window treatments, and the blind comes into it’s own.

For fabric lovers, these looks can certainly be achieved with Lotus’s up to date fabric collections and modern day curtain styles and finishes, however, for a sleek, almost industrial look, nothing can beat today’s collections of blinds and the look they give to your home.

Something for everyone

For the traditional vertical, venetian and roller blinds, new colours and finishes are being added to bring collections up to date, and the ever popular screen roller blinds, that provide unsurpassed interior shade and UV protection, are now available in a far wider selection of colours and finishes.

For those that want something just that little bit different, there are the increasingly popular “Night and Day” blinds with their flexible shading, now available in a multitude of colours as well as gorgeous metallic silvers and wooden effects.

Even bamboo effects are being given the modern makeover and can now be made in a range of contemporary finishes and colours including blacks and greys.

Add to any of these blinds an upholstered or sleek metallic pelmet and you have a perfect combination to give your windows an up to date look and feel.

Soft but Sleek

If you want to achieve a sleeker look at your windows, but still love the look and feel of soft fabrics, then roman blinds and Japanese panels, which can be made from any fabric including light weight voiles and sheers, are a great compromise between the modern blind and traditional curtains.