The complete book of curtains, drapes & blinds : design ideas for every type of window treatment
New York, NY : St. Martin's Press, 2009.
Whether you're an interior designer or a home decorator and you need to create a beautiful home space with a window dressing to complement your lifestyle, look no further.The Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes, and Blindsis the one-stop reference. No longer will you struggle with inspiration or measurements as you'll find the essentials for creating a curtain design in this jam-packed volume. Learn the basics of window shapes, measuring, heading tapes, fabric characteristics, and fabric quantities. When you're ready to design, the second chapter in the book provides an in-depth look into various types of accessories available for curtains and blinds. For designers, and decorators, the sketches can be scanned and reduced to put on sample board or e-mailed to curtain makers to eliminate costly mistakes. The book also includes a section for cozy bed treatments and plush cushions and throws. nbsp; From first-time homeowners to interior design students and studio professionals---when it comes to window dressings and coordinated accessoriesThe Complete Book of Curtains, Drapes, and Blindswill help you through bewildering choices in a simple and easy way. Now that's a curtain call!
The newest addition to the successful Can't Fail series shows readers how to freshen up their style for a variety of budgets. The book provides an array of looks and styles with pictures, tips, sketches, and design notes.
Whether the style is contemporary or retro, the focus on curtains, blinds, or drapes, and the budget big or small, youre sure to find a style that suits you in the 500 ideas of "The Window Style Bible," An extensive introduction starts things off right with a history of curtains, blinds, and drapes, and how to consider the style thats right for any room, window, and budget. Organized into contemporary, classic, dramatic, romantic, country, retro, global and childrens room each chapter contains detailed color photos and illustrations, with variations, suitable fabrics and accessories for various projects.