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The ever-evolving technological world makes automation easily accessible to virtually anyone. At shades by design, we offer a large variety of smart shading solutions and window treatments to fit any residential or commercial need. Below is a list of a few of our most popular choices...

Studies show that the right amount of natural lighting can help increase workplace productivity, which is why many corporate spaces feature windows throughout, to offer an open and well-lit space. But sometimes there can be a downside to natural lighting, and one of those downsides...

When it comes to Summer, fun in the sun is usually the first thing on our minds. Before we go out into the sun, most of us make sure to never forget our SPF and sunglasses to protect our eyes and skin from harmful UV...

Ask yourself, when searching for window treatments for your residential or commercial space, what are the main things you look for? Do you focus more on the look or the purpose they will serve? Window treatments offer a variety of functions: privacy control, glare and light...

If you own a yacht or boat, then you probably face the same issues most boat owners have: Keeping a comfortable interior temperature, maintaining privacy while at dock, and filtering light. Window treatments for your boat or yacht offer a cost-effective solution to the above mentioned, while...

Searching for window treatments for commercial and industrial locations is not as simple as searching for your home. There are codes that need to be met and sometimes there are design rules that need to be followed when working with architects, developers, and designers. When...

1.Sleek Design Somfy motorized drapery tracks are a perfect space saver. They are designed to be sleek and discrete, eliminating the need for traditional drapery rods and bulky hardware. With the ability to be installed within pockets or mounted to the ceiling, Somfy motorized drapery tracks are...

It’s almost that time of year again, where barbecues are plenty and we tend to spend more time enjoying moments outside. We’re talking about summer! This summer, extend your interior comfort to the outdoors with exterior shading solutions. No only do they add appeal to your...

In our previous blog titled “Get More out of Your Motorized Window Treatments with IFTTT”, we introduced IFTTT and how it can help you get the the best out of your motorized window treatments.  Here we will discuss how to connect your Somfy myLink to...

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