Swing Arm Drapery Rods and the “Sag Factor”

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Swing Arm drapery rods are a great solution to a lot of design dilemmas. They look great and they operate well and they are able to get out of the way when needed. But without advance planning problems can occur.  The most pressing concern with a swing arm treatment is the “Sag Factor”, also termed […]

All About Isabella Wood Hardware

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Isabella has a whole new vibe!  Join us for a private preview of our Isabella Wood hardware line. Exclusive new finial designs 13 stunning new finishes Elegant new bracket and medallion designs Expanded traversing options…including Ripplefold Learn the ins and outs of specifying, pricing and ordering Isabella! You will learn: All about the exciting new […]

Kips Bay Decorator Show House 2014

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It’s time again for the Kips Bay Decorator Show House to be unveiled.  This year I enjoyed most of what I saw but I had a distinct feeling of deja vu. Much of the design had a 60′s and 70′s vibe. Of course, what goes around always comes around in the design world.  Carrier and […]

Ripplefold Traverse Components are now in stock


One of our favorite new products in the newly revamped Isabella line are the Ripplefold traverse components. Ripplefold continues to grow in popularity and and we are very happy to carry it for our customers. Use Ruffino Track too You can use the Ripplefold traverse components with the Isabella Wood traverse products or eliminate the […]

Jackie Von Tobel Collection Wins a Gold Adex Award!


We Won! It’s official…our stunning Jackie Von Tobel Collection has received a 2014 Award for Design Excellence (ADEX) Gold Award. About Adex The prestigious Adex awards are given each year for the best product design of new furnishings for the design trade. For the past twenty years companies that earn this badge of honor are […]

Grow Your Business With An Email List


How do you tell your customers what’s going on  with your business? Do you rely on Facebook? Do you send out a mailer? Or do you just hope that they find out by stopping by or asking a friend. There’s an easy, inexpensive, and reliable way to reach the people who want to know about your […]

Isabella Wood and Traversing Hardware is Brand New

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Our popular Isabella Wood Hardware line is brand new this spring! We have added several stylish new finials and a gorgeous array of fresh new finishes. All of the new finials will adapt to either the 2″ or 2-3/4″ rod sizes. We have added two exciting optional details for the Isabella line.  Hand Distressed texture […]

Complete Guide to Tableaux Faux Wrought Iron

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Is the Tableaux® faux wrought iron product a mystery to you? * What is Tableaux faux wrought iron and how can I use it? * How do I price it? * How do I install it? * When do I need a template? Join us for the Complete Guide to Tableaux Learn the ins and […]

International Window Coverings Expo (IWCE) 2014

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  We just got back from the 2014 International Window Coverings Expo (IWCE) in Las Vegas. It was a great show and we were delighted to connect with so many new faces as well as meet up with our clients one on one.  We always have something new to share and talk about. For me […]

Swing Arm Drapery Hardware Solutions


Every designer has faced at least one situation for which a swing arm treatment is the perfect answer.  Sometimes the placement of a door doesn’t allow room for the stack of the drapery if the door is to be operational. Sometimes a room divider is necessary to separate spaces. The swing arm treatment is commonly […]