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design&decor A graceful spin on a classic fabric shade Decorating today is more about enhancing one’s own standard of living than keeping up with the Joneses, yet it seems all eyes are still on the window. Media rooms require room darkening window fashions, while the expansive views so coveted by today’s homeowners pose a different set of challenges. The personality of a window shading has been enhanced with a totally new concept in light control: Pirouette® window shadings from Hunter Douglas, the leading name in custom window fashions. Featuring soft adjustable horizontal fabric vanes attached to a single sheer backing, proprietary Pirouette® window shadings control light in an entirely new way. With the gentle pull of the operating cord, textured fabric in a palette of delightful colours transforms from what appears to be cascading folds to contoured vanes, allowing an enhanced outside view through the sheer backing. More specifically, when opened, the top and bottom of each vane shift closer together in the back, creating a soft outward fold and allowing light to filter gently through the fabric sheer and offering a softened view of the outside. When closed, the vanes slide into a flattened position for excellent light blockage and a smooth look similar to that of a classic Roman shade. Vanes can also

or who just want to harness the power of natural light in their homes. Seven beautifully textured fabric styles are offered in a variety of fashion-forward colours. All fabrics in both vane sizes come in semi-opaque and room-darkening opacities. This versatile product beautifully complements virtually any decorating style, from casual settings to more formal designs.

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be partially raised for a gently contoured look that still maintains privacy, or adjusted to different levels between the open and closed positions for variable light control. Pirouette® window shadings are available in two opacities – semiopaque and room darkening.

Innovative Operation, Countless Choices The Invisi-Lift™ system is at the heart of Pirouette® shadings, allowing the horizontal fabric vanes to float elegantly and providing unobstructed views or complete privacy all in one. Available in two vane sizes – 4” Petite and 5” Grande – and for windows up to 10-feet wide by 12-feet high, Pirouette® window shadings are ideal for homeowners who have beautiful views

Pirouette® window shadings boast high energyefficiency ratings while also offering superior protection against the sun’s harmful UV rays, which will eventually fade floors, furniture, upholstery and treasured artwork. While still allowing for a softened outside view and gentle light filtration, the sheer backing reduces a significant amount of glare and damaging UV rays when the vanes are open. When the vanes are closed, the product offers almost complete protection against UV rays.

Operation There are a variety of lifting systems, including the UltraGlide® single retractable cord system and battery-powered PowerRise 2.1 motorization, which can be operated from mobile devices with the award-wining Platinum™ App. Pirouette® window shadings are backed by the exclusive Hunter Douglas Guarantee.

Interior Illusions 100-100 Princess Street Winnipeg MB 204-925-4162 info@interiorillusions.ca www.interiorillusions.ca Winnipeg Drapery 1336 Main Street Winnipeg MB 204-582-3239 www.winnipegdrapery.com

Glenwood Draperies 509 St Mary’s Rd Winnipeg MB 204-233-8956 Marcel’s Drapery & Blinds 156 Sherbrook St Winnipeg MB 204-786-8585 marcels@shaw.ca Window Inspirations Winnipeg MB 204-504-2232 admin@windowinspirations.ca

Effective May 1 until August 31, 2014. † Purchase 3 Pirouette® Window Shadings and receive a $200 rebate. Also, when you purchase any number of these additional shades, you’ll receive an extra $40 for each. Valid at participating retailers only. The rebate will be issued in the form of a Hunter Douglas Prepaid American Express® Gift Card. THE PROMOTION CARD is a trademark of The Hunt Group. All Rights Reserved. THE PROMOTION CARD is a Prepaid American Express® Card issued by Amex Bank of Canada. ® Used by Amex Bank of Canada under license from American Express.

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Rebate when you purchase Pirouette Window Shadings.

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