This tailored style is an excellent choice for fabrics with large scale patterns that look best without interruption. When fully extended the entire pattern is displayed. Small tack stitches used to attach the cord rings are visible on the face of the shade. Plastic stays can be visible when back-lit, but can be removed after "pleat memory" sets in.
A structured, contemporary look which requires minimal dressing. Stay pockets on the back of the shade create pleats which stacks very efficiently and look great with most fabrics. All fabrics look good with this style, but it should be noted that stay pockets do interrupt the prints.
As the sides curve upward when raised, the European (Relaxed) shade gathers in soft folds. When first installed this style should be pulled up fully and left in place several days to create "pleat memory". Be advised: This shade takes manual adjusting to achieve the desired effect. It is not recommended for frequent use, but more as a decorative shade. Outside Mount Only.
Add some drama to a plain fabric with this structured, contemporary look. The face of the shade has slats sewn into pockets that give the shade a precise look. This is a structured, contemporary look that requires minimal dressing. Not recommended for fabrics with a pattern that will be interrupted by the pleats.
Face fabric hobbled onto the lining at regular 6" intervals creates cascading soft folds. Fuller in body, this style keeps its soft folds even when lowered. Soft (Hobbled) Roman shades work best with solid or textured fabrics.
This version of a traditional flat roman shade has concealed support rods at every pleat to fold neater and lie flatter than other flat shades. This shade style is highly recommended for fabrics with a pattern.
Fuller in body, this style keeps its soft folds even when lowered. Support rods are concealed in the pockets at the back of each fold. Not recommended for fabrics with a pattern that will be interrupted by the folds.