LIGHT ‘N‘ SHADE
Home Beautiful|November 2021
FROM ADDING PRIVACY AND PROVIDING SHADE TO SHOWING OFF YOUR STYLE, THERE’S A BLIND TO SUIT YOUR NEEDS AND AESTHETIC
LAURA BARRY

Patterned blinds draw the eye and add textural interest.

Blinds are one of the most versatile window-furnishing options around. Whether you’re wanting to add a stylish finishing touch to your home or have functionality and added privacy on your wish list, there are blinds for every home or design theme – opt to make a bold statement, or have them fade into the background so something else (such as the view) can be the star of the show. There are also an abundant variety of styles, sizes and fabrics available to choose between and they’ve come a long way in recent years in terms of the huge range of clever automated options. Read on for all the latest tips and information from experts in the field on choosing and buying the best blind solutions for your home.

BLIND BENEFITS

“Blinds are stylish and functional while being able to withstand Australia’s various climates,” explains Vera Meharg, marketing communications manager at Luxaflex Window Fashions. “Available in sheer, translucent and blockout options, blinds give homeowners the ability to control light and privacy in their house. For efficiency, blinds can be paired and controlled by an automated operating system, and can help reduce energy bills as they provide insulation to keep the heat in during winter and keep cool in summer.”

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