Tag: blackout blinds
Blackout blinds have come a long way in the past 50 years. There was a time some years ago when a request to a blind maker for blackout blinds conjured up images of X-ray theatres or dedicated projection rooms. Occasionally, stories of the Second World War would break out as more mature industry pioneers would talk about black blinds in the Blitz. You may query what relevance this has today, and frankly it hasn’t any – but then that’s the whole point.
In today’s society, consumers select fabrics with higher levels of opacity for reasons that would not be understood by original specifiers of this blind type. In addition, whilst traditional blackout blinds feature a roller mechanism as the operating system, the all-or-nothing capability of a roller blind system doesn’t always allow for the levels of flexibility sometimes required in areas …