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Friends, Romans, Lend Me Your Ears

Friends, Romans, Lend Me Your Ears

Friends:

It’s the Madcap Cottage gents, Jason Oliver Nixon and John Loecke, your Calico brand ambassadors and “hosts with the most.”

John and I are crazy about Roman shades, there’s no better way to add instant impact to your room while cutting out light and blocking sound. And we are mad for brilliant blinds, too, crafted of hardwood that showcase genius colors and textures.

The masters at Hunter Douglas are our go-tos when we are looking for a tried-and-true name brand in the shades and blinds space that will deliver on performance and quality. And Calico has an amazing assortment of Hunter Douglas products, all of which can be further embellished with custom draperies, cornices, valances, and more in Calico’s incredible assortment of fabrics.

Think of the Hunter Douglas Duette® range, for instance, and its energy-efficient honeycomb shade.

 Hunter Douglas Duette®

Hunter Douglas Duette®

Or the assortment of Hunter Douglas Parkland® blinds that delivers the quality and good looks of hardwood paired with smart colors and chic textures. We are especially smitten with the Parkland® Wirebrushed hardwood blinds that offer an especially contemporary look. And note that all Parkland® products are crafted of responsibly harvested, sustainable hardwood.

 Hunter Douglas Parkland® Wirebrushed

Hunter Douglas Parkland® Wirebrushed

And don’t overlook the Hunter Douglas Provenance® collection that delivers woven wood shades that celebrate a warm, natural look courtesy of hand-woven reeds, grasses, and woods. Plus, you can make these shades room darkening, too.

Says John, “Hunter Douglas is the best in the business, and you really cannot go wrong with any of their blinds and shades. We love using Hunter Douglas products as a foundation for our clients’ windows, and we then layer-on curtains and other bespoke window treatments from Calico that take the story line to another level.”

So head to your local Calico and get a lesson in the practical good looks that Hunter Douglas blinds and shades deliver.

You can thank us later.

Blue and White

Blue and White

When in Rome...

When in Rome...