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The most popular types of interior shading

In today's time, interior shading is one of the most important elements when furnishing homes and offices. It helps maintain privacy and provides protection against sunlight and heat, while adding style and elegance to the interior. Among the most popular types of shading are horizontal blinds, vertical blinds, and fabric roller blinds.

Timeless classic - aluminum horizontal blinds

Horizontal blinds are one of the most favored types of interior shading. They are available in various sizes, materials, and colors, making it easy to find a suitable solution for every space.

Aluminum horizontal blinds on a kitchen window

Horizontal blinds are also very easy to control and can be tilted and raised effortlessly using cords or chains. They are highly practical and easy to maintain (with a damp cloth and soap).

Blackout or light-filtering fabric roller blinds?

Fabric roller blinds are another popular choice for interior shading. They are made from various materials, including cloth, cotton, and polyester, and are available in a variety of colors and patterns. Fabric roller blinds are primarily used for shading or darkening rooms, but they also help regulate sunlight and heat. They can be easily controlled using chains.

Cream-colored fabric roller blinds

Shading for large windows - vertical blinds

Vertical blinds are another favored type of interior shading, suitable not only for offices but also for commercial spaces. They come in a variety of colors and sizes. Vertical blinds are an excellent solution for large wide windows and for windows and entrances that stretch from floor to ceiling.

Vertical blinds in offices

Similar to horizontal blinds, vertical blinds are also easily adjustable using cords or controls.

How to choose the type and color of shading?

Choosing the right type and color of interior shading is not always simple. First, clarify the function that the shading should fulfill - whether it's to protect against sunlight, provide privacy, insulate against heat and noise? Next, consider the placement and size of the window. For large windows, vertical blinds are ideal, while for smaller windows, horizontal blinds or fabric roller blinds might be suitable. Also, think about the material the shading will be made of - aluminum, wood, plastic, or fabric. Each material has its own characteristics and advantages, so it's important to choose what will be most suitable for the specific space and needs.

Pleated blinds coordinated with kitchen decor

Consider the aesthetic elements such as colors and patterns, and coordinate the shading with the existing furniture and decorations in the room. If the room is decorated in neutral colors, adding shading in contrasting colors could be interesting. Conversely, if the room is already vibrant, it might be better to choose shading from the existing interior color palette. You can also opt for more pronounced trendy colors and decorations, but keep in mind that trends can change quickly, whereas the chosen shading will be on the windows for several years."


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