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Carol Beatty, decorator and window treatment specialist at Quigley Draperies, went to the Hunter Douglas Windows to the World expo and came back with some exciting new window covering product ideas.

New Window Covering Innovations Explored


I just flew back from the Hunter Douglas Windows to the World expo! Here are some of the new window covering innovations I found there.

Above, Carol checks out the new Hunter Douglas Vignette Modern Roman Shades in this video taken at Windows to the World 2018.

Carol looks at new and stylish Hunter Douglas Designer Banded Shades in this video.

Here, Carol operates Design Studio Roman Shades with the PowerView system.

Carol tries Duette Honeycomb Shades with both Vertiglide and PowerRise motorized systems.

Luminette Privacy Sheers and Pirouette Window Shadings coordinate in this display.

If you would like help with a professional window treatment design, specification, fabrication and installation, we would be happy to help. At Quigley Draperies we’ve been helping homeowners decorate for 89 years! Come in to our showroom or call for an appointment. We'll help make your windows beautiful and the process easy. We do all of the work, start to finish.

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Above, Carol Beatty at the Muskegon Home + Garden Show March 9. If you missed her there, don't worry — Quigley Draperies, at 860 W. Broadway Ave. in downtown Roosevelt Park, features their own custom work room and installation, as well as design assistance from Carol.

Quigley Draperies, at 860 W. Broadway Ave. in downtown Roosevelt Park, features their own custom work room and installation, as well as experienced, trusted design assistance. Quigley's is celebrating 89 years of helping homeowners decorate their windows. Call (231) 755-3248 or visit

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