Sleek Ray-Bans or polarized flight gear pilot sunglasses; a tiki hut shielding you and your icy cold
margarita from the hot afternoon sun and that Bimini top aboard your spanking new center console…all
are very cool shades indeed.
However, let’s not forget our nesting grounds folks. Our homes are where we come to roost, offering a
safe, comfortable haven neatly tucked away from the outer world’s grating noise and blinding light. And
speaking of blinding light, we’re talking about hot, new trends in cool shades here.
Organic material, including woven matchstick or bamboo provide that natural feel and a beautiful
diffused lighting scenario which still offers a view of the outdoors while creating just the right amount of
privacy. Bold colors, like pairings of black or navy with white and soothing hues such as soft lavenders
and grays or soft ocean blues and greens, as well as browns are big. Many allergy sufferers are going
green with environmentally-friendly shades made of anti-microbial and mold-resistant materials. There
are luxurious fabrics like silks, velvets, damasks, faux fur, leathers and suedes that will add a lavish
element to any home. Simple, sleek lines for a clean, modern appeal are also “in”. Additionally – as with
most stuff these days – high tech touches are king and these include remote controlled window
For any hot trends in cool shades that may pique your interest, just contact Window Expressions,
America’s trusted source for window design.
Sliding glass doors are a popular way to bring more light and a feeling of openness into a home. But