A Stoke Newington based customer came to our Islington showroom seeking help, inspiration and a personalised service for curtains and blinds for his home in Stoke Newington N16. Catia from our Islington showroom loves a challenge and was delighted to help him follow a slightly different approach to the bay window and side window configuration. This in order to complement the Farrow & Ball colours on his wall and skirting boards.
In this two-windowed living room, the paint on the walls is Farrow & Ball Blackened – this is a popular colour, dubbed the ‘coolest of all our whites’ by Farrow & Ball. It can however be tricky when co-ordinating with soft furnishings.
For the curtains, our customer opted for our 100% cotton fabric Lugano Pebble, triple pleat, blackout and interlined to exclude the draught and breaking by 6cm approx to disguise the unevenness of the floor.
These bespoke curtains are hung on a lath & fascia – which is a corded track mounted on a wood lath. The track is hidden by a 5 cm fascia strip; the lath and fascia are all covered in the same fabric as the curtains. These are custom made to fit the bay window and provide a neat, elegant but practical way to hang curtains in these big windows.
As you can perhaps see from the image, our customer has a Farrow & Ball Downpipe (a dark, lead grey) on the skirting board so we thought to compliment this by making the Roman Blind a darker colour. We have gone for fabric Lugano Pewter. The Roman Blind is also blackout and interlined but Nimbus as opposed to Fleece in this case as we didn’t want the blind to be too bulky.
Finally, our customer also took advantage of our free cushions which we offer to all customers paying for their order by BACS instead of by credit card.
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