decor, Windows

Five modern window treatments we love


No longer purely functional, window treatments have been given a new lease of life with innovative designs in gleaming finishes inspired by precious stones.


windowAluminium blinds in Gold POR, Taylor Blinds

Give your interiors a glamorous Art Deco feel with sumptuous fabrics and decorative additions infused with the Midas touch.


Yeti fabric in Emerald/Saffron/Stone from the Translucents 01 collection by Anthology R2 465/m (3m wide), Black Fabrics

Jewel tones and pared-back accessories are an excellent way to create a cool, calm atmosphere reminiscent of the ocean.

Tiger's Eye

Bi-folding Normandy shutters in Kiri wood with 89mm louvres R5 920/m2 (includes installation), American Shutters

Thanks to the emergence of neutral wooden window treatments, you needn’t limit natural materials to your floors and furniture.


Aluminium louvre security shutters POR, Trellidor

Clean lines, a minimalist palette and just a hint of sparkle are all that you need to achieve a white-on-white aesthetic infused with strong geometric shapes.

Black Quartz

Watsonia Security shutters in Matt Silk Grey R5 300/m2, Plantation Shutters

If you like detailed offerings but don’t want your space to look over the top, embrace a moody monochrome colour scheme. Read more: Q&A with South Africa's top window treatment suppliers