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Your life. Your style, now both can be enhanced as Hunter Douglas proudly unveils Pirouette Window Shadings.

This revolutionary new window shading combines the personality and elegance of a classic fabric shade and sheers with the ability to control light in an entirely new way…

Soft diffused light harmonizes with the style and sophistication of any décor, from casual to contemporary, or traditional.

With Pirouette window shadings your entire home, from the most delicate powder room to the largest living or dining space can be enriched with the beauty of light.

Pirouette window shadings are available in 2 vane sizes, 4” Petite and 5” Grande. Choose from linen, crepe, or satin fabrics in an array of color options that will compliment any decorating style. All Pirouette fabrics, colors and vane sizes are available in room-darkening or semi opaque variations. There is no other window covering that is so complete. Variable light control, privacy, and view through, all in one shading.

Let your sense of style eliminate harsh shadows in the favor of the grace, warmth and allure of dawn’s soft light.

Your life. Your style, now both can be enhanced as Hunter Douglas proudly unveils Pirouette Window Shadings.

At the heart of Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings is the revolutionary Invisi-Lift™ system. Allowing the horizontal fabric vanes to float gracefully.

   At the heart of Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings is the revolutionary Invisi-Lift system. Allowing the horizontal fabric vanes to float gracefully.

Built with the legendary dependably and styling that have made Hunter Douglas the most trusted innovative name in window fashions, Pirouette window shadings redefine elegance and sophistication.

   Built with the legendary dependably and styling that have made Hunter Douglas the most trusted innovative name in window fashions, Pirouette window shadings redefine elegance and sophistication.

Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings – Your life. Your Style.

   Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings - Your life. Your Style.

Bring artistry to your windows and artistry to your home with this revolutionary new product. Let the sun revolve around you - visit The Blind Alley today!

   Bring artistry to your windows and artistry to your home with this revolutionary new product. Let the sun revolve around you - visit The Blind Alley today!


Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings Product Specifications

   The soft, elegant fashion and function of Pirouette window shadings makes this remarkable window covering truly a unique innovation. With the gentle pull of an operating cord, textured fabric in a palette of delightful colors transforms from cascading folds to contoured vanes, allowing a softened outside view through the sheer backing.

Material: Fabric

Vane Size: 4" or 5"

Sizes Available Width: 12" to 144" Height: 15" to 120"

Material/Color Options: 44 combinations

Privacy and Light Control: (1 to 5 scale) (1) Reduced glare, no privacy (3) Softened light, substantial privacy (4) Diffused light, complete privacy

Specialty Shapes and Applications: Sliding glass doors, French doors, Arches and Angles

Operation Systems Options: UltraGlide® retractable cord system, EasyRise™ continuous cord loop system

Motorization Options: Yes

Soil and Dust Resistant: Yes

Uniform Exterior Appearance: Yes

Orientation/Window Shape: Horizontal

Safety Features: Yes

Energy Efficiency: Superior

UV Protection: Good, Superior

Sound Absorption: Excellent, Superior

Hunter Douglas Pirouette with matching fabric-covered headrail and bottomrail creates a unified look from top to bottom.

Pirouette window shadings are easy to clean and care for and come with a Hunter Douglas limited lifetime warranty.


Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings Features and Benefits

Flattened Vane: Completely flatten the vanes, and the shading offers complete privacy, blocks 99% of harmful UV rays, and provides a smooth finish to any window. Flattened Vane closeup.

Flattened Vane: Completely flatten the vanes, and the shading offers complete privacy, blocks 99% of harmful UV rays, and provides a smooth finish to any window.


Countoured Vane: Partially raise the vanes for a gentle contoured look, while maintaining privacy and blocking 99% of harmful UV rays. Countoured Vane closeup.

Countoured Vane: Partially raise the vanes for a gentle contoured look, while maintaining privacy and blocking 99% of harmful UV rays.


Opened Vane: Fully open the vanes to provide a clear view to the outside, while the sheer backing maintains privacy, reduces glare, and still provides significant UVprotection. Simply adjust the vanes to any position for variable light control. Opened Vane closeup.

Opened Vane: Fully open the vanes to provide a clear view to the outside, while the sheer backing maintains privacy, reduces glare, and still provides significant UVprotection. Simply adjust the vanes to any position for variable light control.


   Fabric-Covered Headrail & Bottom Rail: Matching fabric-covered headrail and bottom rail are standard on all shadings.

Fabric-Covered Headrail & Bottom Rail: Matching fabric-covered headrail and bottom rail are standard on all shadings.


Designing Your Perfect Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings

   The ideal Pirouette Window Shadings are right at your fingertips. Two different vane sizes are available in a variety of fabric, color and opacity combinations.

The ideal Pirouette Window Shadings are right at your fingertips. Two different vane sizes are available in a variety of fabric, color and opacity combinations. Follow these simple steps to bring light to your life in your home with Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings.

Step 1: Select your fabric style

Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shading fabrics are available in Crepe, Linen and Satin textures.

Crepe     

Linen

     Satin

An elegant dining room. A contemporary bedroom. A cozy den. A child's whimsical playroom. Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings come in three different fabrics to match the distinct personality of the room your are creating.

   An elegant dining room. A contemporary bedroom. A cozy den. A child's whimsical playroom. Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings come in three different fabrics to match the distinct personality of the room your are creating.


Step 2: Select your color

Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shading fabrics are available in 44 color options.

Lichen  Sandalwood

Spruce

Aquamarine

From the natural hues of Lichen and Sandalwood to the fresh personality of Spruce and Aquamarine, the Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings color palette offers 44 options to accentuate the style of any room.

   From the natural hues of Lichen and Sandalwood to the fresh personality of Spruce and Aquamarine, the Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings color palette offers 44 options to accentuate the style of any room.

Visit The Blind Alley to view all available fabrics and colors.


Step 3: Select your opacity

   You've selected your fabric style and color. Now it's time to determine how much light control you need. Although you can adjust the vanes - from wide open to fully closed - to control the amount of light and view through, any Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shading can be ordered in two different opacities to suit the mood of your room.

You've selected your fabric style and color. Now it's time to determine how much light control you need. Although you can adjust the vanes - from wide open to fully closed - to control the amount of light and view through, any Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shading can be ordered in two different opacities to suit the mood of your room.

   The special room-darkening liner allows you to block out light from the window when you need to, while the semi-opaque liner allows soft, ambient light through, even when closed. The control you desire. Any time of the day.

The special room-darkening liner allows you to block out light from the window when you need to, while the semi-opaque liner allows soft, ambient light through, even when closed. The control you desire. Any time of the day.


Step 4: Select your vane size

4" Petite on the left and 5" Grande on the right, in the open position.

Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings are available in two vane sizes, 4" Petite and 5" Grande. The different sizes allow you to complement the scale and style of your room with a distinct uniqueness and flair to meet your individual needs.

4" Petite on the left and 5" Grande on the right, in the closed position.

Visit The Blind Alley to compare the vane sizes.


Step 5: Select your Lifting System

EasyRise

   Hunter Douglas Pirouette EasyRise Lifting System

EasyRise Operation Diagram EasyRise Operation: Pull down on the rear cord of the cord loop to lower the shading (1, 2).

In the fully lowered position, continue to pull on the rear cord to open the vanes (3, 4).

Pull on the front cord to close the vanes and raise the shading (5, 6).


UltraGlide

   Hunter Douglas Pirouette UltraGlide Lifting System

UltraGlide Operation Diagram Note: UltraGlide operation on Pirouette window shadings is different than on other UltraGlide products.

The cord is pulled straight down and out, rather than at an angle across the shading.

This is to protect the vanes from being damaged by the cord.


PowerRise 2.0

Beautiful Hunter Douglas Pirouette window shadings are now available with the innovative, state-of-the-art PowerRise 2.0 with Platinum Technology system. With the ease and convenience of operating shadings with the touch of a button.

Beautiful Hunter Douglas Pirouette window shadings are now available with the innovative, state-of-the-art PowerRise 2.0 with Platinum Technology system. With the ease and convenience of operating shadings with the touch of a button.

State of the Art Convenience

Quick and easy to install and operate - requires no wiring, power supplies or control units.

One remote operates both infrared and radio control methods.

Cordless design provides enhanced child and pet safety by eliminating cord loop hazards.

Reduced side edge gaps provide better light control.

Perfect for hard-to-reach, high windows.

Standard built-in infrared eye; external eye is optional.

Built-in battery wand; satellite battery pack or DC power supply is optional.

Available with optional wireless wall switch operation.

Daisy-chain cable feature for operating multiple shadings with a single DC power supply.

Shadings are programmed during installation and may be reprogrammed at any time by the homeowner.

Hunter Douglas Lifetime Guarantee.


Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings Specialty Shapes

Arches and Angles

   Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings Specialty Shapes: Arches and Angles

Pirouette specialty shape window shadings are designed for unique and hard-to-cover arch and angle windows including trapezoids, ovals, hexagons, octagons and circles. They accentuate and enhance a window’s distinctive shape while providing light control, privacy and energy efficiency.

   Pirouette specialty shape window shadings are designed for unique and hard-to-cover arch and angle windows including trapezoids, ovals, hexagons, octagons and circles. They accentuate and enhance a window’s distinctive shape while providing light control, privacy and energy efficiency.

Now there is a Pirouette shading to cover almost any window.

Hunter Douglas Pirouette Specialty Shapes Diagram

Pirouette window shadings come in three fabric styles and a total of 44 fabric/color combinations. All fabrics and colors are available in semi-opaque and room-darkening variations, making them the perfect complement to any room.

You can now furnish your entire home with Pirouette window shadings, and you will benefit handsomely!

Perfect, imperfect and extended arch and angle shapes.

All Pirouette fabric/color combinations are available.

Available in both semi-opaque and room-darkening opacities.

Choice of both 4" Petite and 5" Grande vane sizes.

No template required for ordering most shapes.

Inside mount only.

Non-operable; shading remains stationary in the closed, contoured position.

Easy installation.

Color-coordinated hardware and end caps.

Fast, trouble-free delivery.

Hunter Douglas Lifetime Guarantee.


Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings Portfolio

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Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings in a Formal Sitting Room.
Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings in a Family Room. Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings in the Dining Room. Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings in the Den.


Product of the Year, 2008 Window Coverings Manufacturers Association

Product of the Year, 2008 Window Coverings Manufacturers Association.

The Window Covering Manufacturers Association’s (WCMA) proudly announced the winners of its 2008 Product Innovation Awards in February 2008. The annual awards are designed to highlight the industry's most innovative products of the year. An expert panel of five judges from the interior design community selected 32 winners from among the 86 entries received.

The top award -- the coveted "Product of the Year" designation -- was given to Hunter Douglas for their Pirouette Window Shadings. This product's outstanding features include adjustable horizontal fabric vanes attached to a sheer backing. When adjusted, the textured fabric transforms from what appears to be cascading folds to contoured vanes, while filtering light and outside views.

Additionally, Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings took top honors in three other categories also:

Best New Style Concept in Shadings and Sheers for 2008

Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings were also awarded Best New Style Concept for 2008.


Best New Technical Innovation in Shadings and Sheers for 2008

Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings were also awarded Best New Technical Innovation for 2008.


Most Innovative Overall Design in Shadings and Sheers for 2008

Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings were also awarded Most Innovative Overall Design for 2008.


Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings have been certified as safe for Children and Schools and for indoor air quality by the Greenguard Environmental Institute. Click here for more information.

Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings have been certified as safe for Children and Schools and for indoor air quality by the Greenguard Environmental Institute. Click here for more information.


   Hunter Douglas Pirouette® Window Shadings are available from The Blind Alley in Bellevue, Washington. For more information, contact The Blind Alley and visit our Hunter Douglas Gallery showroom.

Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings are available from The Blind Alley in Bellevue, Washington. For more information, contact The Blind Alley and visit our Hunter Douglas Gallery showroom.

The Blind Alley is an authorized Hunter Douglas Gallery dealer.

Or view Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings in the privacy of your home with one of our Window Fashion Designers.

To view more information regarding Hunter Douglas Pirouette Window Shadings visit the Hunter Douglas website.

Hunter Douglas Inc., headquartered in Pearl River, NY, is the leading manufacturer of custom window coverings in North America.


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