Window & Door Treatments

A window or door treatment is an interior decorating element placed on, in, around, or over a window or door. Often, a goal of professional window/door treatment is to install the elements which enhance the aesthetics of the window/door and the room.  As the term indicates, treatments can be more than mere coverings.  Treating windows/doors is thought of as "packaging" them as a design element rather than simply covering them for function. Coverings are used to protect privacy, insulate heat and cold, and filter light; and while many people consider window/door treatments more aesthetic, they too can be functional. Treatments for covering the window/door may include: Hard treatments – Hard treatments are made of hard materials like wood or vinyl. Shutters are usually installed into the window frame and are horizontal slats, made either of wood or a poly resin that can either be stationary or tilt. They do not move up and down like blinds but in certain applications can fold across the window. Types of shutters include:
  • Wood shutters
  • Poly resin shutters
Blinds have louvers which allow one to open to a view without lifting the shade. It allows one to manipulate the light to create a customized feel. The name blinds comes from their use in blocking people from seeing into a home; they essentially “blind the observers view”. Over time, many new options and designs have developed, including anti-dust features and fabric tapes for blinds. Types of blinds include:
  • Wooden blinds
  • Faux wood blinds (Also known as Plaswood)
  • Aluminum blinds

  Shades are a piece of fabric which rolls, stacks or folds, opening to a view only when the shade is rolled up. That was the classic definition, now certain shades do allow for “view through”. Soft treatments are anything made of soft materials.
  • Curtains
  • Drapery

  Treatments around the window/door include:
  • Molding (decorative)
  • Cornice board OR Pelmet
  • Window valance

  Treatments applied to directly to the glass include:
  • Frosted glass
  • Smart glass
  • Stained glass

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Blinds & Shutters, Curtains & Drapes, Louvres & Shutters

Hub Design

I pride myself on designing and supplying the very best products for my clients which are of the highest quality and always ensure I embrace each person’s home as if it was my own.

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Blinds & Shutters

Home Vision Blinds

Blinds give you light ‘volume control’ and the ability to adjust the natural light within your home throughout the day. From our East Tamaki factory and showroom, Home Vision Blinds manufactures and delivers an extensive range of NZ-made blinds.

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Valerie Wu

Curtains & Drapes


Specialists in stunning European designed and manufactured decorative wallpaper with industrial, classic, flora and fauna, geometric, vintage and designer themes, murals as well as acoustic curtains and fabrics.

Shelley Graham
022 600 4647