Wednesday, July 27, 2011

It's Black and White!

Match decor with handpainted finials by Finestra

Black and white are classic colors in design.  Today, they are important hues in adding texture and dimension to a room or window treatment.

Fur is a popular way to exhibit texture in white, black and the both combined.  Upholstered sofas, pillows, ottomans and floor coverings are all good canvases for the use of fur.

Patent leather has made a comeback on the fashion scene translating into home decor.  Both black and white patent leather are being used for it's modern, smooth and reflective surfaces.  Upholstered furniture like the chair above used chrome metal nail heads to accent the patent leather seat.  Clear vinyl is even used as the chair back to keep the reflective surface quality of the overall design.

White is crisp, clean and contemporary.  It has extraordinary uses as sculptural elements and accents such as the animal heads above.  The drapery finials below are also shown in a gloss white which create a clean surface for just the right amount of carving and detail to shine through.  

Architectural details painted in solid white or black can add dimension and depth to a space.  Light and shadows will reflect off of the detail to create an interesting visual play.

Try using black or white in your next design by paying special attention to the textures and drama it can add to a space. 

Monday, July 11, 2011

Aria Metal Hardware

The new Aria Metal Hardware line from Finestra is ready to ship!  Update your designs with contemporary metal hardware in eight finial designs and nine brushed metal finishes.

Finishes include Antique Brass, Brushed Brass, Brushed Black Nickel, Brushed Nickel, Satin Nickel, Matte Black, Oil Rubbed Bronze, Antique Copper, and Rust.

Meeting deadlines and incorporating sleek metal hardware into your designs has never been easier!  All orders ship same day if ordered by 3pm EST. 


 There are several key selling features with Aria.  The poles are fixed lengths, 1 1/8"D, available in 4ft, 6ft and 8ft lengths.  To create longer pole lengths, splices are available.  Most of our finishes have matching round and square grommets as alternatives to drapery rings.  The drapery rings include a silicone insert inside of the ring to aid in ease of movement across the pole.  Other accessories are offered including: hold backs, inside mounts, double brackets, adjustable returns, elbows, end caps, and clip on and sew on rings. 

Call for your catalog today!