QMotion - "Discover beauty in motion"

Posted by Greg Amato on Sun, Dec 15, 2013 @ 06:05 PM

Bay Screens and Shades is pleased to offer the battery operated Solar Shade system: QMotion Advanced Shading Systems. The QMotion shades offers top-notch technology and leading fashion sense in window treatments for stylish homes and office spaces. QMotion sets new standards of excellence for automated shades, powered by easy installation low voltage power or long lasting batteries that are easily accessible inside the shade tube. The results are elegant electric shades with industry leading battery life and unparalleled quietness.

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Topics: architects, designers, division 12, commercial, residential, Bay Screens and Shades, qmotion shades, roller shades, q-motion, qmotion roller shades, lutron q-motion, qmotion, division 12 products

Coulisse Pleated Shades

Posted by Greg Amato on Mon, May 13, 2013 @ 07:11 PM

Our Coulisse Pleated Shades are the newest addition to Coulisse line of products. The Coulisse Pleated shade line, offers a crisp, beautiful window treatment that gives a pleated form to roller shade fabric. Our ultra-quiet coulisse drive raises and lowers the shade precisely, and keeps adjacent shades in perfect alignment. A variety of colors, textures, and patterns make this stylish shade a versatile option to complement any interior.

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Topics: commercial, coulisse, residential, coulisse santa monica la, santa monica la coulisse, coulisse la, products coulisse, coulisse pleated shades, pleated shades

Coulisse Wood Blinds

Posted by Greg Amato on Mon, May 13, 2013 @ 07:09 PM

We are pleased to finally add Coulisse Wood Blinds to our wide range of Coulisse products. Our Coulisse Wood Blinds raises the bar of quality compared to the traditional wood blinds. With its vast array of high gloss finishes, woodgrain finishes and real woods - we are breathing new life into a traditional window covering product.

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Topics: commercial, coulisse, residential, coulisse santa monica la, santa monica la coulisse, coulisse la, products coulisse, coulisse wood blinds, wood blinds

Sivoia QS Wireless

Posted by Greg Amato on Fri, May 10, 2013 @ 12:44 PM

Sivoia QS Wireless

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The innovative Sivoia QS Wireless shading system is beautiful, scalable, and reliable. This system can be used to control the entire family of Lutron automated window treatments, including roller shades, battery-powered insulating honeycomb shades, Venetian blinds, traditional drapery tracks, Kirbé® Vertical Drapery System, tensioned shades, and Roman shades with CERUS® uptake system. This wireless shading system is a perfect solution for retrofit and renovation due to the elimination of communication wiring between components. 

Sivoia QS Wireless offers precision control of shades in one room, multiple rooms, or an entire home or building all at the touch of a button. Using the proprietary Clear Connect™ RF Technology from Lutron, Sivoia QS Wireless directly integrates with Lutron lighting control systems, delivering total light control to any space.

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Topics: commercial, residential, lutron wireless roller shades, roller shades, wireless roller shades, sivoia wireless, qs wireless, products

Wireless Controls

Posted by Greg Amato on Thu, May 09, 2013 @ 12:45 PM

Engraved Wireless Wall Switch: Switch operation allows individual control for convenience of each office occupant or group control for operating all shades per exposure or building zone. Three position switches (up/center off/down). We now has the ability to custom engrave the DecoFlex WireFree RTS wall switch buttons for additional personalization. The engraving options for the DecoFlex WireFreeRTS includes a nine character maximum  for the top six buttons and a five character maximum for the bottom two command buttons. To further customize their switch, customers can choose their preferred character type, such as all capitalized, first letter capitalized or custom. 

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Topics: commercial, residential, wireless control options, roller shade options

History of the Roman Shade

Posted by Greg Amato on Tue, Mar 12, 2013 @ 09:25 AM

The concept of Engineered Shading Solutions goes back thousands of years with the Roman Shade. The Greeks and Romans provided shading in their Porticos and Colonnades. The Pantheon in Rome was built in 126 C.E. and shaded the Romans from the harsh Italian sun.


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Topics: fabrics, Shades, commercial, Solar, InSync, roller shades, Motorized, Roman Shades, motorized roman shades

The Abandoned Roller Shade Factory

Posted by Greg Amato on Tue, Mar 12, 2013 @ 09:16 AM

I recently found this interesting article by the Sweedish photographer Jakob Ehrensvärd. He photographs abandoned buidings. He stumbled across this roller shade factory. There are some great photos along with his observations. Enjoy...

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Topics: 1900's, factory, Shades, commercial, roller shades

Lutron Coulisse Collection

Posted by Greg Amato on Fri, Feb 15, 2013 @ 10:07 AM

Introducing the Lutron Coulisse Collection 

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Topics: lutron, commercial, Window Shades, Architects & Designers, draperies, motorized shades, Lutron Shades, energy savings, manual shade, Smart

Solar Powered Shades Are Here!

Posted by Greg Amato on Sun, Feb 10, 2013 @ 12:08 PM

It's been a long time coming, but your wait is finally over. Bay Screens & Shades is excited to offer a complete window covering control system for your residential or commercial project, powered simply by the new Solar Powered Nickel Metal Hydride battery which is 100% rechargable from the rays of the sun. Welcome to the new InSync SolarPac Shading System, the system of the future. 

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Topics: fabrics, Shades, commercial, residential, Window Shades, Architects & Designers, draperies, The Designer's Coach, Decorating with Fabric, Smart, Quiet, Recycled Material, Continued Education

Caution – Our Shades are Very Graphic!

Posted by Greg Amato on Sun, Feb 10, 2013 @ 12:08 PM

We know what you were thinking – This can’t be legal!  I’ll only take a quick peek!

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Topics: fabrics, Shades, commercial, Solar, Window Shades, Architects & Designers, Motors, draperies, Decorating with Fabric, Motorized, Product News, NYC, Smart, Quiet, Graphics, Recycle, Recycled Material