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Window blinds are a necessity in a home not only for privacy but also to blockout sunlight, street lights at night and help to reduce noise. With so many different modern blind styles on the market, it can be a little overwhelming deciding which modern blind type will work best for your home. There are a lot of factors that come into play when it comes to choosing blinds for the home. To help narrow down your option, here are a few modern blind types and how they might suit your décor style.

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Roller Blinds

Due to their simple functionality and easy application, Roller Blinds are the most popular modern blind type in Australia. They offer a modern and clean look and feel to a space without being obtrusive or inconvenient. Roller Blinds come in sunscreen, light filter or a blockout fabric option, or a combination of two, giving you full control over light and privacy.

Motorised Roller Blinds - Lounge Room

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Zebra Blinds

Zebra Blinds also known as Transition Blinds or Rainbow Blinds, are still relatively new to the market. If you have a modern décor scheme/style, then these are the modern blind for you. Zebra Blinds are essentially two blinds in one with sheer and light filter fabric, alternating to create a zebra stripe effect. This allows you to filter sunlight or dim out sunlight during the day.

Zebra Blinds - Bedroom

Honeycomb Blinds

Honeycomb Blinds also known as Cellular Blinds, are a modern blind that were designed with not only with style in mind but also insulation properties. The unique honeycomb cell design helps to trap air, creating a barrier between inside and out. They are an excellent modern blind solution for all year round and are available in a range of colours to suit all décor styles. Not only do the Honeycomb Blinds help you save on your energy bills, they are available in a wide range of model options, ensuring there is a solution for almost every window application.

Honeycomb Blinds Day and Night

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Roman Blinds

Roman Blinds may not necessarily be seen as a modern blind as they offer more of a classic style. However, with today’s latest interior décor trends, they are seeing a return in popularity. Roman Blinds offer the best of both worlds with the look and style of curtains but with the functionality and simplicity of blinds. When not in use, they simply gather into pleats and stack at the top of your window when raised and when lowered, they lie flat against your windows, offering excellent control over lighting and privacy. This makes Roman Blinds a popular choice for bedrooms due to their class and elegant look.

Roman Blinds White - Dining Room

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Venetian Blinds

Venetian Blinds are made with horizontal slats that are manoeuvred using cords to control the level of light and airflow. Commonly available in Timber, PVC and Aluminium. Venetian Blinds offer a solution for every room in the home. Timber Venetian Blinds are extremely popular due to their versatility and ability to work with almost any décor scheme. The PVC Venetian Blind option also referred to as Timber Look, are a highly durable modern blind. This makes them an excellent choice for rooms where moisture is present such as bathrooms, kitchens, laundries. Aluminium Venetian Blinds are also another durable, lightweight modern blind solution. They offer a modern, clean look and are a budget friendly option, making them great for office spaces.

Timber Venetian Blinds - Kitchen

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Many homeowners are opting for modern blinds over curtains as they are easy to clean, offer greater functionality and are more streamline and unobtrusive. Finding a modern blind solution that not only suits your décor style but also offers control over privacy and light is easy with the above options.


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