Monthly Archives: May 2010

  • The Home Technology Event 2010

    Posted on 19th May 2010 by Lee.

    The fast approaching Smart Home Expo is the perfect event for Controliss Blinds to explore the latest home automation technologies.

    Organised by CEDIA, the Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association, the Home Technology Event is the only dedicated product and training event for smart home innovations. The trade event showcases an ever growing portfolio of products and services for designers, installers, integrators and specifiers of electronic systems in the home. Featuring the latest innovations and technologies in home cinema, blinds, audio-video solutions, lighting control, structured wiring, HVAC control, and security systems plus the most diverse education and conference programme the industry has to offer. Following its 12th year, CEDIA Expo re-affirmed its position as THE event for anyone involved in residential custom installation. This exhibition, which runs alongside CEDIA's extensive seminar programme, is used as a launch pad and showcase by manufacturers and distributors allowing visitors to see, experience and discuss the latest products and technology available. Exhibition Dates: 15 - 17 June 2010

    Cedia Expo 2010

    This Post was posted in Home Automation, Smart Home and was tagged with Electric Blinds, Home Automation, Motorised Blinds, Remote Control, Smart Home

  • Motorised Wooden Blinds - A Design Classic in the Making

    Posted on 18th May 2010 by Lee.

    The Wooden Venetian blind has long been thought of as a 'design classic'; simple, stylish and chic. We all love the harmonious natural qualities of real wood and the Controliss automatic remote control adds a luxurious twist to everyday operation. Wooden blinds have undergone some exciting transitions in recent years with the introduction of striking, vibrant timber designs and exotic textured slat finishes. Gone are the days blinds were viewed as only functional window coverings. A real wooden blind is as important as your favorite piece of furniture and every bit as pleasing. Now with integrated silky smooth motor you can enjoy the natural beauty of real wood with affordable remote control operation.

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    This Post was posted in Wooden Blinds and was tagged with Electric Blinds, Motorised Blinds, Remote Control, Wooden Blinds

  • Blinds Trends - Pantone® Turquoise Colour of the Year 2010

    Posted on 17th May 2010 by Lee.

    Add a splash of the tropics to your window with Turquoise Controliss Vertical and Venetian blinds.

    “In many cultures, Turquoise occupies a very special position in the world of colour,” explains Leatrice Eiseman, executive director of the Pantone Colour Institute®. “It is believed to be a protective talisman, a colour of deep compassion and healing, and a colour of faith and truth, inspired by water and sky. Through years of colour word-association studies, we also find that Turquoise represents an escape to many – taking them to a tropical paradise that is pleasant and inviting, even if only a fantasy.” Whether envisioned as a tranquil ocean surrounding a tropical island or a protective stone warding off evil spirits, Turquoise is a colour that most people respond to positively. It is universally flattering, has appeal for men and women, and translates easily to fashion and interiors. With both warm and cool undertones, Turquoise pairs nicely with any other color in the spectrum. Turquoise adds a splash of excitement to neutrals and browns, complements reds and pinks, creates a classic maritime look with deep blues, livens up all other greens, and is especially trend-setting with yellow-greens. A Turquoise remote control blind adds an evocative, spa-like hue with an undertone of warmth and excitement that looks great in bathrooms, en-suites and kitchens.

    Eucalyptus Vertical Blind

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    Esi-clean Topaz Vertical Blind

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    Satin Miragebay Venetian Blind

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    Satin Glacier Pool Venetian Blind

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    This Post was posted in Venetian Blinds, Vertical Blinds and was tagged with Electric Blinds, Motorised Blinds, Remote Control, Venetian Blinds, Vertical Blinds

  • Evolution of the Motorised Blind

    Posted on 13th May 2010 by Lee.

    The evolution of the Controliss blind now means everyone can enjoy the benefits of affordable remote operation in battery operated motorised blind that is quick and convenient to install. Gone are the days when the installation of remote control blinds required qualified electricians running cables up and down interior walls causing massive disruption to decoration. Controliss wireless remote control blinds are powered by everyday batteries that are discretely located: there is no need to run cables to a power supply. The reality is our blinds are as easy to install as any basic blind.

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    This Post was posted in Controliss® Blinds and was tagged with Electric Blinds, Motorised Blinds, Remote Control

  • Controliss Blog

    Posted on 10th May 2010 by Lee.

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