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On Trend Window Treatments: Metallic Glamour for the Fall

Posted on September 25, 2017 at 12:00 pm

  Fall is dropping its gorgeous veil upon us: crisp blue autumn skies, air with less heat and more bite, the unexpected color of leaves that have fallen overnight and the cold smell of morning dew that greets the nose on the way out of the door. Even if it is with a bit of sadness we are leaving summer behind and welcoming the Autumn. If you take a peak out your window, its all happening faster than you think. Fall creates ... Continue Reading

The Joy of Patterns: WINDOW TREATMENTS LOS ANGELES

Posted on September 18, 2017 at 12:34 pm

  A pattern is rhythm. Like a mandala, a true pattern can spiral out into something wild and beautiful and still maintain cohesion, because repetition. Patterns, much like life, set a standard design and then deviate before returning to form. Patterned window treatments have existed all throughout history, first appearing as hand painted stretches of Chinese silk or French linen. Then growing in style and elegance to the swanky, evocative modern patterns hung today over some of the best views in ... Continue Reading

Hard Fiber or Soft Fabric : A Window Dressing Debate – Los Angeles Custom Windows Treatments

Posted on September 14, 2017 at 12:33 pm

Hard Fibers VS. Soft Fabrics In home design, specifically in the dressing of windows, there is a choice between soft fabrics and hard fibers and that choice is often the backbone of what will become your home’s entire aesthetic. Because windows are the vistas from which we view our lives, their appropriate adornment defines the aperture and tonality of any  room. What is a hard fiber window treatment? Hard fiber window treatments can be easily categorized as shutter-style treatments, though not all hard ... Continue Reading

Return to Nature: Organic Perspectives on Home Design : LOS ANGELES WINDOW TREATMENT

Posted on September 11, 2017 at 12:28 pm

  Above all the others, one trend that has become recurrent in interior design is the trend of naturalism. In today’s world where the effects of global warming are undeniable and solutions towards sustainable ways of business and life are debated upon a frenetic political and ecological stage, the urge to be environmentally conscious is palpable. For the past decade there has been a steady rise in clientele looking for materials and aesthetics that fit within the ‘green movement’. The movement is ... Continue Reading

Function and the Art of Window Dressing – Los Angeles Custom Window Treatments

Posted on August 30, 2017 at 6:00 am

  When it comes to all home design, functionality reigns supreme. Opulent beauty and high end designs mean very little if the design does not do its intended job. Vinyl, aluminum and off the self products do everything that higher end window coverings do, they control the aperture of light in the room. However, what custom windows do do that the fore mention offerings cannot is simple: they connect on a deeper and more intimate level to your ideas of style, ... Continue Reading

The Connection of Color and Place in Los Angeles- Custom Window Treatments

Posted on August 28, 2017 at 1:50 pm

Imagine a beautiful house made of wood sitting close to a calm and peaceful ocean. This house  is painted a warm shade of beige, only a few hues darker than the sand itself. You go inside this house to find hardwood floor and stunning oceanfront views of a endless vista of indigo water. If you open up a window, the Pacific ocean breeze will travel all through the house bringing with it a fresh salty smell. Now try to imagine ... Continue Reading

Los Angeles Luxury Custom Sheer Drapery

Posted on July 3, 2017 at 6:00 am

Here is the lowdown on sheer fabrics... enjoy Batiste vs. Voile by Greenhouse Fabrics on July 17, 2017 by Melissa Wolck What is the difference between Batiste and Voile? Batiste, pronounced, BUH-TEEST, is a very soft, lightweight semi-opaque fabric that is woven in a plain weave. It is most commonly made from 100% cotton or a cotton/polyester blend, but historically was made of linen. This semi-sheer fabric is named after 13th century French linen weaver, Jean Baptiste. Batiste fabrics are often used for window treatments ... Continue Reading

VoyageLA Interview of Cory Jacoby – Custom Window Treatment Designer

Posted on June 10, 2017 at 6:00 am

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Ceiling Design Part III

Posted on April 20, 2017 at 6:01 am

Here is the final set on ceiling designs.... These are some of the best yet! 8. White ceilings are main stream or just luck of other choices?  There already was an example above with light blue color on the ceiling.  The ceiling color doesn’t have to be white. If color is chosen correctly, this will give more benefit than just white or off-white colors. In this room ceiling color is matching the wall wainscoting in-frames color. Photo by Architectural Digest  As we can see, there is ... Continue Reading

2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award

Posted on January 23, 2017 at 6:01 am

Jacoby Company Inc. Earns Esteemed 2016 Angie’s List Super Service Award Award reflects company’s consistently high level of customer service....................  Jacoby Company Inc. has earned the home service industry’s coveted Angie’s List Super Service Award, reflecting an exemplary year of customer service to members of the local services marketplace and consumer review site in 2016. This achievement is particularly significant as Angie’s List experienced unprecedented member growth in 2016. More than 1.6 million consumers, many of whom were eager to quickly hire highly ... Continue Reading