Designer Resources

Drapery Trim and Banding: What You Need to Know

Adding drapery trim and banding is an easy and affordable way to enhance your custom window treatments. While the styles of decorative trim and banding have certainly changed over the years, these upgrades are still as popular as ever. Adding decorative trim or coordinating fabrics is an easy way to add character to your custom window treatments. Use drapery trim to create an element of visual interest, add a pop of color, or hide seams on the… Read More

Perfect Getaways

  About this Collection As refreshing as a day by the sea or in the mountains, picnicking by the lake or in an elegant metropolis — you decide where your short escape from everyday life takes you. Perfect Getaways, ADO’s latest collection, provides the perfect textile companion for any destination. With charm and versatility, they open up new perspectives and bestow moments of joy all year round, just like an unforgettable weekend getaway. What’s your favorite getaway?… Read More

‘Colors of Light’ — Textile Facets of Light

Color and light go together like day and night. The constant change throughout the day controls our way of life and affects how comfortable we feel in an environment. This makes light control one of the most important factors when it comes to decorating. We use light to brighten and clarify activity. In contrast, the absence of light invokes nocturnal peace and elegance. The fabrics and colors in the new ADO autumn collection play with light in a variety… Read More

Window Treatment Dictionary

Whether you’re a designer or a consumer searching for the perfect custom made window treatment, there is a lot of jargon that gets thrown around. Below is a list of commonly used terms to help you speak the lingo and realize all of your options in the search for the perfect window treatment.

Fabric Dictionary: A Complete Guide for Interior Designers

Forget the jargon, keeping up with the latest trends is hard enough. That is why we put together this reference guide of fabric information—to help you keep your sanity! This guide can also help you identify your favorite types of fabric, so you can easily find them for future projects. You can even geek out with us, and leave your ‘fun fabric facts’ in the comments section!

The Color of the Year = Time for Sheers!

White. It’s all the colors, and yet, none at all. But that is what makes white so great—it’s the perfect neutral that can be paired with anything! Maybe that is why usually fierce competitors Benjamin Moore, Glidden, Sherwin-Williams and Behr are all on the same wavelength (pardon the pun). Benjamin Moore and Glidden recently announced shades of white as their 2016 “Color of the Year”, while Sherwin-Williams and Behr each feature off-white hues in their 2016… Read More

INTRODUCING flair21!

The same high quality you know and trust — the availability and customer service you deserve!   In today’s economy, we understand that customers expect quick turnaround, even for unique, custom-made products like our fabric and window treatments. In order to meet this growing demand, we are pleased to introduce a new quick-ship fabric collection, flair21. At the same time, we are adopting flair21 as our new company name and brand under which we will… Read More

ADO Returns to High Point

Spring Market in High Point, NC is just around the corner, and we are very excited to see all of the latest trends in interior decorating. We are even MORE excited to see you, our valued partners, in person! We have some gorgeous new designer fabrics that we would love to share with you—including our brand new collection, Flair21. Featuring 18 brand new designs, our top 10 sheers (in updated colorways) and three best-selling faux linens, this… Read More