Hunter Douglas is delighted that the Window Covering Manufacturers Association (WCMA) panel of independent judges has given such strong endorsement to the Hunter Douglas products as well as the marketing , merchandising, and education programs Hunter Douglas provides to their dealers. The WCMA Product Innovation Awards represent the benchmark of excellence in the industry. The 2007 results are in and Hunter Douglas has, once again, led the field by capturing the coveted Product Of The Year, as well as more awards than any other company - an impressive 16 out of the 30 awards granted by the WCMA went to Hunter Douglas companies. Hunter Douglas also swept the Alternative Shading Products and Horizontal Blinds categories and won all four major Merchandising awards.
These results are a testament to the extraordinary commitment of Hunter Douglas to product innovation, market leadership and customer service. Hunter Douglas is grateful for these honors and especially for the outstanding support of their fabricators.
It is not only a matter of opinion that Hunter Douglas has the best products on the market. Hunter Douglas has the accolades to prove it! See the additional listing below of awards and recognitions bestowed on Hunter Douglas and its fine window fashions products, from some of the biggest authorities in the industry.
Highlights of the 2007 Product Innovations Awards presented to Hunter Douglas by the WCMA are as follows:
Modern Precious Metals Reveal™ with MagnaView™ patent-pending aluminum blinds
- Product of the Year
- Best New Style Concept- Horizontal Blinds Category
- Best New Technical Innovation- Horizontal Blinds Category
- Most Innovative Overall Design- Horizontal Blinds Category
Duette® Architella™ Collection honeycomb shades
- Most Innovative Overall Design- Cellular Shades Category
Vignette® Modern Roman Shades
- Best New Style Concept- Alternative Shading Products Category
Skyline™ Gliding Window Panels
- Best New Technical Innovation - Alternative Shading Products Category
Silhouette® Window Shadings with the Tilt-Only Low-Profile system
- Best New Technical Innovation- Specialty Applications Category
Playful Possibilities Collection from Nantucket™ window shadings
- Honorable Mention for Best New style concept alternative shading products category
Hunter Douglas 2006 3 in 1 Promotion
- Best advertising and promotional program merchandising category
Hunter Douglas Retail Modular Display System
- Most Innovative Point of Sale Display Program
Premieres 2006: Out Prepare, Out Perform, Out Produce
Skyline™ Gliding Window Panels Sample Book
- Best New Sampling Program
Metropolitan Home Design 100: Silhouette® window shadings in the Quartette 4" vane size was chosen as one of the most impressive design innovations of the year, featured in the very exclusive May issue.
House and Garden Designers Best 07: 20,000 interior designers were asked to identify their top picks of services and products in categories ranging from window treatments, furniture and flooring, to table top and linens. One again, Hunter Douglas was front and center for window fashions.
Chicago Athenaeum Good Design Award: Designer Screen Shades were the only window covering in the industry to nab an award in one of the world's oldest and most prestigious design competitions.
Interior Design Rosco Award: The Prestigious Roscoe awards were finally reinstituted in 2006, after more than 10 years of silence. Among the selections for window treatments were Duette® Architella honeycomb shades, featured in the December Best of Year issue and seen by premier architects and designers at the awards ceremony at the Guggenheim Museum.
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