Silhouette® Shades - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Silhouette® Shades - FAQs
20 May 2020
What are Silhouette® Window Shadings?

Silhouette® Window Shadings is a brand of window blinds from Hunter Douglas.

Silhouette® Window Shadings feature soft adjustable S-shaped fabric vanes that appear to be floating between two sheer fabric panels.

The sheer fabric panels beautifully diffuse harsh sunlight. And the tilt of the vanes gives you the desired level of light and privacy.

What are the key features & benefits of Silhouette® Window Shadings?

  • Transforming Harsh Sunlight - Silhouette® Window Shadings transform harsh direct sunlight into remarkably soft light while maintaining a clear view-through.
  • Variable Light Control & Privacy - The soft S-vanes can be tilted to achieve precise light control. When closed, the S-vanes offer you complete privacy from the outside world.
  • Daytime Privacy - The two sheer fabric panels obscure the view into your home while still providing you a soft diffused view of the outside world.
  • UV Protection - Silhouette® Window Shadings provide up to 88% UV protection with open vanes while still maintaining a clear view-through. With closed vanes, the shades provide up to 99% UV protection.
  • Uncompromised Beauty - No cords run through the fabric to detract from the simple elegance of the Silhouette® Window Shadings.
  • Superior Hardware Design - The shades discreetly disappear into the sleek fabric-covered headrail when raised.

What is the orientation of Silhouette® Window Shadings?

Silhouette® Window Shadings are available in horizontal orientation only.

What are the vane sizes of Silhouette® Window Shadings?

Silhouette® Window Shadings are available in vane sizes of 2 inches, 3 inches, and 4 inches (Quarlette).

What fabric opacity is available for Silhouette® Window Shades?

Silhouette® Window Shadingsare available in the following opacities:
  • Translucent
  • Light Dimming

How to operate Silhouette® Window Shadings?

Silhouette® Window Shadings come with the options of the following control systems:
  • EasyRise™ - Pulling down on the front of this continuous loop raises your shade while pulling on the rear of the loop lowers it.
  • UltraGlide® - Features a single retractable cord that always remains at a constant length when raising and lowering your window treatments.
  • LiteRise® - A cordless system that simply lets you push up with your hand to raise and pull down to lower.
  • A Deux™ - A combination of a Silhouette shading and a room darkening roller shade in a single headrail.
  • DUOLITE® - Silhouette shading and roller shade in one integrated roller with a single control operation.
  • SoftTouch™ Motorization - A battery-powered system with wand-controlled operation. All you need to do is gently pull down on the wand to lower shades and push up to raise them.
  • PowerView® Automation - This brilliant wireless operating system gives you the power to control or schedule your Silhouette® Window Shadings via remote control or through an app on your smartphone.