Privacy With a View

The original Duette® Shades are as beautifully stylish as they are energy-efficient. Enjoy stunning designs and colours with a unique honeycomb structure that helps insulate your home all year round.

Privacy with a view duette blinds in dining room

Privacy With A View

If your home is street-facing, or if a room is overlooked, privacy matters. The unique Luxaflex® ‘Top-Down/Bottom-Up’ design gives you just as much privacy as you need. A blind designed to be as flexible as you need it to be.

Multiple operational options make this blind one of the most unique solutions for even the most unusual windows. Who knew there would be a blind for even the most creative architectural windows and doors? We’ve got you covered!

Block out, translucent
and sheer

Comes in different
colours and fabrics

Can be

Insulation and
UV protection

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Top Down Bottom Up

Open your shades from the top, from the bottom, or somewhere in between – and find your perfect balance of privacy, light and your view. We call it ‘Top-Down /Bottom-Up’, but to you, it simply means a beautifully versatile approach to light control. Operation options make this blind a choice for tilt-and-turn windows, skylights and areas where you wish to control privacy, light, insulation and sound absorption

Operation Options

Duette Fabric R-Values

A product’s “R-value” is a measurement of its ability to resist heat flow.

In a home during winter, R-values indicate the ability of walls, roofs & windows to keep the heat inside. The higher its R-value, the more insulation a product provides. A fully-recessed, reveal-mounted DUETTE® Architella Shade can increase the R-value of a 3mm single-glazed window from 0.13 to 0.78, reducing the heat transfer through that window by 83%. Independent modelling has shown that this in turn can reduce an average home’s heating costs by up to 43%

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The R-values are the combined measurement of 3mm (one-eighth inch) CI glass (R=0.127) plus the window covering and are reported in metric SI units. Thermal properties are determined by a certified third-party laboratory utilising accepted ASTM, NFRC and WES standards and procedures. Measurements may vary based on window type and method of installation.

Savings are based on the installation of fully-recessed, reveal-mounted DUETTE® Architella Opaque Shades in an average home in Sydney, compared with the House Energy Rating standard of Holland Blinds from AccuRate, in that home. These calculations have been modelled by an independent third party. Savings will vary based on the window type and installation.

Based on information from NABERS (National Australian Built Environment Rating System). Test results may vary depending on the testing institute used, the method of testing and the actual fabrics tested. All measurements are indications based on information provided in good faith, but Hunter Douglas cannot guarantee that the results will be duplicated in any specific environment.