Blog Posts

September 14, 2021

Manny on the Grit by Design Podcast

Listen to Manny’s conversation with Corinne Acampora on her latest episode of Grit by Design.

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April 30, 2021

3 Things to Know about Shutters

In our latest blog, we’re discussing 3 Things to Know about Shutters. We’ll cover the styles, benefits and easability that contribute to their popularity in today’s interior design world.

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March 16, 2021

The Rise of the Home Office

A year ago today, in light of the growing pandemic, we made the difficult decision to close the workroom. What we thought was a 2 week pause turned out to extend into a much longer…

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February 8, 2021

Looking Ahead: 2021 Interior Design Trends

It’s hard to believe we’re already well into month 2 of 2021. Our team has been going non-stop these last few weeks, reminding us of our important role as a drapery workroom…

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December 22, 2020

Welcome to the new Makkas Drapery Workroom Website

As the day has finally arrived to launch our new website, we wonder where the year has gone. Then we remember exactly where it has gone and we find ourselves taking a few. deep breaths..

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July 1, 2019

Window Blind Design in the Age of Automation and Child Safety

According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, between 2012 and 2017 there were 50 reported fatalities linked to window cord strangulation among infants and young children…

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June 10, 2019

A Unique Partnership withInternational Designer Joseph Abboud

Over the last three decades, American menswear designer, author, Boston native and Red Sox fan Joseph Abboud has stayed focused on one thing – designing an impeccably detailed, perfectly tailored men’s suit, always modern, always edgy and always made in America…

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April 9, 2019

The Role of Hardware in Today’s Design

Just like the right hardware can turn a window into a paradise of warmth and comfort, an ill fitted or lower quality piece can make your designs fall short of the look you’re hoping to achieve…

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