Long Island City, NY (PRWEB) September 18, 2008
From NYC to San Francisco and for every design aficionado in between the coasts, The Shade Store has expanded its custom window treatment design products and services to respond to style demands across the nation. In September 2008, The Shade Store opened two new retail showrooms on opposite coasts to further customize service for the design-ambitious NYC and San Francisco markets. Additionally, The Shade Store has partnered with prominent local design specialty retailers across the country to set up in-store boutiques featuring The Shade Store exclusive window dressing collections. For the style-conscious cyber-consumer, The Shade Store online storefront features extensive design assistance including a design-idea photo gallery and live chat. All showroom, in-store boutique and online custom orders are shipped in ten days or less.
The Shade Store Design Pod is located in the prime "Designer's Way" area of midtown Manhattan next to the D&D Building. The Design Pod is an efficient design center where shoppers and designers can get instant access to The Shade Store's complete, exclusive window treatments collections including the latest designer introductions from Chilewich and DwellStudio. Wall-to-wall, ceiling-to-floor installations showcase roller and solar shades, blinds, drapery, panel systems and accessories. On-site design consultations, a full library of take-away fabric/material swatches, and order-ready computer stations carefully choreograph the modern consumer's efficient, design-savvy shopping experience.
The Shade Store San Francisco, the first showroom outside of New York City, is located in the Bay Area's well known commercial district on Fillmore Street. Designed to inspire, the new 1,690 square foot window treatment design center features sophisticated and contemporary options and ideas for the modern lifestyle. The Shade Store San Francisco offers shoppers and designers personalized design assistance and instant access to The Shade Store's complete, exclusive window treatment offerings. The latest home décor trends and the newest designer introductions are displayed in the relaxed, lounge environment while consumers experience The Shade Store's signature custom, simple service including on-site design consultations, measure and install assistance and free sample swatch library.
The Design Pod, 989 Third Ave., NYC (between 58th and 58th St), is open Monday thru Friday, from 9am to 6pm, and Saturday from 10am to 6pm. The Shade Store San Francisco, 1932 Fillmore Street, is open seven days a week: Monday thru Friday, from 10am to 7pm, Saturday from 10am to 6pm, Sunday 12pm to 6pm. To locate an affiliate boutique, The Shade Store website "store locator" lists all locations. Click here to visit The Shade Store Showrooms.
The Shade Store is the modern solution for the design savvy consumer who seeks style and quality together with convenience and affordability. Specializing in custom, couture quality window treatments, The Shade Store exclusive products are available nationwide via a fully interactive "online storefront", ordering catalog, three independent retail showrooms in SoHo and midtown, NYC, San Francisco, CA, and affiliate in-store boutiques.