Handcrafted Harmony & Balance: Window Coverings that Soothe the Spirit
Handcrafted Harmony & Balance: Window Coverings that Soothe the Spirit

The creative minds behind Hartmann&Forbes have been doing a little soul searching in recent months. Throughout their journey of self-discovery, they’ve solidified their founding philosophy:

“To maintain a sense of harmony and balance in today’s complex world, infusing handmade natural elements into interior spaces is vital to our well-being. At Hartmann&Forbes, our goal is to provide products that are not only pleasing to the eye, but also soothing to the spirit.”

As evidence of this affirmation, an array of unique, distressed finishes and woven textures has been introduced—31 new window coverings in all. Delicate strands of silvery metallic yarn have found their way into the arrowroot natural fibers of new handwoven Grassweaves, and the beauty and patina of aged barnwood has been carefully replicated by artisans hand-distressing the grains of natural Linden wood.

The 2014 Spring Update from Hartmann&Forbes Includes:

20 new woodblind finishes | 4 new Woven-to-Size Grassweaves | 7 Solarscreen and Privacy Fabrics

Highlights from the Spring Update include Barnwood finishes for woodblinds (above) that recall the beauty and patina of Oregon barnwood and new handwoven Grassweaves with a hint of silvery metallic thread (below).


Hartmann&Forbes is available through our St. Louis and Kansas City showrooms. Contact your local window covering department for more information on the Spring Updates or your sales representative Chris Paz.

Chris Paz: 314.249.9277 or chrisp@kdrshowrooms.com

KDR provides certified installers of blinds, shades, shutters and all motorized window products.
We offer a turnkey window covering program for specification, selection, measuring and installation of all window products represented by KDR.


  • •             Our installers will provide their measurements and specifications allowing us to give you an accurate price quote.
  • •             The program offers added convenience and efficiency with one invoice for product and labor.
  • •             Measuring & installation are quoted and included with your product quote.

KDR measuring & installation services are available in metropolitan Kansas City, Minneapolis and St. Louis.
For more information contact your KDR sales representative or local showroom.

Contact your window covering department.

St. Louis Showroom 314.993.5020

Kansas City Showroom 913.859.0400

Minneapolis Showroom 612.332.0402


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