ISSUE 31  |  Summer Idyll

5 Quick Fixes: Architects’ Favorite Curtain Hardware

August 12, 2016 8:00 AM

BY Meredith Swinehart

Why is good-looking drapery hardware so hard to find? We knew we were missing something, so we turned to members of the Remodelista Architect/Designer Directory to fill us in on their favorites.

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Above: SF interior designer Nicole Hollis likes custom-made bronze curtain hardware from Tuell & Reynolds. Shown here is their Newport Drapery Hardware in medium bronze.

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Above: Portland, Oregon, interior designer Jessica Helgerson likes Jonathan Browning Studio’s Coin Edge Drapery Hardware, shown in antique bronze. We agree; we featured the line in Curtain Call: World’s Most Beautiful Drapery Hardware.

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Above: Dave Swetz of Butler Armsden Architects in San Francisco chose Browning’s Langeais Drapery Hardware, which he calls “beautifully detailed and hard-lined contemporary hardware in a world of circles, rings, and rods.” It’s shown here in oil-rubbed bronze.

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Above: In her own home, Nancy Madynski of San Francisco’s Jeff King & Co. chose the recessed-mount Ripplefold system from Kirsch, “for a very clean, no-hardware look.” It’s also SF architect Neal Schwartz‘s go-to brand for curtain tracks.

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Above: For an industrial look with a perfect fit, we like Bow Return Curtain Rods from Campbell Ironworks in New York State, handmade to order.

For more, see all our posts highlighting Curtains, including DIY: The Copper Pipe Curtain Rod for $35.