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The fascinating historical inspiration behind the earliest Roman blinds

Given their name, you probably won't be too surprised to learn that the origins of Roman blinds can be traced back to the ancient Roman Empire. However, more eye-opening is exactly how these blinds came to be. They were originally created over 2,000 years ago, when the Empire was at its peak, but were initially inspired by practical needs rather than style trends.

All roads lead to... Roman dust

The intriguing and centuries-long history of Venetian blinds

Here at All Kent Shutters and Blinds, we offer Venetian blinds in both wood and metal - but before purchasing your Venetian blinds, you may be interested to know how they came to be. After all, they have a distinctive and easily recognisable design that suggests centuries of gradual refinement.

Indeed, the history of these blinds does go back hundreds of years - and it's a history that abounds in fascinating developments, but also a significant degree of mystery.

Less-than-clear origins

What are the benefits of custom-made shutters?

There are many advantages of choosing custom-made shutters for your home or business. After all, if you've spent weeks dreaming up the perfect design of shutters for your property, there's no doubt that this is going to be unique to your tastes.

Custom-made shutters are a larger investment than many off-the-shelf products, but we'll take a look at what benefits they can bring to make that investment worthwhile.

They are designed to fit your windows perfectly

Vertical Blinds

Our Vertical blind fabric range offers a wonderful selection of compositions, colours and designs and yet does not compromise on quality. There is a fantastic range of neutral or vibrant plains, textures and patterns with a number of specialist coatings from Teflon® to Flame Retardant. All of our made-to-measure blinds are manufactured to the highest standard to ensure you get the window dressing solution you are looking for. Call us now for your FREE no obligation quotation: 0208 300 5536