Hunter Douglas is the world’s leading manufacturer of window coverings as well as a major manufacturer of architectural products. Our strength is our ability to develop innovative, high quality, proprietary products that can be found in millions of homes and commercial buildings around the globe. We operate as a highly decentralised, global federation of small and medium-sized companies that manufacture and market similar products.
Innovation is what drives us - we're always thinking
of new ways to solve challenges.
Hunter Douglas at a Glance
Our Unique Culture
“Business is people” is our core guiding principle. We consider our culture of professional entrepreneurship a key competitive advantage, that drives our organization. We are a decentralized federation of specialized companies, run by people who manage our companies as their own. This enables fast decision making with organizations that respond quickly to fast changing design trends. Many of our businesses today are still run by their founding entrepreneurs. We run these businesses with a minimum of staff based on a second core principle of “minimum interference, maximum accountability”.
For more than 60 years Hunter Douglas has led the market in custom-made window treatments in North America. Innovation in Light Control, Privacy, Insulation, UV Protection, Motorisation and Cutting Edge Visualisation Technology enhance everyday living.
Europe’s leading brand name for exclusive made to measure window treatments. Innovative proprietary brands including Silhouette® Shades, Duette® Shades and Facette® Shades and the most innovative motorised lifting systems, offer the ultimate in style, convenience and safety.
Hunter Douglas Architectural
Our innovative Ceilings, Sun Control and Intelligent Façade Systems meet the highest international standards for commercial, hospitality and institutional application.
The leading manufacturer of award-winning translucent materials and lighting solutions for the architecture and design community. Brand names include Varia EcoReisin, Chroma and LightArt ™
NBK™ Architectural Terracotta
The NBK name is synonymous with high performance Terracca Façade innovation, uncompromising Quality, Design and Performance and a new aesthetic for contemporary architecture.
Mermet Sun Control
For over 60 years, the Mermet brand has led the Sun Screen market with some of the most technologically advanced Sun Screen Fabrics in the industry. Mermet’s innovative, functional fabrics are designed for solar protection, energy saving, with outstanding aesthetics and acoustical comfort.
INNOVATION IN EVERY PRODUCT
Across the board and throughout the world, Hunter Douglas has set new standards in Research, Design and Technology harnessing the creative talents of our international employees. Designing ground-breaking products with responsible manufacturing and outstanding quality is the cornerstone of our success with a market leading portfolio of innovative brands, products and services.
THE ART OF WINDOW STYLING
At Hunter Douglas our window treatments start with great design. Light control, energy efficiency and the convenience of motorisation are just some of the innovations that enhance the beauty of every room, every day. More than just covering windows – it’s the Art of Window Styling.
Collaborating with architects we take ideas from the drawing board and turn them into inspiring reality. Our Sun-Control solutions, Suspended Ceilings, Ventilated Façade systems and Translucent Materials, have helped create some of the world’s most iconic and energy efficient buildings.
We have a long and inspiring history – regularly introducing exciting new developments and ground-breaking innovations – See where it all began.