karim rashid: skylight shades for velux
 
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feb 10, 2011

karim rashid: skylight shades for velux

the eight yet-untitled designs in the velux skylight blind collection designed by karim rashid

designer karim rashid has partnered with velux in designing a series of skylight blackout shades.

through february, a web competition invites individuals to propose names for each of the designs in the eight-piece collection, which can be viewed and voted on by others. at the contest’s close, the most highly voted entries will become the official names of each of the blinds.

designed to provide complete darkness when completely lowered, the shades in the new line also provides thermal insulation for windows, generating a 33% decrease in heat flow.

the shades provide full light blackout when completely lowered

the pattern with the working title ‘sensual metallic blinds’

designer karim rashid, with one of the new patterns

detail view of one of the designs, with working title ‘graphic flower black blinds’

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