Roman Shades in the past have been beautiful to look at but had tremendous operating difficulties with cords and functionality of the cord locks.  Hunter Douglas has solved this once again being on the cutting edge creating a simple solution for those that love the look Romans shades but do not want the headaches of the outdated products of ole.  With Luxurious fabrics and soft folds give Vignette Modern Roman Shades a clean, crisp look. Offered in semi-sheer, light-filtering and room-darkening fabrics, the range of styles and fold sizes help you create warm, inviting, beautiful windows.

The Traditional style is available in 4” and 6” folds – the fabric rolls up into the headrail and is completely hidden when raised. The Tiered option has a smaller headrail, with the traditional Roman shade stack in your windows. The Traversed style has 4” folds that stack vertically – a great option for large windows and patio doors.

Vignette Modern Roman Shades collection has 16 fabric styles, offering 102 fabric/colour combinations. There are no exposed cords, offering the benefit of child safety. Accents by the Yard cut yardage is available – perfect for bedding, pillows and coordinating accessories.

The Top Down / Bottom Up feature is a popular choice for areas where you want the option to adjust the shade to partially cover the window, allowing natural light in while maintaining privacy. There is a choice of control systems for the Vignette – EasyRise– a smoothly- operating continuous cord loop, the UltraGlide system which allows you to lower and tilt shades with one click, and raise the shade with short strokes of a retractable cord, or the LiteRise system which offers cordless manual operation.

The state-of-the-art PowerView battery-powered system offers convenience with the touch of a button. Be sure to ask about the Hub, which allows you to utilize the PowerView App for Apple and Android mobile devices. You can create Scenes to balance different lighting and privacy needs throughout the day – imagine being able to schedule your Vignette Modern Roman Shades to automatically open and close at the same time each day depending on the time of sunrise and sunset! And how convenient it would be to adjust your window treatments for temperature, privacy, and security from across the room or where ever you may find yourself in your travels.

Benefits and Features

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Operating Systems

Hunter Douglas’s brilliant new wireless operating system gives you the power to control and schedule. your Hunter Douglas window treatments from your smarthphone, tablet, or a remote control.

Hunter Douglas’s LiteRise cordless system lets you simply push up with your hand to raise and pull down to lower. Your Blinds and shades stay right where you put them.

Hunter Douglas’s revolutionary UltraGlide system features a unique, retractable cord – letting you raise and lower your window treatments without unsightly, dangling external cords.

Pulling down on the front of our EasyRise continuous loop lowers your window fashion. Pulling on the rear of the loop raises it.


This system is very simple with no cords, chains or wands and gives you flexibility to use one shade to cover the entire expanse or split it into two with the two-on-one headrail option with each shade operating independently. You can also choose the Duolite option that combines two different fabrics on one shade.

Open form the top or the bottom, or settle somewhere in between. With this feature, you create a perfect balance of privacy and natural light.