An Introduction to Different Blind Types with Blind Technique

Blind Technique Recent Local Installation of Roller Blinds

When looking for your next new custom blinds it can seem like there are a lot of different blind types on offer. Blind Technique have over 35 years’ experience within the custom Blinds Industry so let us talk you through seven of the most popular different blind types. Note your ideal choice depends strongly on what you need it to do and in which room of your home you are looking to have it installed.

The Most Popular Different Blind Types

Roller Blinds

Roller Blinds – an easy-to-use blind (manual or motorised control), understated in terms of design, and suitable  for use within the home or your place of work. A perfect choice to dress a small window in a bedroom, kitchen or office. The large panel area of the blind lends itself to hosting a range of fabric patterns and designs with technically advanced fabric choices available – like high specification (light filtering) screen fabric or blackout material. Roller Blinds, like Roman Blinds, offer the ideal pairing companion to custom-made curtains, creating a ‘layering’ effect.

Plantation Shutters

Plantation Shutters – an effortlessly elegant and iconic design choice when it comes to considering the different blind types available to you. Plantation shutters can be called wooden or window shutters. Plantation shutters are bespoke manufacture meaning they are made to survey for you. Their aesthetic and functional versatility means many of our valued customers dress their living room with wooden shutters, others select vinyl shutters for the bathroom whilst we are receiving more orders still for aluminium security shutters for a home office space, for example.

Pleated Blinds

Pleated Blinds – dress your Conservatory Roof Blinds with Pleated Blinds. Did you know that Blind Technique manufactures all these blinds on a hand-crafted basis here in the UK? They are easy to use with many modern and contemporary design finishes available. Increased privacy and light control plus the capability to coordinate your side window and roof blinds to match, completing your chosen look, means they are very much in demand.

Conservatory Blinds

Conservatory Blinds – our flagship product when we started our family run business in 2004. We have great control over the production process as we locally manufacture conservatory and window blinds form the same family of fabrics today. Within your choice of different blind types to dress the conservatory – our most popular and practical options include Pleated Blinds, Roller Blinds and Perfect Fit Blinds. We can also offer Shaped Roof Blinds, Blinds for Roof Lanterns and Blinds for Skylight Windows, too.

Wooden Venetian Blinds

Wooden Venetian Blinds – three ranges to choose from with product options offering natural wood shades, dark woods, lighter shades and even painted colours. Truly customise this choice to create a timeless classic or modern, contemporary look. Wooden Venetian Blinds are particularly suited to dressing bay windows in the living room/lounge. An ideal pairing companion to Wooden Venetian Blinds are Plantation Shutters.

Roman Blinds

Roman Blinds – of the different blind types in our product portfolio, it is safe to say that Roman Blinds represent the most luxurious looking choice creating a real design statement if desired. This highly decorative style makes the best use of your selected fabric via its soft looping structure. Roman Blinds are often suited to bedrooms, dining rooms or the lounge. Did you know that we can also offer you the chance to manufacture your bespoke Roman Blinds from your own fabric?


Awnings –  looking for an awning for your garden or patio area at home or one for the terrace area at your commercial premises? If so, we are perfectly positioned to help you enjoy your outdoor space that much more. Awnings are completely different blind types, a stylish and practical solar shading solution when you are entertaining or working outdoors. Awnings can increase your privacy during a family party or barbecue or when welcoming guests to your business in the warmer weather.

As you browse our website, you will see the entire range of different blind types we can offer you.

Take all the time you need to choose.

We look forward to your call, email or visit.

Remember we are here at Blind Technique to help – call 0208 866 6088 or email