Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shades

Create beautiful ambient light with Silhouette Window Shades

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Silhouette preserves the view
Silhouette preserves the view.

Silhouette Window Shades provide total light control

Hunter Douglas Silhouette Window Shadings are designed to soften and control natural sunlight. Hunter Douglas' elegant Silhouette® window shadings combine the softness, beauty and light diffusion of sheers with the function of fabric vanes for total light control and privacy. The vanes are suspended between two sheer fabric facings and offer a wide selection of beautiful fabrics and optional features that completely disappear into the head rail when fully raised.


Silhouette features and choices let you create the perfect shade for you

  • Available with 2", 3" or 4" vanes
  • Wide variety of color choices in varying opacity levels
  • Multiple operator choices
    • PowerView™ Motorized System
    • LiteRise® Cordless System
    • UltraGlide® Click and Walk Away™ Retractable Cord System
    • EasyRise™ Continuous Loop Operation
    • Top-Down/Bottom-Up option
  • GreenGuard Certified
  • Excellent Ultraviolet protection
  • Reduce your need for artificial lighting

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Silhouette Duolite

Light diffusion and room darkening together in one extraordinary product.

Click on the Duolite tab to learn more.


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Fabric options for Silhouette Shades

Silhouette Shades, with Signature S-Vanes, suspend fabric vanes between two sheer fabric facings. These window fashions come in eight elegant fabrics and in a variety of beautiful neutral colors, pastels, and soft hues.

Wide Selection of classic fabrics.  The Silhouette revolution all begin with our most popular Originale classic woven vanes.

  • Originale: 16 popular colors
  • Bon-Soir: designer colors with light filtering vanes
  • Toujours: neutral colors with linen-textured vanes
  • Boucle: finely-patterned vanes
  • Bon-Jour: subtle colors with raw silk textured vanes
  • The Matisse Selection: bold-colored sheers
  • Matisse Collection Bon-Soir
  • Mystere
  • Monaco: bold-colored sheers with light-dimming fabric vanes

New Fabrics.  The fabric collection continues to grow with the new Sunscreen Privacy Shadings, Chateau richly-textured colors with colored sheers, Nouveau neutral colors with nature-inspired vanes, & Voila subtle colors with a pinstripe sheer.


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Silhouette with EasyRise operator

Silhouette Shade operator options

The operator your choose for your Silhouette Shades can have a significant effect on your lifestyle! For homes with small children or pets, cordless LiteRise may be the best choice. The convenience of UltraGlide 2 or motorized PowerView could be the small luxury that makes your day every time you use them.

  • EasyRise™ continuous cord loop you can raise, adjust and lower your shades by simply pulling on the cord. Its continuous loop makes it easy to lift large shades
  • UltraGlide® 2 Click and Walk Away: This revolutionary Hunter Douglas operating system uses a retractable cord mechanism to raise and lower the window shade or shading. A constant cord length means there are never any long, dangling cords to detract from the appearance of the shade. Ideal for child and pet safety. Automatically opens the vanes when completely lowered.
  • LiteRise® operating system makes raising and lowering blinds and shades easier than ever. Simply push up to raise and pull down to lower. Your blinds and shades stay right where you put them
    • No lift cords for a clean, uncluttered look
    • Proprietary design holds blinds and shades securely in any position—no constant adjusting
    • Elimination of lift cords means increased safety for children and pets
  • PowerView™ Motorized with hard-wired or battery systems. Learn how easy it is to set up, program and operate your Hunter Douglas window coverings to automatically open and close, whenever you want, from wherever you are


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Silhouette with Ultraglide operator

Silhouette Duolite Shades

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Silhouette Duolite shades give the best of both worlds.

Window Coverings Manufacturer's Association 2015 Product of the Year award winner: Silhouette® Duolite shadings offer the best of both worlds!

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  • Combination of the light diffusing Silhouette and a room darkening roller shade.
  • The roller shade fits snugly behind the Silhouette in the same headrail.
  • Both shades operate independently from each other.
  • The individual operation of each shade give you more versatility in light control.
  • When both shades are lowered completely, the amount of light entering the room is greatly reduced.
  • Operating System Options:
    • PowerView™ Motorized System
    • UltraGlide® Click and Walk Away™ Retractable Cord System