Chicago, Il-Fresh off several successful speaking engagements, window fashion expert, Deb Barrett was recently named lead window fashion expert for Inspired Drapes, offering soft custom window coverings. As Inspired Drapes’ window fashion expert, Barrett will work closely with their vendor alliance team to offer advice, produce a series of training videos and live presentations and develop curriculum for their upcoming Drapery Schools. When asked about the collaboration, Barrett says, “I am thrilled to be a part of this brand expansion and to have the opportunity to work with Inspired Drapes team. They have an unparalleled commitment to the window covering industry, their partners and especially their franchisees.”
Not one to hold back on design secrets, Barrett will be sharing tips, trick and inspiration with the Inspired Drapes designers to help them build their soft custom window treatment business. Barrett says, “The window covering niche is a complex and technical area, through the Inspired Drapes training we are developing, we can give Inspired Drapes designers an edge when dealing with savvy clients and aggressive competition by making their proposals spot on and with the wow factor that makes them difficult to ignore.”
About Inspired Drapes
Inspired Drapes is a new division of Budget Blinds devoted to the soft custom window coverings and home accessories. Budget Blinds is based in Orange, California, and was founded in 1992 and currently boasts over 800 franchise territories serving nearly 4,000 cities throughout the United States and Canada. Budget Blinds has been recognized as a leader in the franchise industry by organizations such as Entrepreneur, AllBusiness, Inc. and Franchise Business Review. Their vendor alliances and product portfolio continue to grow in line with consumer’s home improvement aspirations, positioning Budget Blinds to be the leader in the multi-billion dollar window coverings market. http://www.budgetblinds.com
About Deb Barrett
Deb Barrett has been actively working in the design and window coverings industry since 1975. She has a varied background and experience that is a rare mix in the industry.Based in the Chicago metro area and thanks to her fascination with what’s around the corner, Barrett has become to be a Window Fashion Visionary. With the philosophy that a great room needs a great window treatment driving her design business, Window Dressings, Deb is an award winning designer. Nationally known, she speaks and reports across the country on cutting edge design and trend topics. An energetic and prolific professional, she is currently working on her new book, “It’s All in the Details” and posting to her blog, Design Confidential.