Enjoy Outdoor Views and Indoor Privacy with these Light Diffusing Sheer Shades

Hunter Douglas Nantucket Blinds are a unique blend between a sheer curtain and a horizontal blind, creating a natural diffused light while maintaining privacy from the outside world.

Nantucket blinds feature 3-inch S-shaped vanes suspended between two sheer fabric layers. This design allows the vanes to be tilted open and closed like regular blinds to control light and privacy.

However, no matter what position the vanes are in, the front and back sheer layers remain in place to keep the light soft and prevent anyone outside from seeing through. 

Why Choose Hunter Douglas Nantucket Window Shades?

There are many benefits to choosing Hunter Douglas Nantucket Blinds, such as:

UV Protection

Prolonged exposure to the sun’s ultraviolet rays can cause damage, such as fading and warping, to flooring and furniture. The sheer fabric of the Nantucket Blind can filter up to 88% of UV rays when the vanes are open and up to 99% of the damaging sun rays when the vanes are in a fully closed position. Nantucket blinds allow you to protect your furniture while still enjoying the natural light and view.


Hunter Douglas Nantucket blinds are ideal if you require privacy but still wish to retain some natural sunlight. When seen from the outside, these sheer coverings block the view into the home, yet anyone inside can still see out. For complete privacy at night time, the vanes should be fully closed.

Light Control 

Allowing some natural light into the home is good for our mental health and reduces the energy spent on artificial lighting. Because Nantucket blinds allow gently filtered sunlight into your home, you can still feel all the benefits of natural light without the damage risks. When you want to block out the light, close the vanes partially or fully for significant room darkening.

Beautiful Style Choices for Every Room

Hunter Douglas Nantucket window shadings work well in every room in the home. Available in a range of elegant and timeless fabric colours, including pale and neutral tones as well as a variety of textured finishes, there is something to suit all tastes. 

Suitable for Unusually Shaped Windows

Nantucket blinds are ideal for unusually shaped windows as the tilting vanes allow light control even when the blind is fitted into a static position. Window shapes that may benefit from Nantucket blinds include: 

  • Arches
  • Angles
  • Bay and corner windows
  • Patio and French doors

A Choice of Operating Systems

The benefit of lightweight blinds like Hunter Douglas Nantucket is they can be operated easily by hand. You can adjust the vanes simply with a wand. Operating systems available for this blind include:

  • UltraGlide – Uses a retractable wand to open and close the blind
  • LiteRise – Simply push or pull the blind into position with a light touch of the hand
  • SoftTouch – Just press the end of this motorized wand to open or close the blind
  • PowerView – For hard-to-reach windows or easy touch-free operation, PowerView allows the blinds to be controlled by your smart device or the Pebble Remote

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