Blinds – How Styles and Functionality Evolved Through the Ages

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The History of Blinds

Ever wondered how blinds have come to grace our homes? While most of us wouldn’t think that they’re something extraordinary, they actually have a long and interesting history. Let’s take a step back in time and discover how blinds came to be as we know them today.

Of all things, who would have thought that something as simple as a blind would have such a fascinating history? Interestingly, it is said that Thomas Jefferson was fascinated by blinds. Every window in his homes was covered from top to bottom with wooden blinds. He even went as far as giving blinds as gifts to his friends and family.

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