What to Know about Adding Lighting

When Draper talks about lighting, it is usually within the context of either controlling natural light through window shades and other solar control solutions, or choosing the projection screen that works best in the lighting conditions. However, an article on the...

Screens for Worship Facilities

When beginning to plan for new or updated AV in a worship facility, one of the first questions is usually, “What screen should I use?” Like many things in life, there is not one definitive answer to that question. The closest thing to an answer is answer is, “that...

Draper at LDI

Later this month, Draper will be heading for Las Vegas to exhibit at the 2014 LDI show. Draper will be exhibiting November 21-23 in booth 2269. This year Jim Hoodlebrink and Kimberly McCormick will be showing off several Draper products that make excellent solutions...

Draper’s Projector Lift Selection Tool

This week’s post is by Amy Madden (MBA, CTS, LEED®AP). Amy is the Sales Support and Projector/FlatScreen Lifts Product Manager at Draper, Inc. One of the strong points of Draper’s line of projector lifts is the depth and breadth of the line. There are so many options...

Choosing the Right Screen with Draper’s Surface Selector Pro

When you are trying to design AV for a worship space—or any space in your worship facility—one of the most important and historically neglected considerations is the proper projection viewing surface. Whether you’re looking for a screen for a sanctuary, Sunday school...

How to: Cleaning Your Draper@Home Window Shades

Oops! Now you’ve done it! There’s a stain on your beautiful Draper@Home window shade fabric panel. Or maybe you’d just like to give everything a good dusting. But before you start cleaning window shades, there are a few things to remember: You can clean most...

Draper Keeps Your AV Projects Moving Ahead

Two and a half years on from the beginning of the COVID pandemic and we are still hearing about its effects on shipping and supply chains. However, we’re here to assure you that our supply chain is operating at full capacity and our lead times and on-time delivery...

Is It Time for New Window Treatments?

Are your old mini blinds getting bent out of shape? Did you buy some cheap window treatments at a giant DIY store and now you’re regretting it? Or maybe it’s simply time to refresh your home’s interior design. Whatever the reason, it’s time for new window treatments....

Why Choose Between Glare Control and Privacy?

One of the first choices many people make when selecting window shades is fabric type: mesh for glare control or opaque for privacy. But more homeowners are asking why they must choose. The short answer is that you don’t have to choose between glare control and...

What is a Smart Window Shade?

Smart home technology has taken the world by storm. The modern home includes everything from smart refrigerators to smart light bulbs. Smart window shades are an integral part of the modern smart home. Draper@Home motorized shades are powered by Somfy to integrate...

Did You Know? Draper Breaks the Mold

Since launching our Draper@Home collection last year, we’ve had the opportunity to meet a lot of new people. Typically, we find an outdated idea of what it means to be a U.S. manufacturer based in a small midwestern town. In this week’s “Did you know?”, let’s discuss...

Why Choose Draper@Home?

Motorized window shades are a beautiful way to add comfort and style to your favorite place: home. But there are several choices of shade manufacturer out there. How do you decide which one is best for you? Here are some key considerations, and how Draper@Home meets...

CEDIA Continuing Education Credits from Draper

Continuing education is important for integrators in the residential market. Not only does it keep you up to date on the latest trends and technologies, but it can also give you an edge over competitors. Draper offers three courses to help you earn CEDIA continuing...