Address Plaques and Drapery Medallions - Iron Works
Drapery Medallion with Standard 3' Projection

Drapery Medallion with Standard 3' Projection

 

When creating a window treatment, interior designers and drapery workrooms must keep the projection of the treatment in mind.  Projection is a term that describes how far your window treatment will extend from the wall.  With a drapery rod, projection is determined from the wall to the center of the cup of the bracket.  With a drapery medallion, projection is determined from the wall to the back of the medallion.  The average projection for a single layer window treatment is 3″.  However, projection can vary depending on the type of treatment you are striving to create.

Shorter projections are used when a person wants the window treatment to hang closer to the wall or window.  A common example of this is the use of sheers or a light weight drapery as an under layer with the intent of adding another layer over them such as a drapery panel, swag, valance, etc.

Longer projections are mostly used when shutters are involved.  This enables the “soft” window treatments (i.e. drapery panels, swags or valances) to project beyond the window frame, shutters, etc.

Metropolis Iron always accommodates the need for custom projections for drapery hardware and drapery medallions.

Drapery Medallions with Custom Projections

Drapery Medallions with Custom Projections

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