Hunter Douglas was founded in 1946 by Henry Sonenberg and Joe Hunter, who developed a new aluminum casthing technology that they used to produce venetian blinds. Headquartered in Pearl River, New York, Hunter Douglas is the leading manufacturer of custom-made window fashions in North America. In 1985, Hunter Douglas invented energy-efficient Duette® honeycomb shades—the first product of its kind—in response to the energy crisis of the late 1970s. Hunter Douglas offers a full range of styles renowned for their innovative design, superior quality and advanced operating systems, including control via a mobile device.