Drapes by Design | Curtains, Blinds and Soft Furnishings
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Your Specialist for Window Treatments and Soft Furnishings in the Bay of Plenty


A locally owned and operated business, based in the heart of Rotorua, Drapes by Design specializes in window treatments, offering the most up to date sampling and methods of curtain and Roman blind making.

We also offer a wide range of soft furnishing solutions, services and products to suit all domestic or corporate interiors. Whether making your product in-house, or using local specialists, our designers have full say in the process and offer a high quality product, with a personal guarantee of satisfaction.


At Drapes by Design we offer a 100% FREE Measure and Quote service, with our experienced staff making it as easy as possible for you to choose the window furnishings that best suit your needs. So give us a ring or send us an email and we will work together to arrange a suitable time that fits in with your busy lifestyle.

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All curtains are custom made and can be lined with your choice of lining.
Pressing, hanging, and dressing of all curtains and blinds are part of the service undertaken by our expert fitters. Cushions can be made to match or coordinate with your curtain fabric.

All curtains and fabric blinds are lined with top quality linings of your choice.

scarf_curtainsThere are many styles of curtains and valances available, suited to different room settings. The headings that are available can reflect the more traditional finishes such as pencil pleated curtains to the ultra modern look of eyelets. Guidance and advice on the best finish for your curtains can be given to optimize the look of your windows, with the appropriate lining options to your fabrics.

chimeraWe offer a range of designer fabrics with a selection of plain or patterned fabrics. Choose from a vast range of sample books and sample hangers from the leading manufacturers including:

  • James Dunlop
  • Maurice Kain
  • Warwick
  • Charles Parsons
  • Irvines
  • Nettex
  • Kenbimler
  • Textillia
  • Designers Guild


Roman-Blinds-13Roman blinds are made from fabric of your choice which gives a softer look to windows, fitted inside or outside the window recess. The fabric choice can reflect and compliment your decor. They can be made with blackout lining which is ideal for bedrooms.

Windoware Lorienta 5Rollers are an excellent alternative to curtains where space is limited, budget is tight or a minimalist look is required. There is a vast colour selection, made either in solid blockout or filter, and can be set on double rollers to accommodate both privacy and filter. We also do a range of printed roller blinds to co-ordinate with your decor.

GNTS-8Venetian blinds are available in aluminium, wood, or regenerated wood. They come in a variety of sizes. These blinds provide maximum light control and privacy. By lifting or tilting you can get perfect natural lighting or block out for privacy in any room, available in a variety of colour options.

Soft Furnishings

040_cushion_aw12Soft-furnishings play a crucial role within the overall design of a space, turning a house into a home. By combining fabrics and blinds with ideas, Drapes by Design can help create the right feel for your home. By inspiring your imagination, we can bring together your thoughts and our inspiration to create the perfect room setting.

Meet the Team

Meet Drapes by Design’s highly qualified staff

Trevor Van Niekerk.

Director / Designer


Sarndra Rowlinson

Office Administrator

Contact Us

Get an obligation free in home consultation, measure & quote.Currently available in the Rotorua and Taupo area.

Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm
Saturday & Sunday by appointment


1137 Hinemoa Street, Rotorua, 3010

Phone: 0800 DRAPES
Phone: (07) 349 2052
Moblie: 027 404 7408
Fax: (07) 349 2053

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