Window blinds are the type of window covering used to cover sunlight, dust and eliminate any transparency of objects from outside the window. Earlier windows blinds were made of the same structure where windows were sloppy, no more than a few styles, either horizontal or vertical were made. The horizontal bar is the prototype of the blinds. The blinds are oblique, which cannot be seen inside or outside in the horizontal direction. Wooden windows made by people in ancient times were mainly used to achieve the purpose of ventilation and air circulation. After various improvements, the generation of blinds has been integrated into many functions and is suitable for multiple uses.
Moreover, blinds are a kind of soft decoration for newly built buildings along with the adjustment of light. The blinds can also bring a sense of change and beauty to the modern concise space. Additionally, the choice of multiple colors makes the blinds and the style of home decoration more integrated.
Global window blinds anticipated growing at a substantial rate in the forecast period. Owing to urbanization and increasing disposable income of the consumers, which has affected the home décor market. Window blinds market size is emerging due to its beneficial features such as privacy protection, blocks UV rays, keep the place warm in winter and cool in summers and automatic lock function, smoothness of the blinds, and no gaps for leakage while closing or opening the blinds.
Moreover, increasing urbanization, smart homes, and affordable housing are deriving the market demand for window blinds. People living standard has been improving, which is shifting home décor or interior designing trends and making homes lively and beautiful places. People initially use window blinds to cover windows from sun rays and rain by scrolling them up and down. Nowadays, with the advancement in technology, the structure and materials of window blinds have improved. People have started using it as an essential home décor item for their windows which comes in different material, automatic locks, and wider blades that helps in easy cleaning.
The global window blinds market is increasing due to affordable pricing and real estate sector is further contributing to the revenue due to increasing furniture demand due to eco-friendly home décor product which has replaced plastic sheets window blinds to reed, bamboo grass, woven wood and jute along with technology advancement in it.
Window blinds are used for privacy protection by using the concave and convex directions of the blades to block outside vision. At the same time, the outside view is blocked from top to bottom. At night, when the convex side of the blade is facing indoors, the shadow will not be reflected outdoors. Moreover, with advanced technology and new color and material of the windows, blinds are considered as a home décor option.
Earlier windows blinds were used for the primary purpose for blocking sun rays from the window and protect them from rain. But now, with advanced technology coming in place that provides automatic opening and closing of blinds through remotes and along with eco-friendly material used to make it a more stylish option and also offer a luxurious look to the window covering.
Based on Type, the global window blinds market classified into Blinds & Shades, Curtains, shutters, and others. The shutters segment has dominated the window blinds market and will continue to grow in the forecast period. The shutter is available in different forms and materials such as wooden, aluminum, and Langsi shutters. The natural wood grain shutters often play a smooth, natural sense in home decoration. Therefore, this kind of natural decorative effect is often the reason for many consumers to choose, and the price of wooden shutters varies greatly depending on the various wood materials.
Whereas, aluminum alloy shutters are slightly higher than wooden shutters. As the blades of aluminum shades made of high-quality materials, with good elasticity, high strength, and difficulty to deform. Thus, with a large variety and quality available in the shutters segment will derive the global market of windows blinds.
Based on Application, the global window blinds market bifurcated into commercial and residential. The residential sector has captured more than 50% of market share and will continue to attain growth in the forecast period. Based on the rising number of households, and urbanization along with increasing smart homes and affordable housing schemes due to which people are adopting windows blinds.
Moreover, the commercial sector is also rising at a significant rate due to increasing hotels, hospitals, resorts in different parts of the world. Thus, the global window blinds market is expected to witness tremendous growth in the future.
Based on distribution, the global window blinds bifurcated into Online and Offline. The offline market has dominated the market share of window blinds. As people prefer to buy window blinds on famous home décor outlets like IKEA and Home center for decorating their homes. Sometimes people also prefer wholesale shops that provide cheaper options compared to expensive markets.
The online segment projected to grow at an influential rate as a consumer who is working does not have much time to go and buy the product from stores. Therefore, online e-commerce market helps in providing various options as well as free home delivery, and the discount scheme will fuel the demand for window blinds in the forecast period.
Based on geography, the global window blinds market segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, South America, and Middle East & Africa. The Asia Pacific is going to capture the significant share in the window blinds market. Owing to the increasing construction of homes, increasing disposable income, and the commercial sector will lead to rising demand for the global window blinds in the forecast period.
Companies such as Hunter Douglas, AWB – Advanced Window Blinds, Aspect Blinds, Liyang Xinyuan Curtain Products Co Ltd, ALL BLINDS CO., LTD., Stoneside, NIEN MADE ENTERPRISE CO.LTD., TOSO COMPANY, LIMITED, Dextera, Stylebyglobal, Rainbow Blinds, Wiser Interiors, Essexblinds, Interior Goods Direct, John Lewis plc, and others are prominent players in global window blinds market.