About us

Grand Design Blinds offers nationwide blind installations and expert consultancy on all shading solutions, particularly for shaped glazing.

A full service is provided for architects and we aim to return tenders within 48 hours. We can advise on a suitable specification to your clients’ requirements and are happy to undertake surveys for dilapidations reports and pricing – with solutions for cleaning, maintenance and making good where possible.

We can provide a tailored proposal to your requirements and have helped clients both in the UK and abroad with shading solutions.



Jonathan Pelly-Fry
Technical Director

After gaining his Mechanical Engineering degree at Imperial College, London, Jonathan has been a director of several companies making innovative products for buildings. In 1989 he became a founding director of Appeal Blinds Ltd, specialising in conservatory shading and has personally supervised shading installations across the world, from California to the UK to Turkey. Jonathan’s knowledge is unparalleled after 25 years in the blinds industry and he offers reliable and impartial advice.


Nick Pelly-Fry
Design Director

With a degree from Oxford Brookes University in Real Estate Management, Nick brings experience of the UK property market having previously worked in property development at Manhattan Loft Corporation. His strong aesthetic sense, allied with a practical knowledge of building projects, ensures that our solutions are delivered successfully.