Inside Coulisse

25-years Coulisse

The history of Coulisse begins in the rural Dutch village of Enter, The Netherlands in 1992. Christiaan Roetgering establishes a trading company in window coverings focused on importing products from the Far East. The company quickly grows into a flourishing family business characterized by drive, dynamics and dedication.

On a mission to innovate the traditional, functionally oriented market for window coverings, Coulisse starts focusing on own development and innovation. In 2003, a large fire destroys the company’s office and warehouse. In the same year, Coulisse starts building its new headquarters and stands out at its first presentation at the R+T in Stuttgart thanks to its innovative booth presentation.

Coulisse opens its new headquarters, a new warehouse of 9,000 m2 and sets out for international expansion. With a continuously growing, fast-forward product portfolio and offices in Europe and the Far East, Coulisse is ready for the next step: to become a leading fashion brand in window coverings.

Coulisse invests heavily in the development of new collections and window coverings, including automation and, despite of the crisis, manages to realize the planned growth. In 2009, Coulisse attends the R+T for the third time. Here it demonstrates its innovative and creative strength with the introduction of an extensive range of innovations and the striking Silver White campaign, shot by world-renowned art photographer Guido Argentini.

With its complete range of collections, systems and automation, Coulisse has become a global one-stop-shop for customers worldwide. Coulisse opens offices in the USA and extends its network of partners worldwide, including in Australia and Africa. At the R+T in 2012, Coulisse presents its modular concept Absolute Roller Blind and underlines the seamless integration of Design and Technology throughout its range.

Coulisse focusses on perfecting its range to the detail and successfully introduces a shop-in-shop concept in further bringing the Coulisse brand to the market. Coulisse introduces its first collection for the contract market and shoots a campaign at the iconic Mies van der Rohe pavilion in Barcelona.

In 2017, Coulisse celebrates its 25th birthday, marks a turnover of 100 million Euros and welcomes Rob Boogaard as its CEO. Coulisse sets out on a new mission: becoming the best of the world and the best for the world in both the residential and the commercial market with inspirational window covering solutions.