By BiSM1LLah-empiritrage. Window Treatment. At Tuesday, November 06th 2018, 02:30:30 AM.
Drapery and curtains are two entirely different sets of window treatments in interior design; though the terms are often used interchangeably. Drapery refers to pleated panels that hang from decorative rods or poles. This type of window treatment is moveable and can be opened during the day and closed in the evening.
With curtains, consider placing a chic, modern oval mirror on the opposite wall to help reflect light. This is important since curtains do prohibit some natural light from entering your home. Pairing them with a mirror can help increase the amount of natural light you receive during the day.
When you think of a window treatment, the vital part is its functionality and the mode of usage. Considering the exact purpose of treatment, it comes under the broad category of decoration, privacy, light control or meant for all. The type of window treatment depends on the size, design and shape of the window, the direction of natural light, the type of architecture and the mood you wish to create using the treatment. If you need to make it the focal point of the room, the window treatment should be accordingly selected. The style may be contemporary, classical, casual or formal. Next part is the choice of material for your windows, as there are plenty of options available. You can go for wood, bamboo, faux wood, cotton, natural grasses, linen, denim or silk. A special and interesting texture can be created by mixing up the materials.