By BiSM1LLah-empiritrage. Window Treatment. At Saturday, May 18th 2019, 22:29:11 PM.
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.
Draperies and window treatments are used for a variety of reasons. Many are used to filter the rooms light, to insulate from the cold, to repel the heat and to create privacy. Modern window treatments are meant to provide a whole lot more than those of yester years. They are functional and aesthetically pleasing. Blinds and shade don't only fall under the category of window treatments any longer they are also considered interior design decor.
Other window treatment ideas for overly bright rooms are curtains with heavy fabrics and dark colors. Such curtains coupled with the valances complete the whole look of the window treatments. Heavy shutters can also enhance the look of the windows drastically. The various shutter styles suitable for the purpose are raised panel or colonial style. Rolling blinds are available in various printing designs, semi-light filtering and black-out type and these also give a new look to the windows. The rolling shutters can be placed both inside or outside the house and can be decorative due to the use of different colors or materials such as bamboo. Awnings are a common choice for highly lit rooms. The positive point in the case of awnings is that the window treatment ideas which make use of awnings allow breeze to come inside while keeping the sun out.