By BiSM1LLah-empiritrage. Window Treatment. At Thursday, October 18th 2018, 03:26:36 AM.
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.
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.
Windows have always had that ability to become a focal point of many home interiors whether directly or indirectly, because of their function to radiate light and create warmth and transparency. It's important not to limit these portals of imagination to something that must be "covered"- curtains and window treatments should allow the window to interact with the room besides simply performing a function.