Many times we have heard that “curtains dress the rooms of a house”, and in a way they do.
The curtains create an exquisite background for the rooms, and are a design element that greatly contributes to the final appearance of the decorated space.
We share some rooms that show the most creative ways in which the best designers use curtains to achieve a high design appearance.
The curtains give meaning to the environment.
In the dining room of this urbanization in the Gold Coast neighborhood of Chicago, the design firm Vincere used the Great Plains window curtains from Holly Hunt.
These curtains provide a soft glow to the space, creating a neutral background for the Asian-inspired elements of the room.
Curtains with very careful details.
Lisa Kanning of the design firm LKID, framed the beautiful views in the dining room of this holiday home in Big Sky (Montana), with natural and simple accents.
The decorator chose woven curtain for the windows of Hartmann & Forbes.
Combining the ombre curtains of Rosemary Hallgarten, she managed to add an extra layer of texture to the decoration.
The inspiration of color.
Designer Ken Gemes created the decoration of the living room of this house in Bronxville, New York, around the fabric he chose for the design of the window.
He chose a subtle hand-printed linen from Tyler Graphics with light brown tones and a light blue background.
Creating a comfortable environment.
In the breakfast area of this Ontario home, designers Elizabeth Metcalfe and Nicole Webster (Elizabeth Metcalfe Interiors & Design Inc) created an intimate and elegant space by aligning the curtains from floor to ceiling.
Transparent linen curtains nte of Kravet allow sunlight to seep gently inside the room.
For this new penthouse in the River North neighborhood of Chicago, the design firm Cari Giannoulias Interiors created a modern aspect in the master bedroom.
A boiled wool rug by Oscar Isberian and a grass cloth lining by Phillip Jeffries add depth and comfort to the space.
To allow the main hall of this house located in Carpinteria, California, to become a practical and functional living room, the classic decoration style was combined with design innovation.
The design firm Lafia / Arvin, A Design Corporation chose motorized curtains from floor to ceiling, so that the transition to the visualization of the landscape through the large window of the room is perfect.
The balance of the textures.
This is the master bedroom in one of the apartments in “The World”, the largest private residential cruise ship sailing today.
The designer Jeanette Hubley , brought with the transparent linen curtains a softer feeling to the glamorous space, which allow the entry of light and combined with the texture of the wall covering designed by Phillips Jeffries.
In the dining room of this Illinois home, Jennifer Kranitz of PROjECT, based in Chicago, used silk curtains as a backdrop for a pair of African portraits.
The curtains allow the subtle reflection of the fabric to generate a contrast with the chains used to hang the works of art, and balance the decoration with the Mongolian leather staircase, the dining room chairs and the Oly chandelier.
In the living room of this modern vacation home in Park City, Utah, designer Susan Brunstrum of Sweet Peas Design placed the curtains as colored panels locked over the window frame.
The intention of the design is to attract attention to the vaulted ceiling, increasing the feeling of space in the living room, and the curtains frame the views of the house and combine with the color palette that is used throughout the living room.
Designer Gil Walsh used scalloped valances and curtains to decorate the living room in this majestic Georgian three-story house.
Walsh chose fabrics with cocoa, burgundy and teal colors to amplify the effect of the oriental rug, which was the basis of the room’s design.