Curtains are literally an evergreen way to spruce up your window designs. They’ve been in use for centuries and have seen a lot of innovation in design and aesthetic. From the heavy draperies of the Renaissance style to the sleek curtains of the contemporary aesthetic, there is a world of advent in between.
Besides the general issue of privacy and diffusion of light, curtains can be customized according to the aesthetic of the user and the style of interior design that is being incorporated in the space. Further, we’ll be looking at 5 amazing curtain designs you can get inspiration from.
1. General pleated curtains with backing
Nowadays, curtains come in pairs. Since Singapore is rampant with HDB flats, there is always an issue of privacy even when you draw your curtains apart. So modern curtains come in two layers. The first one is thick and heavy, made from fabric that blocks and/or filters the sunlight, and the other is made from light, breezy fabric. With both these layers, you can get privacy and diffuse the light at the same time.
2. Flimsy organza curtains
The trend for soft, breezy organza curtains has become quite the rage. These usually come in white, flimsy fabric that creates beautiful diffusive lighting ambience during the day, and are just the right amount of thick to ensure privacy during the night. They look extremely beautiful, and can even go with highly modern and upscale interior deisgns.
3. Fancy curtains
The best part about curtains is that they can be customized according to user preference. For example, you can select the fabric, and even have it customized to fit a personalized aesthetic. These curtains are made to order and feature distinctive looks that you’ll never find anywhere else in the world.
4. Alternating curtains
You can use an alternating pattern of thick and flimsy curtains for your window coverings. One thick curtain in any fabric or make you like, while the other in the soft, flimsy white fabric that is the height of trendy these days. It’s a unique way to play with the inlet of natural light in your homes while giving your interior designs some great aesthetic versatility.
5. Retro curtains
Remember the sunny plaid curtains in the traditional 50s American homes? Today, they are considered the epitome of vintage retro, and look extremely at home in contemporary vintage interior designs. So if you’re designing a home in such a style, then you can even go for this sort of curtain design.