Curtains and the fabrics you choose are some of the most versatile and fun ways to play with color, pattern, and texture in interior design. Fabric-based window treatments like curtains, drapery, side panels, and valances are a great way to incorporate fabric into your design plan while also gaining the additional benefits of light control, privacy, and enhancing décor. Since windows naturally draw the eye, they are a focal point in many spaces. So, by changing window treatments, you can easily change the whole feel of a room. Additionally, since there are windows in almost every room of the house curtains, drapery, side panels or valances can be a wonderful way to carry design and coordinate décor throughout an entire floor or house. They can stand alone as single-window coverings or pair with other window treatments including hardwood shutters, sheer shades, roller shades, Roman shades, and blinds to create one-of-a-kind, multidimensional window fashions. Furthermore, fabric-based window treatments offer nearly limitless options for customization, assuring that your style won’t be seen in big box stores or replicated in your neighbor’s home. It also means that curtains and drapes can be styled to work in a variety of interior design aesthetics, so no matter if your tastes tend toward traditional or modern, there is a perfect window treatment for your space.
Almost every aspect of curtains and drapery is customizable including the fabric, the pleat style, the header, the hardware, and the operating system; all have multiple design options that allow you to craft the perfect window treatment for your home or office. Choose from one of the widest selections of Hunter Douglas and Kasmir fabric collections at Curtain Time of Stoneham, which ranges from airy sheers to knobby woven textures; bold modern prints to traditional motifs; and solid colors to mosaic patterns. There is also the choice of operating systems for curtains and drapery including traditional manual pulls, child-safe and pet-friendly cordless styles, and powerful motorization options.
Curtains and drapes do more than just look good, they can help you control environmental factors to create a more comfortable indoor atmosphere. Curtains and drapery are both superb at blocking or filtering light, and when made with light-filtering or room-darkening liners their light-control ability amplifies to blackout levels. They are also useful in layered treatments to reduce bleed-through light from other window coverings like blinds or shutters. Since they’re good at light-control, curtains and drapery are also adept at privacy as many of the fabrics used in their construction offer utter privacy with no view-through vulnerability. Moreover, curtains and drapes can absorb or muffle sound thanks to their fabric construction, which can help make a room feel peaceful by blocking outside noise and improve the internal acoustics. Drapery, with its heavier fabrics, can aid in indoor climate control as well by blocking drafts, insulating windows, and deflecting solar heat from sunlight all of which help regulate indoor temperatures to create a more comfortable indoor environment. It also helps save on heating and cooling bills since less artificial energy is used to maintain the indoor climate.
Don’t think that curtains, drapery, side panels, and valances only have a place in residential design, they can be equally as useful in business settings and commercial buildings where they share the same indoor environmental control and design power. If you find yourself working from home, drapery and curtains can help you create a more productive and professional workspace. Styled as wall coverings, a modern set of floor-to-ceiling drapes can make a dynamic but not distracting background for video calls. Or café style curtains can be useful in a home office as their placement over only the lower section of the window will block distracting views encouraging focus and productivity while the uncovered top portion of the window still allows in natural light which is better for your eyes. In commercial properties consider what your window treatments are saying about your corporate style. Make your office an expression of your corporate voice with custom window treatments. We have worked with a diverse variety of businesses and commercial enterprises including condos, schools, city halls, bakeries, restaurants, office buildings, churches, theatre stages, cruise boats, medical centers, dental and doctor offices, and more! Contact us today to learn we can assist your business.
Curtains, drapery, side panels, and valances all bring the stylish fun of fabric to your décor with modern design and features, and the window fashion experts at Curtain Time can help guide you through the style options to find the right fit for your home or office. Curtain Time offers window creations to suit any personal taste or interior design, and they thrive on innovative and unique design challenges. Contact Curtain Time today to request a free consultation. Curtain Time is located in Stoneham, Massachusetts, and serves customers from the greater Boston area including Bedford, Burlington, Lexington, Lincoln, Lynnfield, Melrose, Newton, North Reading, North Andover, Somerville, Wakefield, Weston, Wilmington, Winchester, Woburn, and Stoneham. MA.