Top Window Treatment Trends For 2020

Jan 06, 2020

Interior design trends can change year to year. If you’re looking to keep up with design trends, up-to-date window treatments can be a simple way to transform the look of your home. Even with varying trends in design, custom window treatments are made to last and keep your home looking refreshed. While trends come and go, there’s always a wonderful middleground in design of utilizing newer styles but with longevity in mind.

As we continue into 2020, if you’re looking to update the interior of your home, these tips can help you decide which window style may be right for you. These trends, along with our custom interior design services, can give your home a fresh new look. 

Window Shades Are Always In Style

There are some classic window treatments you can invest in and know they’ll keep your home looking up to date for years to come. The sturdy material options and custom window frame fit reduce wear and tear. With custom window design help, you can choose the right colors and material to help transform your home. 

Window shades are made to fit inside your window frame. They’re easy to use and can help control the amount of light and privacy from each window. Whether your primary focus is energy savings through covering windows or design, window shades can cover both bases. 

Window shades come in a variety of materials, textures and colors. You can stick with neutral colors or go for a fun style or pattern to liven up your home in a unique way. When deciding on a more neutral pattern versus a popular 2020 color or design, you will want to consider how long you plan to keep the same window coverings. During our in home design consultations,, we’ll discuss your goals and style preferences to find a new look that will last and that you’ll love for years to come.

If you’re wanting to go with a top 2020 trend, consider choosing Roman blinds. While this style has been popular and around for a while, it seems to be making a comeback this year. 

 

Window Treatments For Energy Efficiency 

In 2020, as we all continue to be conscious of our environment and finances, focusing on energy efficiency overlaps with interior design trends. When we work together,, we can help you choose a window treatment which is energy efficient, save you money and fulfills your aesthetic and functionality dreams. 

When closed, many curtains aid in minimizing heat transfer which can directly impact your HVAC system. With heat transfer reduced, it makes it easier for your HVAC system to maintain a comfortable temperature. If you’re looking to reduce your energy bills and carbon footprint, new window treatments can help!

Heavier curtains, carefully chosen and designed shades, and other window treatments can help your HVAC system run more efficiently. Working with our custom designs also means not having to sacrifice looks for energy efficiency. You can have in style window coverings while making energy efficient choices.  Any window covering which increases energy efficiency is definitely a top 2020 trend as more and more people put energy efficiency and environmental impact at the top of their list when it comes to decision-making.

 

 

Luxury Fabrics – Like Velvet

Every few years a new fabric seems to be the “it” fabric in interior design. Some interior design sources are predicting luxury fabrics such as velvet to be a top trend this year. The unique texture and coloring of certain fabrics like velvet can add a touch of luxury to your home design. Going with a bold and current trend fabric is a great way to liven up the look of your home. 

With a custom design session, we can help you choose between a more neutral and classic window treatment or a bolder trend such as velvet curtains. If you’re considering a bold fabric choice like velvet, you can cover the previous design trend of choosing energy efficient coverings. The thickness of velvet can  help reduce heat transfer and help you sleep better as thicker fabrics block more light.

 

High Tech Window Treatments – Motorized Blinds And Shades

Nearly every aspect of our homes in 2020 has some modern technology. With motorization, you have the option to add high tech to your window treatments. There are many reasons for choosing motorization, with a popular reason being convenience. 

As building design trends have begun to include floor to ceiling windows, skylights and decorative windows far from reach, a need for practical window treatments became a must. These large and high up windows add a gorgeous design element to our homes, but many still enjoy the options for decreasing sunlight, increasing privacy and aiding in energy efficiency. 

Another reason for motorization is safety. If you have small children, you know traditional cords on blinds can pose a hazard. For nurseries and windows near furniture, motorization offers a safe choice. 

 

Ready For A New Look?

Now that you know which window treatments are at the top for 2020, which trend will look best in your home? Give us a call today to schedule an in-home consultation to help choose the right window treatments for your home. While window treatment trends can change, our attention to detail and customer satisfaction will not!