We’ve brought you a lot of information about decorating trends in 2017 and of trends that are on their way out. However, we haven’t brought you the trends specific to window treatments. Here are five of the newest trends that we’re keeping an eye on.
1. Technological advancements
These days there are incredible motorized technology that can be added to any home. You don’t have to invest in the unnecessarily expensive motorized curtains. Instead, invest in the motorization itself and then you can use whatever window treatments you want, from natural cotton and linen curtains to deep, dark velvet pieces.
2. Clean lines
Homeowners are getting more excited about curtains with clean lines and contemporary styles. This is partly due to the “less is more” idea of decorating in recent months. This means that the chunky blinds and elaborate curtains are less popular than curtains with slim headers. Cordless operating systems, especially for window shades, have been named as a part of this trend, but we think that cordless systems are actually here to stay.
3. Curtains made from natural fibers
We’re seeing a lot of natural fibers too, like linen, cotton, and silk. The fact that they’re environmentally friendly is certainly part of why they’re so popular, but consumers also like that these natural fibers offer big weaves and great textures for an overall excellent tactile experience.
4. A matte finish
In recent years, curtains, with a sleek, shiny, glossy appearance were popular. In 2017, sleek, matte finishes are more popular. These low-luster colors fit in well with the popular paint colors, and are understated and elegant. We’re also see brushed metal finishes used for hardware, which homeowners love because it allows the curtains to truly steal the show.
5. Earth toned colors
In addition to the matte finish and understated texture of today’s trendy curtains, the color trends are also leaning toward earthy colors. Think pastels like blush pink, greens, and lavenders. AS you can see, these are not the brown / black / gray earth tones many people think of, but they’re natural colors that fit in with a lot of décor options.
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