How Your Home’s Windows Will Impact the Interior

Choosing windows is a common part of the process you go through when designing the exterior of your home. However, the windows that you choose also impact your home’s interior look. Picking the right windows can help ensure that your home’s interior decor coordinates well and fits your personal taste. Use these home design inspiration tips to help you make the right decisions:

Window Design
Source: Gelotte Hommas
  • Work with your designer to choose windows that complement the walls they are placed on. Tall ceilings, for example, offer the perfect place for multi-story windows. Take advantage of a voluminous room with a wide wall by using a picture window as a focal piece.
  • Is there a beautiful tree in your backyard or a scenic forest across the street? Place windows in such as way as to allow unobstructed views of these natural wonders.
  • Don’t fall into the trap of using the same style and size of windows throughout an entire room or your entire home. Using a variety of shapes and sizes of windows adds a lot of visual appeal to your home. They keep your eye moving from place to place, and they allow for many different views of the outdoors.
  • Humans, like plants, need natural light in order to thrive. Make sure you place enough windows in each room to let plenty of light shine in. When you can, place windows on several walls so that light shines in throughout the day as the sun moves through the sky.

The architects at Gelotte Hommas are experts at designing homes with windows that accentuate your interior design. Contact us for more home design inspiration and building tips.

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