Designing the interior for any of the rooms in your house is an art form. Regardless of the size of the room or the layout, the placement of the furniture, how it is decorated, even the colour you have painted the wall can help to transform a room. One of the biggest features of any room is the window. This is because the window allows natural light and fresh air into the room but is also one of the first things a person notices about a room.
Aside from holding this amount of power, when a window has been properly decorated and fitted with a proper blind or another form of window feature, it can alter the overall style of a room. Blinds can help to tie in a room’s overall style, making the room feel complete and coherent.
The power blinds have in transforming a space does not end with elevating the style of a space, here are a few other ways how a blind can alter the overall appearance of a room.
Create Extra Space
Interior designers will suggest that for larger rooms you should use curtains that reach the floor, whilst in smaller rooms blinds are the better option. The only issue with curtains is that they often take up a bit of space and can make a window look smaller than it is.
Although blinds are unable to make a room bigger, they can create the illusion that the room is larger. Since they do not need as much room around the window compared to curtains, they can make that space appear less cluttered.
Provide A Clean Look
Cleaning blinds requires less effort compared to washing curtains. Blinds made from materials such as wood, plastic or aluminium can be easily cleaned with either a duster or a damp cloth, depending on how much dirt or dust needs to be removed.
Other types of blinds, such as roller blinds, can also be easily maintained. In addition to its countless other benefits, roller blinds are simple to use, yet they can also provide a minimalistic look which can make a room appear cleaner.
Ensure The Perfect Night’s Sleep
If installed inside the recess of a window, blinds can help to block out any light from entering a room. When you are trying to watch a film in the dark or want to have a good night’s sleep, blinds can help to submerge your room into darkness.
Inject Colour Into Space
Most homes, in particular new builds, feature a very neutral colour pallet. Whilst the gentle tones might help to make a room appear brighter, they can be a little dull to look at after some time. If you are not a fan of painting your walls with a bold colour, you could always inject colour through a bold or bright coloured blind. In addition to adding colour to a room, it also adds that extra layer of privacy.
Increase The Temperature
Due to the different styles of blinds available, options such as roman blinds are perfect for spaces that are prone to being cold or getting chilly during the colder months. This is due to the fabrics used to create sophisticated looking blinds that look perfect in bedrooms, living rooms and even kitchens.
Customised To Suit Space
Each room in your home has different requirements and so the coverings for the windows should reflect these accordingly. For instance, in a living room, you want to allow light into the room but you also want to have a bit of privacy. As such, vertical blinds or wooden blinds will not only match the overall aesthetic of the room, but they will also provide your space with the equal balance of light and privacy that you require for space.
Although there is what seems like an endless selection of colours and patterns to choose from with blinds, there is the ability to customise your blinds so they match the interiors of the space. In addition to finding the perfect material or colour for your space, you can also customise blinds to ensure that they can block out the light completely if that is what you need from your blinds.
Knowing The Types Available
Blinds come in various types including roller blinds, panel, vertical and wooden. However, each type of blind has its beneficial uses, so when looking for a blind for space, know what it is you want to achieve. In doing so, you will have a blind that matches the requirements you need and it can also help to transform the overall look of a space.
Although the task might seem a little daunting, the outcome of having a room that looks completed is worth the time spent searching for the perfect blind.