The Best Window Treatments for Every Design Aesthetic

Your windows are teeming with design potential, it just takes the right shades or drapes. To help you find the best window treatments for your unique tastes, we rounded up some of our favorites for a handful of popular interior styles. From sheer linen drapes for bohemian lovers, to velvet drapes and roller shade pairings for maximalists, here are the best window treatments for every design aesthetic.

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1. Boho Lovers

Nothing makes a room feel more boho-friendly than gauzy drapes or shades. Hang some see-through window treatments, like the Euro Pleat Belgian Sheer Linen Drapes in Oatmeal or the Relaxed Linen Roman Shade in Natural to usher in natural light while channeling your inner bohemian at home. For an organic-looking display that will insulate your windows, try the Blackout Roller Shade in Sisal to keep cold air from coming into your home.

2. Modern Minimalists

If you’re a fan of simple spaces and clean-lined silhouettes, then Barn & Willow has the window treatments for you. The 2-Pleat Organic Cotton Drapes in Optic White have a contemporary pinch-pleated design that looks modern and elegant at the same time. If you’re looking for shades with a hint of color that won’t stray from a neutral décor scheme, consider the Flat Belgian Flax Linen Roman Shade in Mist Gray or the Blackout Roller Shades in Vanilla to bring some Scandi-inspired style to your window scene.

3. Casual Industrial

If functional, laidback spaces are more your speed, then chances are you like industrial-style interiors. To add some drama to a casual industrial room, hang dark but neutral drapes or shades, such as the Soft Top Belgian Flax Linen Drapes in Light Gray or Relaxed Belgian Flax Linen Roman Shade in Stone Gray, in your windows. To maximize the efficiency of your living room or bedroom, try the Blackout Roller Shades in Nickel to insulate your windows while blocking out unwanted sunlight.

4. Classic Traditionalists

If you consider yourself a traditionalist, then you love cozy rooms with rich earth tones and classical design elements. For a sophisticated but unfussy window display, try the 3-Pleat Belgian Linen Laundered Drapery in Dark Gray or the Cascade Organic Cotton Roman Shade in Storm Gray. Or, to bring a pop of personality into a monochrome color palette, try the Blackout Roller Shades in Polygon Charcoal to add a classic pattern to the scene.

5. Eclectic Maximalists

Maximalists rejoice: Barn & Willow has the perfect window treatments for you. For a bold window display that doesn’t overpower the rest of the room, try pairing the Grommet Velvet Drapes in Teal with the Blackout Roller Shades in Patch Sage. Or, you may prefer to make a statement with brightly colored roman shades, like the Pleated Velvet Roman Shade in Sapphire, to make a big impact in a small space.

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