Good Questions: Modern & Clean Window Coverings?

Good Questions: Modern & Clean Window Coverings?

Aaron Able
Aug 7, 2008

Reader Nekoeight needs help with her windows: "Dear AT, We have a very large window in our living room (68wx57), and are looking to replace the vertical blinds left by the previous owner. The current blinds work because they give us privacy for our street facing window and allow light control (southern exposure)...

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We also have an inside mount since there is a heat vent below and we don't want a drape to take away from orange/metal grate accents. I was thinking about a panel system or roman shades with a top/down, bottom/up feature from the shade store, but honestly confused about what to do because this window is so large. Looking for ideas to allow light in, but also give us privacy — keeping the look modern and clean.

thanks so much!
-Nekoeight"

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