Curtains for Art Nouveau Windows?

Curtains for Art Nouveau Windows?

Aaron Able
Aug 17, 2009

Q: Help! I need some window treatment ideas for the pied à terre we will be renting on the French side of the Channel starting in September. The apartment in a historic Art Nouveau building has beautiful decorative bow windows in the living room and bedroom that open into the interior...

I'd like to play up the curves and continue to allow as much light as possible but would like some privacy. The previous renters had simply put up a rod across the entire bow window (visible across the top of the bedroom window) thus losing a great deal of its charm. I was thinking of lightweight net or lace curtains (voile) but any suggestions are welcome.

Sent by Maite

Editor: These are amazing windows — who has suggestions for Maite?

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