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February 3, 2015
The right window dressing can turn virtually any room into a beautiful space. Here are some examples of deftly deployed drapes and curtains.
Wooden guest cabin rooms with ladder

A curtain allows for an easy transition between public and private spaces in this shared vacaion house in Ontario.

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Originally appeared in Four Friends Joined Forces to Realize This Idyllic Forest Retreat Outside Toronto
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French bedroom with graphic curtains

The curtains in Florence Deau's renovated mondernist house in Royan, France, are made from graphic Gastón y Daniela fabrics.

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Originally appeared in Flea Market Finds and Modern Design Can Live in Harmony
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lime green chairs around a dark wood table in a red room full of sunshine

The Sunrise House, an architect's retreat just north of San Diego, in Vista, California, is a bright space whose ample glass walls are tempred with carefully deployed curtains.

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Originally appeared in Sustainable, Solar-Powered Family Retreat in California
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modern landscaping backyard metapod linen curtain

A linen curtain purchased on Etsy helps regulate the amount of light entering this 125-square-foot garden retreat on Long Island, New York.

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Originally appeared in Tiny Garden Retreat on New York's Long Island
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Creative living room with an Eames chair and decorative rug

White curtains soften the sunlight that pours into this renovated row house in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn.

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Originally appeared in New Prospects
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And in the morning it is a beautiful frame for the garden.

Elodie Blanchard of Elastic Co. designed and fabricated these curtains for an architect who was renovating her live-work space in Hollywood, California. The design is a combination of the Douglas-fir tones of the wood in the house and the black steel element,s such as the sliding glass doors.

Originally appeared in Hollywood Renovation: Week 10
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In 2005, Krzysztof Kwiecinski moved into his late grandmother’s Warsaw, Poland, apartment. Not wanting to strip the home of its former life, he worked with local architecture firm <a href="http://www.centrala.net.pl">Centrala</a> to create the Hardbox, a

The walls of a renovated apartment in Warsaw, Poland, are sheathed in flowing white curtains.

Originally appeared in Handled With Care
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berlin apartment interior

Sheer gray curtains by Ulf Moritz for Sahco add to the moody atmosphere in this renovated Berlin apartment.

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Originally appeared in Inside Peter Fehrentz's Renovated Flat in Berlin
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Wooden guest cabin rooms with ladder

A curtain allows for an easy transition between public and private spaces in this shared vacaion house in Ontario.

Photo by Lorne Bridgman.

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