Curtains - an important attribute of each interior, completing the design. The bedroom, living room, nursery and kitchen will look more comfortable, cozier and more beautiful if properly selected and high-quality curtains are present. Their style should correspond to the style of the whole interior, emphasize it. The most successful samples of curtains for the living room in a modern style are presented in the photo.
Classic curtains never go out of fashion
Features of modern style
Modern style has certain features that make it recognizable and preferred by many. Despite its characteristic features, it can combine details from other styles - modern, classic, high-tech - making it suitable for any interior. Considering the curtains in the modern interior, we will focus on its common features, on the basis of which they are constructed.
- Minimalism, lack of numerous details;
- Ease of construction;
- Light colors, monochrome;
- Straight lines, clear geometric shapes;
- Practical and ergonomic.
Examples of curtains for the living room in a modern style can be seen in the photo below.
In 2017, the curtains will be fashionable straight cut, concise pastel shades
Types of curtains
At the moment, the curtains are full of varieties. It is necessary to know more about each, so as not to be overwhelmed with the fact that some kind of was overlooked when planning the interior of the living room in a modern style.
That is, curtains of rectangular linen with vertical drape. In modern curtains, drapery, as a rule, is not fluffy, rather, wavy. Such curtains can consist of one whole leaf or two, sliding apart in the middle.
Golden curtains of direct cut look very rich in the living room interior.
They are mounted on the eaves in various ways:
- On the loops or ties that are sewn to the canvas;
- On the drawstring - at the top of the curtain is stitched in half and worn on the eaves;
- On grommets, metal or vertical rings. This type of attachment gives the curtains a special elegance and originality.
Classic curtains and tulle - a universal version of the window decor living room
For classic models choose a variety of fabrics in composition, texture and color, depending on what dictates the design of curtains for the room. The choice of tulle, white or colored, is always relevant. It is a win-win option in combination with night curtains or, if there is not enough light in the room, without them. Variants of curtains for the living room in a modern style photo below.
Straight curtains classic style in the design of the living room
Roller blinds are also a rectangular canvas that is rolled up horizontally using a special mechanism. For such curtains, a dense monochromatic fabric is used. They often serve to protect the room from bright light, but also beautifully decorate a room, sometimes in combination with transparent classic curtains or tulle.
Rolled curtains with light print in the interior of a modern living room
Roman curtains also have a horizontal folding mechanism, but when lifting they form original folds that fold each other at the expense of the slats sewn into the fabric.
Roman curtains in the living room interior in modern style
Blinds - horizontal or vertical, can also serve as the design of window openings. But they need to be approached with great attention to the living room does not look like an office space. To do this, carefully select the material for the manufacture of blinds and their colors. Horizontal blinds, saving from excessive sunlight, are often combined with traditional vertical curtains.
Blinds in conjunction with the curtains of the classic cut will protect from the sun and create a cozy atmosphere.
French and Austrian curtains
French and Austrian curtains - part of the classic interior. In the modern, for the most part, their variations are used, giving the room a special charm with a claim to luxury, but not screaming about it. Such are the elite curtains. Several options for elite curtains for the living room in the photo below.
The airy and weightless curtains of the French cut will create a romantic, light atmosphere in the living room.
Since modern curtains are distinguished by their simplicity of forms and the almost complete lack of decor, the main focus of them is on the selection of fabrics. Modern fabrics are so diverse in composition, texture and color that they are easily able to fulfill their mission - to emphasize the style and beauty of the interior. A few points to consider when choosing fabrics for curtains.
If you prefer natural fabrics, you can easily choose the right colors. Manufacturers presented a wide range of linen, cotton and silk fabrics. When choosing a natural canvas, it is necessary to take into account that they require more attention in the care, they crumple and pollute more, but they are absolutely ecological and hypoallergenic.
Artificial fabrics are more practical and require simple maintenance. The original curtains for the living room in a modern style are shown below.
What will be the color of curtains depends on the overall design of the room. If the interior is made in bright colors, then the curtains can be in contrasting colors or with a bright pattern. In this case, you need to take into account that the colored curtains can quickly get bored, and you can consider the possibility of replacing them by seasons, in winter and summer.
If the color scheme of the interior is already quite juicy, the curtains are better to choose soothing colors that only emphasize the overall color scheme. Curtains can be the main decoration of the room or blend in with its design, depending on the color and texture of the selected fabric. Design of curtains for the living room in a modern style photo with different types of colors.
Note! You can consider the option when curtains will be in the tone of the interior, but do not forget at the same time the nuance of selecting fabric 2-3 shades lighter or darker than walls so that the curtains are not lost in the interior.
The presence of the figure
Fabrics with a print or pattern of different textures need to be approached with special attention, and this is an infrequent version of the modern interior. The strips, most often, are designed to increase the space of the room: the longitudinal visually expands it, the vertical ones make the ceiling higher.
A print or pattern can be geometric or floral, in the style of a general design. For example, if the interior contains vases or small sculptures of geometric shapes. A floral ornament can be combined with live plants or a pattern of upholstered furniture.
Tip! An original solution could be the use of one thick fabric for upholstering upholstered furniture and sewing night curtains. It should be remembered that all the rest of the design of the room will come from this interesting solution.
Choosing curtains, proceed not only from fashion trends, but also from your desires and practical needs. If you decide to create your own interior design, without resorting to the services of a professional designer, visualize the full picture of the finished room in your head or on a sheet of paper, as you can. And when choosing the entire design, including curtains, proceed from this picture, and do not follow the fleeting desire to buy the fabric you like or to realize the curtain model seen in the magazine. In this case, the curtains will delight your eyes, create comfort in the house and maintain a good mood of the household.