A Quick Guide to Window Glass Designs For your Home
You can keep the functionality of your windows intact and yet transform them into pieces of classic or contemporary art by using different types of window glass design. Let’s have a small tour of various glass window designs for homes.
The Main Door-Attached Window Glass Design
The main door-attached window glass design has become a popular way to give your home a modern touch. The sunlight filtering through the windows will make the entryway space seem larger. It illuminates the space by refracting natural light. Hence, doors with a window glass design can make your entrance and living room a completely happening place with added ethereal beauty. You can opt for a glass frosting design for added privacy.
Tip: This type of glass frosting design will look good on your modular wardrobe design or gloss wardrobe design.
The main door in the image above is made of a sturdy wooden frame complemented by simple, chic frosted glass window designs. The pattern on the wooden frame and the pattern etched on the glass windows are in unison with each other, making it a beautiful piece of art.
Sliding Window Glass Design
Sliding window glass designs are multi-functional and aesthetically pleasing because they easily merge the interiors of your home with the exteriors. The sliding glass window design seen in the image above can help you connect with nature and boost your well-being.
The design consists of two window panes, one of which is fixed and the other movable. A movable window pane is slid along a track that is fitted in the frame itself. This arrangement allows you to open or close the windows very easily. Sliding window glass designs are perfect to use in your kitchen, whether it is a straight modular kitchen or an island modular kitchen.
At HomeLane, you can choose from multiple glass window designs for homes to satisfy your budget and taste.
Frosted Window Glass Design
This glass design type was invented in the Victorian era. The love for opulence in those times pushed people to come up with the process of acid-etching or ‘french embossing’ glass in delicate hues of white and other diffused shades. The main purpose of this window glass design was to decorate windows and doors with the additional benefit of privacy and functionality.
Technically, frosted glass is a transparent sheet of glass that has turned into an opaque sheet due to sandblasting or acid etching. You can also achieve this frosting effect by applying vinyl stencils or by spraying canned frosted glass.
You can use a frosted glass window design for your bathroom area as shown in the picture above, where exclusivity and privacy are both maintained. It also gives a sleek, elegant, yet lavish look in a limited space.
Another option in frosted glass window designs is a skylight. Using normal glass for skylight windows will let in heaps of natural light into your home but it can get uncomfortable at times. The use of frosted glass in place of normal glass in skylight windows turns the solar glare into diffused soft lighting, which can transform the entire look and feel of your interiors. Frosted glass can be used in a kitchen wardrobe design with L shaped modular kitchen or a U-shaped modular design.
Book a tour today at HomeLane to explore various options in frosted window glass designs.
Window Mirror Glass Design
This type of glass design will give the impression that your house has additional windows and, at the same time, will fill your home with ample natural light. A window mirror glass design is beneficial if you are dwelling in a city apartment where space is limited. This concept has been beautifully implemented in older buildings in cities where buildings have smaller windows with glass mirrors. These window glass designs illuminate and adds natural light to a space. Because of this, any small place will appear big and airy.
But what do you do if buildings are facing each other and you can not see any outside trees or if there is not enough sunlight? The image below depicts an innovative yet fashionable and modern window mirror glass design – the arched window glass design.
As you can see, this amazing mirror design would be a unique addition to your city apartment. If your apartment happens to be a studio and the place seems a little small, the individual glass panes used in this arched window glass design will accentuate and illuminate the rooms.
If this window is placed just above the table near a doorway, then light reflected through these windows will give this space a different charm. These church-inspired window glass designs with metal frames and a classy bronze finish can give an alluring look to your home.
Window Glass Colour Design
Stained glass windows were mostly seen during the colonial era in old church buildings, or you may have seen them in a haunted house in some movie, right? But we can assure you that you will forget your fear when you see how this beautiful art has been revived in present times.
Yes, stained glass or window glass color designs are making a comeback. Interior designers are incorporating them in subtle, creative and modern ways. This beautiful amalgamation of mid-century concepts and contemporary ideas culminates in a beautiful modern concept of letting natural light in. Let’s look at the example below:
Look at this amazing rainbow-colored glass window. Whenever you look at it, every color will inspire and energize you. Although the pattern is colorful, it does not look overly stimulating or overpowering. It supports your living room interiors.
It will even look good on your lacquered glass wardrobe design and the cherry on the cake will be incorporating it few stained glass pieces.
The use of colored glass windows in a passage can make it more than just a place to get you from room to room. Explore and experience beautiful, chic and modern glass window designs at HomeLane.
Tinted Window glass design:
Tinted glass is a composition of glass and small amounts of metal oxide. This combination changes the transmission of solar energy which in turn changes glass colors without changing its properties. Ultimately this reduces the bad effect of sunlight and protects your interior and furnishings from damage.
Other advantages of Tinted window Glass design:
- Energy Efficiency: If you want to reduce the bills required for heating your room or lighting then a Tinted glass window design is the perfect solution. This glass is designed in such a way that it absorbs heat and gives more natural light.
- Sun protection: This type of glass not only protects your interior or furnishings from sunlight but also safeguards your health. If you sit by this window then it will reduce ultraviolet rays by almost 99%.
- Extra Security: This tinted and toughened glass can provide extra security for your business and home as well. Its strength will ensure that no intruders can breakthrough it. And anti-sun glass properties of this glass will make it harder to peep in. Which will safeguard the privacy of your home and the secrecy of discreet procedures at the office.
- Low maintenance: This glass is extremely easy to clean and maintain. You can clear it with normal glass cleaner, no industrial application is required to clean it. It is also water and scratch resistant. These properties make this glass durable and low maintenance. It also saves you some time, money and energy in the process.
Stained glass window design:
This is highly decorative glass. This glass is created by arranging small bits and pieces of different colored glasses in a framework. This is very beautiful yet intricate artwork. It has to be done with a kind of expertise and hence it is time-consuming and expensive. But as they say, “Home is where your heart is!” Hence, it can be a masterpiece for your elegant living room interior design.
We hope that you have understood the different window glass designs for homes so you can narrow down your options and make the perfect choice for your home. You’re welcome to connect with the designers at HomeLane for any interior design support you may need. We are here to fulfill your dream home ambitions!
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