These windows do not open, but they can be customized in nearly any angle or shape you desire. They are often found in modern- or contemporary-style houses in conjunction with operating windows. Photo courtesy of Marvin Windows
Advantages: Art glass can reinforce a home's style in a clear but subtle way. Art and stained glass windows can add color and light to a room while giving occupants more privacy. Decorative glass windows are often custom items, which gives the home a personal touch. Disadvantages: Like any other prominent decorative item, overuse can be visually jarring. Image courtesy of Andersen Windows (andersen.com) Windows: Style & Design main page
Without saying a word, windows subtly speak volumes. Choosing windows that support the desired look and feel creates a cohesive aesthetic. Check out these stunning examples of how each home's windows contribute to the design style of each space.
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