10 Favorites: Floor-to-Ceiling Sheer Summer Curtains by

Issue 77 · Summerhouse · June 21, 2013

10 Favorites: Floor-to-Ceiling Sheer Summer Curtains

Issue 77 · Summerhouse · June 21, 2013

Scintillating and titillating – the sheer curtain is on the right side of risqué, especially when it’s full height. Here are 10 favorites. 

White full height sheer curtains as room divider, Remodelista

Above: Sheer curtains act as room divider. Image via Sweet Home Style

Full height sheer curtains in house in Cape Town, Silvio Rech & Lesley Carstens in collaboration with INK Design Lab, Remodelista

Above: The floor to ceiling sheer curtains in this Capetown house offer a soft counterpart to the solid full height doors. See African Modernism: Light and Shadow in Capetown to see the rest of this project. Image via Silvio Rech & Lesley Carstens in collaboration with INK Design Lab

Full height gray sheer curtain in Paola Navone Paris flat, Remodelista

Above: Designer Paola Navone uses sheer gray curtains to create a softer version of her dark gray walls in her Parisian flat. Image via Vosges Paris.

Full height sheer white curtains in Gabriels Webb apartment in Amsterdam, Remodelista

Above: In the Amsterdam apartment of Kirsten Gabriels and James Webb, the designers increased the feeling of space by making all the surfaces white, including the diaphanous wall of sheer curtains. Image via Gabriels Webb.

fearon hay curtains

Above: Architects Fearon Hay use floor to ceiling sheer curtains in a Tribeca loft. Image via Fearon Hay. See Tribeca Loft by Fearon Hay Architects to see their use of full height curtains throughout this apartment. 

john pawson hallway ian schrager

Above: In Ian Schrager's NYC apartment, by John Pawson, floor-to-ceiling white curtains soften the 40-meter long hallway.

Full height sheer white curtains in home office by Modal Design, Remodelista

Above: Los Angeles architect Daniel Monti of Modal Design used sheer curtains in this home office to offer serenity from family activity outside when required. Image by Benny Chan via Dwell.

Double height space with full height sheer curtains by Deborah Berke, Remodelista

Above: In a double height space in Tribeca, Remodelista Architect and Designer Directory member Deborah Berke Partners uses sheer curtains to dramatic effect. Image via Deborah Berke Partners.

Full height, smocked black sheer curtains, Remodelista

Above: A set of black sheer curtains takes smocking tips from dress making. Image via Little Emma English Home.

Full height sheer curtains in Lino Bo Bardi Sao Paolo house, Remodelista

Above: Midcentury Italian and Brazilian architect Lina Bo Bardi used sheer curtains to regulate the amount of light in her Sao Paolo glass house. Photograph by Alexander Gnaedinger.

White sheer curtains with pleats and ties at the top, Remodelista

Above: More dressmaking details suits the informality of summer. Image via Skarp Agent

Still unconvinced about the scintillating and titillating qualities of sheer curtains? See what UK Vogue Contributing Editor Christa d'Souza has to say about the Sex Appeal of Net Curtains.   



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