Minimalist Design for Modern Window Treatments

Are you interested in the concept of minimalist design? If you are up-to-date on interior design trends, you know it’s gained significant traction in recent years. This is particularly true as we grapple with the realization of our excessive possessions. The experts at Houzz are sharing their thoughts on the latest book to enter the market. They’re leading us through the journey of embracing minimalism. When it comes to the atmosphere and aesthetic of your home, we have thoughts about the importance of window coverings!


If you haven’t noticed, the long dangling cords from traditional window treatments not only contribute to a cluttered look for your windows, but also pose a significant hazard to young children and pets. You’d be surprised at the level of cleanliness and orderliness your window coverings can achieve simply by doing away with these cords.

Floor to ceiling black trim modern windows covered with Applause® Honeycomb Shades. There is a young boy around three who is chasing a French bulldog in front of the set of windows on a sunny day. The windows look out into a seating area in the backyard of the house.
Applause® Honeycomb Shades



Do you like the idea of leaving your windows uncovered? While this absolutely aligns with the minimalist aesthetic, it’s important to exercise caution for a couple of reasons. Uncovered windows let in ample UV rays and sunlight. Instead, we recommend considering opting for fabrics that blend in effortlessly with your wall color. This will allow you to achieve a cohesive appearance in your space.

Duette® Honeycomb Shades covering floor to ceiling windows in a neutral kitchen. To the right of the photo is two chairs and a modern circular table
Duette® Honeycomb Shades



When your window coverings are lowered and properly adjusted, you might be content with their appearance. When you raise them, you might become frustrated due to the fabrics overlapping or bunching up at the top of the window. The good news is there are various window shades available with rolling mechanisms that can help with this issue. 

Dual vignette roman shades in airy bedroom
Vignette® Modern Roman Shades

Our selection of roller shades is quite extensive. We’ve introduced some additional options that might not be immediately apparent! Roman shades have been redesigned to incorporate a rolling mechanism. Also, we have a collection of cellular shades can be rolled up. When these shades are rolled, they smoothly retract into the headrail, providing a nice, clean look. 

Low Profile

The era of bulky window treatments is behind us. Modern designs now bring a sense of refinement to your home. Even the headrail can be customized to match your style, as certain collections offer squared-off variations to achieve a more contemporary look.

Designer Roller Shades covering floor to ceiling windows in a modern kitchen with dark hardwood. There is a sitting area with blue statement chairs and a small table in between them.
Designer Roller Shades

When it comes to selecting your favorite look for your windows, our team is ready to help. We’ll assist you in searching for collections that maintain a clean and understated appearance while providing the necessary benefits and features you want!


Are you eager to embrace minimalist design while still acknowledging the necessity of window coverings? Take a moment to explore an automated operational system. You have the benefit of enjoying your window shades when they’re drawn closed and open simply by using your remote, app on your phone, or voice commands. You get exactly the look you want with minimal effort. 

smart phone control of smart shades
PowerView® Automation


Achieving Minimalist Design

If you wish to adopt a minimalist design in your home, Timan Window Treatments is ready to assist you in exploring modern collections and features. Get in touch with our team today to schedule a FREE consultation.