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30 Round Window Ideas With Pros And Cons
Porthole windows, which can also be called bull’s eye windows, are a standard issue for most ships and boats. It is the circular-shaped windows that are located in the hull of sea vessels. It features a glass disk, known as the portlight, surrounded by a metal frame with bolts to secure it tightly. When these round glass windows are shut, they are made to efficiently seal the hull and protect it from water, winds, rain, and other nasty weather elements. Aside from efficiently sealing off and making the ship water-tight, air-tight, and weather-tight as you please, porthole windows can also block sunlight when needed. Despite its nautical origin, round windows have also been seen in a lot designs for armored vehicles, aircrafts, spacecrafts, cars, and even in residential homes. If you want such an unusual feature for your home but aren’t sure it’s right for you, here are some pros and cons.
A well-placed round window a nautical or just whimsical characteristic to your home. It immediately gives your home a unique quality that you can be proud about, it’s a gorgeous stand-out feature for any interior, from the most traditional to an ultra-modern one. While they have that old world charm, round glass windows can also fit perfectly in contemporary home architectural designs. It ushers in an abundance of natural light even in areas where curtains are drawn.
A round glass window serves as a creative technique to beautifully frame outdoor sceneries, which works anywhere from blooming flower gardens, verdant forests, rolling hills, snow-capped mountains, vivid cityscapes, or picturesque seascape views. It is an excellent way to get access to light and fresh air in rooms that have limited wall space or that are awkwardly shaped.
a beautiful light blue and white bathroom with marble and subway tiles, a porthole window nd a usual one
a bright and cool space with a round window with a view of the city, a bench, lots of potted plants and books and a disco ball
a chic and neutral bathroom is made catchier and more interesting with a porthole window over the bathtub
a large modern farmhouse bedroom with paneling, a grey bed with neutral bedding, creamy chairs, a chandelier and a porthole window that includes a door
a large round window with a daybed placed right on the round windowsill and with a view of the palms outdoors
On the contrary, having round glass windows at home can also come with a couple of disadvantages. For instance, there can be limited options when it comes to available opening mechanisms and window treatments for this type of specialty shaped vinyl window, which means you’d have to get everything custom made. Moreover, for fixed round windows that cannot be opened, they would obviously be useless in terms of letting cool breeze in. So, now you know all the information about these windows, will you get them or not?
a large round window with wooden framing perfectly matches the chic living room and its color scheme
a mid-century modern kitchen with white walls, a round window, a white upper cabinet, a blue lower one and butcherblock countertops
a minimalist bedroom totally clad with plywood, with a large round window, a sleek plywood wardrobe and a bed with neutral textiles
a minimalist dining space with a large porthole window that is a decor feature at once as it provides amazing views and a dining set
a modern bathroom with a porthole window, a bathtub clad with tiles, a stone shelf and potted greenery is a cool idea
a modern farmhouse bathroom with a large porthole window next to the tub to fill the space with natural light
a modern porthole window in the staircase space is a cool way to add light and create an illusion of more space
a neutral and airy bedroom done with a round pivot window, which allows fresh air in easily and brings much light
a cozy neutral bedroom design with a round window
a Nordic staricase space done with white paint and a large porthole window that allows much light inside
a round window styled as a bookcase, with the view of the garden and lots of books is a unique and bold idea for a reading nook
a small home bar styled with traditional white cabinets and a small porthole window to make the space unique
a small minimalist living room in white with a large porthole window partly integrated into the wall
a small white farmhouse kitchen with a porthole window, vintage sconces and appliances, a white stone countertop
a white attic bedroom with bright textiles, a round window, bold pillows and a cool rattan pendant chair is amazing
a white farmhouse kitchen with white stone countertops, a round window, vintage fixtures and a vintage sconce is a chic space
a white lanudry with shutter wardrobes, a round window, several washing machines and neutral cabinetry is amazing
an all-white entryway with a porthole window, a white console table and bold blooms and a white bench and vase
an attic chalet space with an open fireplace, grey chairs and a large porthole window that provides amazing views
an eclectic bedroom with a large porthole window at the headboard as a decor statement in the space that provides much natural light