Whether it’s because sleek, minimalist furnishings take up less room in small spaces, or hip, contemporary style is a natural fit for cosmopolitan high-rises or industrial loft spaces, cities tend to be are natural hotbeds for modern decor–and New York is no exception. Many of our customers at The Shade Company have contemporary tastes that extend from their furnishings to their finishes, and they’re in the market for stylish drapery that’ll complement the look.
Because of-the-moment decor is so popular among our clientele, we’ve gotten to see the gamut of options manufacturers offer for modern drapery. If you’re in the market for contemporary-looking drapes or curtains, consider the below fabrics — one could be the perfect fit for your room.
1. Ethan Allen Remi Fabric* – This geometric print is small-scale and linear, making it a natural fit for streamlined decor.
2. Schumacher Kandira Fabric: Incorporating organic prints like Ikat can help prevent a modern room from feeling cold.
3. Fabricut Bolani Alloy Fabric. On-trend cross prints are minimalist take on jauntier geometrics that have been popular in recent years.
4. Duralee Urban Oasis, Style No. SE72111 – 159. It doesn’t get more contemporary than an abstract pattern in cool neutral tones.
5. Ethan Allen Ollie Sunflower Fabric. For a bright, bohemian twist, try a fun yellow triangle print.
6. Fabricut Entangle Indigo Fabric. This hand-dyed indigo print would add just the right amount of eclectic flair to a midcentury room.
7. Ethan Allen Turner Gray Fabric. A masculine herringbone in a charcoal gray is simple and sleek.
8. Fabricut Ability Chevron. Keep chevron chic with 70s-inspired weaving, exaggerated angles, and neutral hues.
9. Duralee Lulu DK Chant Reverse LD Fabric. Tribal-inspired geometric prints are one of the hottest trends in contemporary decor. We especially love this high-contrast black and white combo.
10. Duralee Lulu DK Fabric. For a bright pop of color, try a wave pattern with midcentury roots.