65 sash window options for a vintage ambiance

65 sash window options for a vintage ambiance

The sash window is a window model considered a vintage decor item that brings elegance to a modern environment. Versatile, it has a peculiar opening mechanism, with origins in history, and can be applied in different places, bringing light to spaces. Know their types, where to buy and inspirations for your home!

What is the sash window and why the name?

The name sash window may seem strange, but don’t worry, this decoration is safe! The name comes precisely from the object, but not because of its function, but because of the opening mechanism.

In history, the characteristic of the guillotine was the vertical movement for decapitation. The sash window opens and closes in the same way. The model is composed of two leaves, so that when it is open, there is a gap at the bottom. When closing it, one of the parts slides down, like a guillotine.

5 sash window models to get your decor right

The guillotine window is a super versatile type in decoration, as it can be installed in different environments of the house and its models are the ones who will add an extra charm to the decoration. Check out the differences and main features of each:

1. Wooden sash window

NEWTON LIMA

The most common model is the wooden one, as it composes both older environments and more modern spaces. Wood brings with it an unparalleled lightness and comfort, so much so that its use in a country house is quite common. In addition, the wooden guillotine window is present in modern environments, with color variations and it is also very common to find it as a window frame.

2. Sash glass window

ADRIANA VALLE AND PATRICIA CARVALHO

Glass is a material easily found in sash windows. The main fact is the possibility of allowing more light to enter the premises, bringing natural light into the house, especially in kitchens and bathrooms. Glass always comes with other materials, and allows a very natural division of environments.

3. Aluminum sash window

ADRIANA VALLE AND PATRICIA CARVALHO

Aluminum brings greater lightness to environments. Because they are lighter and cheaper, aluminum sash windows are more practical and make spaces more modern, in addition, they are quite resistant and need little maintenance.

4. Iron sash window

ERIKA KARPUK

The iron model is certainly found in places with a more rustic and vintage decoration, as it is a material commonly found in old buildings. Despite this, there is a charm in its use and it certainly adapts to modern places, demonstrating a more comfortable environment.

5. Sash window with shutter

GUELO NUNES

One of the main features of the sash window is the entry of natural light and ventilation of the environment. Despite being something positive, there are models that have as their differential the use of shutters, so that the entry of light is minimized, as well as the wind. The shutter allows greater control in these matters, in addition to giving a vintage touch to the decor.

Each location requires a different model of sash window, especially when the pieces allow for different decorations. Learn how to give your window a new face from painting:

5 tips on how to paint sash windows creating a unique identity in your environment

Although there are different models of sash window, painting your model can be a great option to renew the decor. The important thing is to think about the purpose of the place, if you want a lighter, more fun or more comfortable environment, and thus choose the right color for the painting. Check out tips on how to do it:

  • Separate the leaves: the sash window is made up of two leaves, one fixed and the other that opens and closes. To print, it is necessary to disassemble and paint separately;
  • From the inside out: paint your window from the parts that are most in contact with the glass and proceed to the outermost part;
  • Protect the glass: If it’s one of the first times you’re painting your window, it’s recommended that you coat the glass so it doesn’t get stained. Try to do this with a cardboard or a newspaper;
  • Sand the wood and apply a sealer: it is important that the entire surface of the sash window is smooth before the paint is applied. In addition, certain types of wood require a sealer to be applied so that the paintwork is uniform;
  • Type of paint: it is important to look for the ideal paint for painting. If the sash window is made of wood, aluminum or iron, there are specific products for each of the materials to avoid being damaged.

The painting of the sash window can bring a new identity to the place and a new air for the decoration.

65 sash window photos to bring more natural light and beauty to your home

Sash windows are characterized by their different models, but also by sizes, colors and shapes. See images that will show how they can adapt to different spaces:

1. Sash window is a very versatile type

BOTTI ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

2. It allows for greater wind circulation

CAROL MILUZZI ARCHITECTURE

3. In addition to generally having glass

ADRIANA VALLE AND PATRICIA CARVALHO

4. That allow natural light to enter the environment

PILONI ARCHITECTURE AND DECORATION

5. Ideal for kitchens, for example

HEDGEHOG ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

6. Also, this type of window is a model used vertically.

SIMONE JAZBIK ARCHITECTURE

7. And that can be great for narrow walls

CAROLINA ESPER

8. Since it doesn’t take up space when opening and closing

HADLEY WIGGINS

9. Neither into nor out of the environment

TAÍS ROLIM | ARCHITECTURE

10. A crucial space saver for venues

ADRIANA VALLE AND PATRICIA CARVALHO

11. In addition to its utility features

ALBERT HACKBART

12. The sash window can be crucial in decoration

SIMONE JAZBIK ARCHITECTURE

13. It has a timeless design

LEILA BITTENCOURT

14. Marked by its adaptability

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15. Can be used both in modern projects

ANA NERI

16. How much in vintage environments

ADRIANA VALLE AND PATRICIA CARVALHO

17. And rustic

MARINA LINHARES

18. As a crucial detail in a country house

DT STUDIO ARCHITECTURE

19. Or in the kitchen

YULIFELDE

20. Mainly in older environments

SHINAGAWA ARCHITECTURE

21. She will add an extra touch of personality

SP STUDIO ARCHITECTURE

22. Promoting an appropriate setting

JEAN DE JUST

23. While it’s classic

TADU ARCHITECTURE

24. It doesn’t lose its elegance

IN/EX ARCHITECTURE

25. The sash window has a wide application in kitchens

HADLEY WIGGINS

26. The main reason? The ilumination!

SHARON GUNTHER INTERIORDESIGN

27. The windows allow an unparalleled entry of light

TAMARA BICALHO ARCHITECTURE

28. Better than electric lighting

YULIFELDE

29. Natural light can be very interesting in this environment

IN/EX ARCHITECTURE

30. And it is this type of window that can provide

YULIFELDE

31. Whether in vertical formats

SARAH BROWN

32. Or horizontally

HEDGEHOG ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

33. Iron models can also be interesting

ANA TOSCANO ARCHITECTURE

34. Regardless of space

JUNIA LOBO

35. They give a rustic tone

HEDGEHOG ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

36. But they are also very resistant

HEDGEHOG ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

37. And they can last a long time

HEDGEHOG ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

38. The aluminum sash window is also strong

ADRIANA VALLE AND PATRICIA CARVALHO

39. And hold on for a long time

ADRIANA VALLE AND PATRICIA CARVALHO

40. In addition, it brings a touch of modernity

ADRIANA VALLE AND PATRICIA CARVALHO

41. Can be applied in commercial places

ARCHITECT | MONIQUELI MARTINS

42. Bathrooms

ADRIANA VALLE AND PATRICIA CARVALHO

43. And in outdoor areas

ALINE L PAIVA | INTERIORS

44. The white color is the main color of the model

ADRIANA VALLE AND PATRICIA CARVALHO

45. Despite this

ALBERT HACKBART

46. ​​The main model used in the projects

PAULO BIACCHI

47. Whether in field environments

GUELO NUNES

48. Or the city

SARAH BROWN

49. It’s the wooden sash window

TAÍS ROLIM | ARCHITECTURE

50. Which is also used in commercial places

BOTTI ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

51. Bringing a Comfort

LEILA BITTENCOURT

52. In addition to a unique lightness

HEDGEHOG ARCHITECTURE AND DESIGN

53. It is worth mentioning the need for maintenance

MARINA LINHARES

54. Since wood can wear out over time

DUDA SENNA ARCHITECTURE

55. It is necessary to apply varnish from time to time

SARAH BROWN

56. The sash window model with shutter is also very common

IN/EX ARCHITECTURE

57. As already mentioned, it can have two important functions

LEILA BITTENCOURT

58. Enabling incoming light control

JEAN DE JUST

59. In addition to being able to close the space to keep the wind from entering

IN/EX ARCHITECTURE

60. In addition, it is a beautiful model, which gives an identity to the place

LORE ARCHITECTURE

61. Whatever the choice

SARAH BROWN

62. The important thing is to think about the composition of space

M MAGALHÃES STUDIO I ARCH

63. Ponder the advantages of this type of window

ADRIANA VALLE AND PATRICIA CARVALHO

64. And knowing that you will have a very bright space

HADLEY WIGGINS

65. And full of charm and elegance

ADRIANA VALLE AND PATRICIA CARVALHO

The guillotine window is just one of several existing models, in addition to being very versatile, it brings beauty to the place, regardless of space. Also know the types of bedroom window to get inspired!

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