Contemporary homes usually feature large windows, coupled with clean, simple lines throughout, creating an almost minimalist look. Built with common materials such as stone or brick, and often have flat or shallow roofing.

But with their distinctive look, it is important that your window matches the style of your home, so that they don’t look out of place. 

Choosing the right window style isn’t always an easy task. 

Our team is on hand to help you choose the best window style for your contemporary home. 


Window styles for modern homes 


Casement windows 

White UPVC casement window

The casement window is one of the most popular choices of window style for modern homes due to their simple yet sleek look. 

The casement window is extremely versatile as it is available in a wide range of materials including aluminium, uPVC, and timber.

For a sleek modern look, a white or grey window is a great choice. Perhaps you want a splash of colour, casement windows come in a variety of colours so you can find just what you’re looking for.

This window style works perfectly in contemporary homes with its minimalist aesthetic.  


Sliding windows 

Tall white uPVC vertical sliding windows

The sliding window has been a staple in homes since the 17th century yet wouldn’t look out of place in modern homes. 

Whether you’re looking to achieve a modern take on a traditional style then sliding windows or if you want the classic aesthetic with the benefits of modern materials, sliding windows are available in timber, aluminium, and uPVC.

For the ultimate traditional appearance, keep the natural wood look.  

 A sliding window adds a touch of charismatic ‘retro-chic’ to newer builds. 


Bay windows 

Origin grey aluminium bay windows interior view

Contemporary homes are all about being airy and bright. 

Bay windows are a perfect way to draw as much light as possible into your home. 

The two most popular materials used for bay windows are aluminium and uPVC. Both options are durable whilst having an impressive look. 

The colour of your window can have a massive impact on the aesthetics of your home. Bay windows are available in a vast range of colours so you can keep it simple with white or be more adventurous with bolder colours. 

For a brighter home, installing a bay window is the right choice. 


Picture windows 

Picture windows frame the outside views from your window, creating a striking focal point. 

Although picture windows aren’t the best window style for ventilation, they are a stand-out feature drawing in natural light. 

Picture windows fit right in on modern styled properties.


 Looking for new windows in Leicestershire?

With so many window styles available, the options seem endless. 

Whichever window style you decide on, choose a trusted window installer in Leicester. 

At Kettell Windows, we have a vast range of windows to choose from, so you can choose the right window style for your home. 

We are focused on supplying the highest quality products. 

If you’re looking for a new or replacement window in Leicestershire, get in touch or view or full range of windows.