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How to Work With Awkward Windows

It's hard to say where the world's off-center windows come from. Often they're the result of a moved or added partition wall during a renovation. Others were designed that way. But many homeowners who inherit this asymmetrical setup have trouble designing around it. After all, symmetry is an important part of good design. So what are you supposed to do? First of all, don't lose heart. Where there are problems, there are solutions.
Another trick that works well for asymmetrical windows: Partially overlap the windows with wall-to-wall drapes to reveal only what you want. No one can tell if these windows are asymmetrical or not.