Internal window ideas — clever ways of letting light in

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Internal window ideas can be a striking addition to your home's interior (Image credit: ID Systems)

Although internal window ideas may not immediately spring to mind when thinking about types of windows, advances in glazing, frames and architectural design have paved the way for using glass in a variety of innovative ways - not just on the outside of your home, but also on the inside.

Whether it’s a dark basement in need of some extra natural light, a way to turn an open-plan space into a more broken-plan layout, or simply the desire to add a wow-factor to your home, internal window ideas can be the perfect addition to your self-build, extension or home renovation.

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Michelle Martin

Senior Marketing Executive at IQ Glass, Michelle possesses a strong passion for delivering great customer, and her knowledge on windows and doors ensures she delivers great product experiences.

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Paul Feldwick

Paul has spent over 10 years at window and façade specialist Schüco, holding various positions in its training and product management departments. In his current role as Product Manager he is focused on the development of the business’ steel products, as well as testing and certification and fire and security products.

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Edward Stobart

For the past 20 years Edward has advised and supported self-builders and renovators to identify the most suitable glazing options for their project. He has recently finished a complete renovation and remodel of his own home, transforming a tired 1960s house into a stylish modern family home.

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William Wood

Super Slim Glazing Ltd is a family business headed up by William and Donna woods. Seeking solutions for internal slimline glass doors and screens led them to set up the company and design their own unique door system. Their design ethos is to bring the classic steel look doors in to the modern world.

Sarah Harley
Assistant Editor

Sarah is Homebuilding & Renovating’s Assistant Editor and joined the team in 2024. An established homes and interiors writer, Sarah has renovated and extended a number of properties, including a listing building and renovation project that featured on Grand Designs. Although she said she would never buy a listed property again, she has recently purchased a Grade II listed apartment. As it had already been professionally renovated, she has instead set her sights on tackling some changes to improve the building’s energy efficiency, as well as adding some personal touches to the interior.