Want to add style and sophistication to your home? Transom windows are a great way to start. Originating in the 14th century in Europe, transom windows were first used above front doors to provide natural light while keeping passersby out. The windows got their name because they used to be located above the top beam of a door or window, known as the transom beam. As a versatile design element, transom windows can be added to the interior or exterior of your home to increase natural light and the charm of your abode.
Transom windows can transform any space – from bathrooms, dining rooms, and bedrooms to kitchens, barns, and living rooms. Check out these charming transom window ideas that we’ve carefully curated for you.