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Patterned privacy window films with dots feature various circular shapes and patterns. Ranging from minimalist geometric shapes to bold circular designs, dotted window film is a classic design staple suited to a wide range of commercial and residential environments. Some styles of dotted window film can also mimic the look of frosted windows. This provides added privacy when the film is applied to any window or internal glass.
With window film being easy to apply and remove, this replaces the need to attempt complex techniques to achieve the highly attractive and popular dotted glass look. Here at Glass Films, our SOLYX® dot window films can cater to a range of interior and exterior settings.
Before making your purchase, here is some further information about patterned window films with dots to guide you.
Window Film Patterned Dotted – Category Overview
Window film can achieve privacy for your window or internal glass through the use of patterns or textures. For our dot patterned window film, each of the designs features circular shapes to turn transparent glass into private opaque glass. The privacy levels that can be achieved differ, allowing you to strike the right balance between privacy and the amount of natural light that can enter the room.
Some of our dotted window film styles have a minimalist appearance, in that the dots are only visible close up. In contrast, we also have some bolder styles, whereby the circular shapes create a more striking display. This variation in style allows you to select a design which perfectly matches the interior in terms of the environment and ambience you are looking to create with your window film.
What Are Dotted Window Films?
Dotted window films have a clear focus on circular shapes. This is in contrast to other types of patterns or textures, which may feature lines, squares and other types of patterns. Some alternative terms in relation to dotted glass include window tint dot matrix or window accents.
It is not easy to achieve the look of dots on a window or piece of interior glass, despite the style being extremely popular within corporate settings. However, a window film makes it easy to instantly achieve a dotted appearance to your windows in a way that’s uniformed and professional looking.
Furthermore, window films are easy to install and remove, meaning the window glass itself doesn’t have to be changed. If you decide to remove the window film, the original look of the glass can be restored.
Types Of Dot Patterns – Window Films
- Dot Screen 16
- Dot Screen 18
- Micro Dot
- Pin Point
- White Matte Dot Gradation
How Do Dotted Patterns Help Achieve Privacy In Window Films?
The vast majority of dotted patterns in our window films feature a large concentration of dots within a small area. The result means that when the window is viewed from a distance, it appears opaque but in a way that is also subtle. Only when looking at the window close up do the dots become visible, making dots an effective pattern to gain window or glass privacy.
Also, some of our window films with dots contain additional privacy enhancing features such as the look of frosted glass. Such effects also work to reduce the transparency of window glass, especially when used for shower glass, office glass or window glass.
Dot Pattern Window Films – Usage Ideas
Dot patterns within a window film are an ideal style for those who want window privacy, but at the same time want to opt for a subtle rather than a loud design.
In addition, dots can add detailing to the look of plain glass throughout commercial buildings, in a way that blends in with most branding identities. Here are just some of the top usage ideas for dotted window films to inspire your next project.
Commercial Window Or Internal Glass
Dotted window film is synonymous with commercial environments, as it possesses the unique ability to blend into any setting. Alongside windows, other glass surfaces within commercial environments can include door panels, glass office walls, glass facades, glass balconies and glass partitions. Depending on the business and industry type, the use of internal glass could include other types of architectural structures too.
Whatever the glass surface happens to be, a dotted window film will provide privacy for your customers or team on the other side of the glass. In addition, the use of dots will inject a stylish look into the room.
When showers are installed, they usually feature transparent screens. Although clear glass may look nice, it can prove impractical in busy family bathrooms.
Glass Films stocks a wide range of window film suitable to be applied on shower glass. Some of these styles are available within our dotted pattern line. Similar to within commercial settings, the dot patterns will provide a level of privacy for your shower glass, but in a way which won’t detract from other decorative features within your bathroom.
Residential Window Glass
Have any other glass surfaces within your home? For instance, window glass, door glass, partition glass or cabinet glass? If you’re looking to enhance the privacy of your glass, or simply improve the aesthetics, then a dotted pattern may work equally well.
A style such as SX-1720 Spheres offers an expressive alternative to the more minimalist dots found in commercial environments. It features a randomised pattern whereby each of the circles offer varying textures and opacity levels.
How To Choose A Dot Privacy Window Film
While most dotted window films have similar characteristics, there are some slight differences to look out for. This relates to the intensity of the design, along with the level of window privacy provided. So that you can make the best choice for your commercial or residential project, here are some of the factors to consider.
Interior Or Exterior
All window films will be labelled as suited for interior or exterior use. It’s crucial to choose the right window film type to ensure a successful installation process.
Level Of Window Privacy (Low To High)
Window films are primarily used to gain window privacy. That said, it’s possible to opt for varying degrees of privacy depending on your preferences. Lower levels of privacy window films will allow more natural light into the room. For well lit environments, high privacy film will maximise the opaqueness of the glass.
Not all dots are created equal! Most dots have a geometric look that is quite subtle in appearance. However, some styles have larger and bolder circular designs. One of our designs also features white hexagonally shaped micro dots.
UV Transmission Level
Most dotted window films will allow UV transmission, especially in instances where the dots are transparent. Though, the level of UV transmission will be displayed on the product listing to guide you. If UV transmission is of high importance, we have other window film styles available which may be more suited to your needs.
Window Film Size
Our window films are available in a range of sizes and roll widths. Ensure you measure your glass to ensure entire coverage for your window film.
Benefits Of Dot Window Film
Dots have a wide appeal when used within interior design projects, making them suitable for any number of environments. But compared to other styles of patterned window film you may be considering, what makes dots so popular and versatile?
Here are just some of the advantages that dot privacy window films can bring to your project.
Creates A Professional Look For Office Glass
Within any office environment, it’s key to maintain a professional look to the space. Window film is often used for privacy purposes, though not all styles are geared towards more formal settings.
Dots are very effective in creating privacy. By the same token, dotted window films don’t look out of place as more loud patterns or styles may. Therefore, dots are a failsafe option that give the window privacy needed, but without adding any intensive colours or patterns into the space.
Add Visual Interest To Large Sections Of Blank Window Glass
The likes of glass doors or balconies can look a little plain. A dotted window film can instantly add interest to the glass, creating visual intrigue without having to opt for a distracting bold design.
Also, dots can work well with existing designs, colours or architectural features. So there is little chance of overpowering the room or building, especially with the more minimalist dot designs.
Simplistic Design That Boasts Longevity
Dotted window films have existed for quite some time now. Yet, unlike other trends which may come and go, dots never go out of style. The neat and uniformed appearance of dotted window films means practically all environments suit the style. So if you’re keen to move away from current trends, and instead add interior features which won’t date, dotted window films make for an ideal choice.
Possible To Experiment With Optical Illusions
Some of our dotted glass window films get creative through the use of larger circular shapes. So if minimalism isn’t your style, there’s plenty of other options to explore.
To get extra creative, you could consider using coloured bulbs within the room where your window film is placed. This will allow distorted light to shine through the circular shapes, demonstrating just how versatile patterned privacy films can be.
Glass Films – All Window Film Designs
This page is dedicated to our dot patterned window film. However, elsewhere on our website you’ll also find other window film designs including:
- Rice Paper
- Solar Control
- Stained Glass
Dotted Window Film UK FAQs
We’ve answered some of the most common questions about purchasing window films with dot patterns below. If you don’t see your query, please get in touch with our customer service team by calling us on 0800 970 6366 or email us at [email protected].
Where To Buy Dot Matrix Film UK?
If you like the look of tinted dot matrix window film, we stock several similar styles of window film within our dot patterned category. However, if you are in search of a tinted look to your windows or glass, we also stock tinted window film.
How To Fit Window Film?
All of our window film is accompanied by installation instructions, which you can also find on each product listing. Alternatively, you can also arrange for a professional installation of your window film.
Can You Use Window Film On Shower Doors?
Yes. So long as the window film specifies it is for shower glass, it may be used to provide privacy and decoration to your shower glass partitions or doors. Many of our dotted window films are suitable for shower glass. In addition, many other of our window film styles have options suitable for shower glass.
What Is A Modern Glass Film Design For Offices?
Many of our patterned window films offer a contemporary look for offices. However, our dotted styles offer a modern look that is also timeless. Window film can be placed on any office glass including doors, windows or meeting rooms. Therefore, dotted privacy window film makes for a great choice within professional settings where added glass privacy is needed.