To get an unique natural light effect you may consider to install Venetian Blinds that made from wood, bamboo or timber.
For perfect privacy inside the room or house you can also get the plastic / PVC or aluminum type of blinds that cover all the spot.
In Australia, people love this product. Yes, they are still not able beat the traditional curtains in the market, but people still consider this type as first option for more pretty house.
You can install it at windows, doors, attic or anywhere you like. They are also can be a stand alone removable temporary wall for any activity you do.
Simply place it inside the house or outdoor if you want and they are also able to embedded on the glass you already have in or outside and even in between the double glazed glass.
If you are have a nice custom house with lots of custom size you can make a Venetian Blinds that fit with your space. Simply contact the provider to get the quote. They are will make it for you, install it on your house and give you a long term guarantee to make sure you are happy because you paid them pretty expensive.