Room Dividers – Furniture Accessories with an Aesthetic Touch for Privacy

Room dividers are popular and quite useful accessories for both smaller and bigger rooms. Their popularity is because they are both functional and decorative as well. They are light, portable and can be set up in a jiffy. Most room dividers are transparent and/or translucent and do not block light but still can offer privacy when you need it.

Traditional Solid Wood Finish Divider

What are room dividers? These are furniture accessories – consisting of three or four panels, flat framed in wood or metal usually. Each of the panels is hinged to the other so it can be folded for easy storage. Panels can be in single piece or consistent of smaller panes. The covering material can be wood slats, fabric, glass or paper.

Sleek Sado Black Asian Screen

What are different styles of room dividers available? Most of the room dividers are made of metal, wood or acrylic/polycarbonate frames. They are covered and accented with designs printed on paper, embroidered or printed fabric or etched in glass. Mirror accents are also available which can make the room look more spacious.

Simple Brown Wooden Divider

Room dividers – portable or mobile – are very useful in your living room. You can use a three or four-panel dividers to screen off a dining area from the sitting area. If you are having a studio apartment or a small home with open kitchen, a room divider is useful in breaking up the kitchen area away from living quarters to present a clutter-free look. Dividers can be used in the outdoor area in the garden, poolside and terrace also. It can provide nice shade on a sunny day or provide some privacy when you are sunning yourself in the garden.

Memories  Screen Personalized With Photos

Room dividers are cost effective and easy to install. No need of any construction, drilling, nailing etc. They are off the shelf furniture accessories – elegant and inexpensive and serve both utilitarian and decorative purposes. They can blend harmoniously with any kind of home décor and add ambience to your home anytime.

Elegant Black Bookcase Shoji Divider

Here are images of some very beautiful portable room dividers from iRoom Dividers. These are called shoji screens – traditional kind of Japanese screens that look very pretty and chic. With light colored wooden or metal frames, they have white rice paper lining. They do not block light but provide privacy. The Venetian type wooden slatted is better suited for outdoor areas. Which is your favorite?

Delicate Japanese Cherry Blossom Screen

Classic Chic Black Screen

Charming Handcrafted Divider

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Room Dividers Offer Privacy And Add Beauty to Your Interiors

When there is a temporary need for dividing or separating a room, building a wall may be too much expensive and too permanent a solution. Especially when structural changes are not possible as in rental homes and you need privacy only for temporary use – like when guests are coming etc, use of partitions, dividers or separators offer a handy and easy solution. More than curtains or divider screens, glass or wooden separators are cute, stable and look cozy. Room dividers or separators offer the best solution for ensuring privacy in studio apartments also. If you have a huge drawing or living room, glass or wooden separators can help you separate a study or a work area from the living room. When you want privacy, you can use these separators to create a room within a room – like for dressing or sleeping undisturbed. These partitions, especially with glass screens, do not block light.

Think how convenient and nice it will be to divide one big room so that two teenagers/older children have small but their own space to work and study without disturbance! Also you can conveniently separate dining section from drawing room, dressing area from sleeping area in your bedroom without too much expense. You can plan a different decor and arrange for different lighting to give a distinctly different look entirely for each section! There are a number of dividers available like wood panel dividers, glass panel dividers – both standing and sliding type with aluminium frames, end panels, liners, track-sets etc, curtains and screens and Japanese dividers. Sliding glass dividers are most preferred as they occupy less space, are portable and versatile, and do not block light. In some cases you can make the divider do extra duty as a bookcase or a small vanity-shelf to hold some essentials.

It is believed that room dividers are originally from China – sometime since seventh century, but they have continued to be popular and in demand. Here are some beautiful room dividers/separators from Sliding Door Company. They look so sleek and sophisticated; divide the room so prettily and without blocking light and mostly air movements. Some are sheer glass and some are sand-blasted glass. They look so elegant and beautiful – framed to perfection. Don’t you think glass dividers are great for dividing a room without sacrificing light or space? Get online and check out the options. Talk to your interior decorator or local furniture mart to know what will be your perfect divider which will add to your home decor and ambience!

Sectioned off Bedroom
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Pretty Room Separator for Some Private Space
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Privacy Assured with Dividers
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Dining Section Separated by Glass Sliding Door
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Conference Room Divider
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A Delightfully Separated Bedroom from Drawing Room
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A Sliding Door Divides Work Area from Drawing Room
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