Space. We’ve probably all encountered the age old issue of how to use space effectively in an open plan layout or oversized room. Without a doubt the best solution we’ve found for this interior design headache lies in the humble room divider. The divider offers plenty of different ways to split a room and allocate the space effectively. With that in mind, here’s a roundup of 10 ideas that would make for a dreamy room divider or perfect partition.
The excellent use of a partition here helps to create that cozy cocoon feeling for bedtime.
It also works well to offer up privacy for when you need to get some shut-eye. The sharp and smart angles of the wooden partition partner perfectly against the awkward angles of the ceiling, enhancing the look and feel of the space.
We’re digging the 70s vibe of this wooden partition, serving Niemeyer realness in this Sao Paulo apartment.
If you like the design and feel of these rich wood textures, you have to check out some of our other featured Brazilian homes!
Art Deco styling gives off a classic look that suggests cut diamonds or opulent mirrors.
As a result, this room adheres to a traditional and classy style, without the wall divider taking up too much space or blocking out any light.
The Floating Shelf
Pro tip: floating shelves make for an excellent partition in industrial style rooms.
In this studio apartment, the old style of the building is reinforced with the salvaged floor joists and displays of vintage glass containers.
The Wine Rack
Cute and clever, this wine rack is beautifully balanced between kitchen and dining area, acting as both divider and storage.
Plants sit on the top edge, offering a breath of fresh air, while the kitchen’s bar area extends from the back of it.
Glass steel partitions are a growing favorite to help maintain privacy in an open plan apartment.
In this room, the home office especially benefits from the division, separate from the bedroom. This could also work well for a dressing room. In order to soften a steely minimalist interior, think delicate drapes.
This interesting wooden divider is a light touch that merges with the partial wall.
Thus, the wall offers sturdiness for hanging art, but the wooden section is a lovely way to mix up some of the interiors, with a lightness and great visual appeal.
Curtains and Drapes
Keep it soft and simple with sheer curtains between spaces.
What’s more, curtains can be easily tucked away for those times when you want to open up the room. For a luxurious and bold look, opt for decadent style drapes which fall all the way to the floor, calling on old Hollywood glamour.
For an all-natural room divider option, how about bamboo?
This master bedroom sews together an Asian style look with its cabinet design, choice of furniture and, most particularly, the bamboo divider that creates some privacy between bathroom and bedroom.
Suspended Circles Partition
This bachelor pad in Prenzlauer Berg uses a suspended set of circles to create a sense of calm and creativity in the living room.
At the same time, you can still see the clock through the gap, ensuring the space doesn’t feel closed off or small. Check out the home tour to see more pictures.
Are you sharing a space and looking to create some privacy? Where do you plan to use room dividers and partitions in your home? Let us know in the comments below!