There is nothing revolutionary about simple room dividers, and they have been around since ancient Egypt and Chinese empires. But today we are looking past the simple screens and antique pieces and flipping through ideas that let your bedroom multitask with ease and elegance. From bedrooms with cozy conversation and breakfast nooks to those that need better integration with the master bathroom, ingenious room dividers come in handy every single time!
While antique screens and room dividers might not be ideal for contemporary bedrooms, both in terms of practicality and style, one can still draw plenty of inspiration from them. Much like the classic Shoji screens and room dividers used in Japanese design, a perforated wooden room divider is a great option that adds natural warmth to the bedroom. It can easily delineate the bedroom from the living space or home office next to it without blocking light. Simple floating wooden panels offer a more solid solution, while a screen inspired by Mediterranean style offers more artistry and visual flair.
Designs moving away from this ‘contemporary-minimal’ trend also seem to carry a certain sophistication, like the lovely bed frame from Gruppo Tomasella. Combine these with plush bedding, and you have the outright showstoppers like the floating bed from MobilGAM that gives the impression of levitating effortlessly thanks to a transparent base. No matter what your preferred style is, there is something for everyone here!