Room partitions are practical for helping define space in open floor plans, but they have to look nice, too. When you think of room partition ideas, dated, clunky, or flimsy styles may come to mind. A good wall divider will bridge the gap between fashion and function. You’re plopping it down in the middle of your room to break up the space, so if you don’t choose well, it can look… awkward. Fortunately, we’ve found 25 fantastic room divider ideas that deliver all the best you want in a room partition.
Before investing time and money into your room divider makeover, you should consider a few things. First, do you want a portable room divider that can move around or stay in one place? Next, consider how much leverage you have in installing your divider. If you’re a renter, your landlord may not be too happy about that. Consider what you have the leeway (and ability) to do. Finally, decide how much privacy you want out of your divider. Do you need it to block light and visibility for your privacy? Do you want to shape the space to create more definition visually? This will determine whether you need something opaque or can opt for some open designs.
These ideas run the gamut of style, budget, and DIY skill level. If you have any tendency to do it yourself, this can be an enjoyable (and relatively easy) project. Here are 25 room partition ideas to spark your imagination and help you define your space like a pro.
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