A folding screen can be a decorator’s secret weapon. The folding screen was originally made in China, but is now a mainstay in interior design throughout the world, and that is dued to its beauty and functionality. They are extremely versatile, and are also a wonderful addition to any space, bringing style to any room.
They bring so much style to a room. But they can also serve a very practical purpose. They’re a decorative way to conceal just about anything you don’t want seen. Extremely versatile, screens are a wonderful addition to any space. You can use them in so many creative and unique ways.
Folding screens also make great DIY projects. If you are looking for inspiration on how to use screens, remember they are lovely to look at. Here are few ideas on how you can use folding screens for amazing designs.
In a very large space, you can use a screen to divide the room into smaller areas. An example would be separating a great room into living and dining areas.
A lighter weight screen is perfect for hiding the TV, exercise equipment, office machines and file cabinets, or anything else you’d rather not have to look at all the time (especially when company comes over). When you need to use them, just move the screen.
If the front door opens up into the living room, you can use an open style screen to define the foyer area.
Use a beautiful screen as a piece of art and hang it on the wall.
In the bedroom, re-purpose a screen as a headboard.
Function and style!
As you have seen, these images are lovely examples of folding screens and each illustrate a different style and use. Enjoy!