Space provided by interior design team Paula and Phil Robinson-
Paula's advice: removable partitions are perfect for your mood and needs.
Choose a partition that is consistent, easy to handle, and aesthetically pleasing with your home and furniture, whether open or closed.
They can be used: or, wooden paneled doors that slide back to the wall, called pocket doors, can be made in the style of the hotel, giving an open feelplan space.
More adventures are possible for contemporary families.
The traditional Japanese shoji screen allows the light to filter from one area to another and to remain quiet on the eyes.
They can be made of cedar wood and rice paper, or they can be made of modern washable laminated rice paper.
The disadvantage is the lack of sound insulation.
Folding or sliding metal plates in simple or complex patterns can also be a striking feature, but will not provide visual privacy or sound insulation unless supported by glass, which makes them very heavy.
On the other hand, wood and glass are visually stunning while providing privacy.
Choose a colored transmission of sandblasted glass, opaque film, or patterned, which still allows light to be passed from one area to another. Screen-
The printed door can be eyes.
But be careful to choose a scene that may look old.
From ordinary walls to sliding bookcases, there are various custom styles for acoustic partitions.
Other options can achieve a clever sense of division without the main work. Consider floor-to-
The ceiling is pure metal cloth, a pair of carefully placed tall independent screens, or simply add casters to tall, full, multi-leaf plant rectangular flowerpots.
Note to Phil: useful contacts custom removable wood paneling and doors: William Garvey, www. williamgarvey. co.
Sliding Doors, folding doors and pocket doors 01404 841430, UK: Folde, 020 8830 7626, www. folde. co.
Shoji Studio, www. theshojistudio. co.
Movable room divider, 07814 584198, UK: Spaceslide www. spaceslide. co.
Mobile and automated Wall 01922 743211 UK: Dorma www. dorma-uk. co.
Acoustic removable partitions for 01462 477600, UK: Brockhouse Modernfold, 01905 330055, www.
Screen printing door: hanging space, www. hanging-space. co.
Independent folding screen, 01932, 849049, UK: Japanese garden, www. japangarden. co.
UK, 01531 630091 metal mesh: full blown metal, www. All metal.
Com, 07092 126874 woven glass screen: Ruth Spaak, 01789 415244 pattern glass transfer: Peel glass transfer, www. e-peels. co.
8948 0689 transparent metal cloth, 020, UK: cloth clinic, www. clothclinic.