Use a pair to add symmetry. These ornate room screens add glitz and Hollywood Regency style to this formal living room. Flanking the fireplace with them also adds balance and symmetry.
Adapt a room screen into a portable accent wall. This geometric room screen enlivens this white wall without a big commitment. It adds an exotic pattern and creates a backdrop for the console table.
Here a room screen in a very different style adds some shine and dimension to a beige wall. Note the way the light reflects off the metallic gold finish on the screen.
Create a transparent division between rooms. All right, so this example is a little more permanent than I implied in the introduction, but I could not leave it out. This beautiful built-in screen helps delineate the boundary between the living room and the dining room in a very open floor plan. It also adds wood, vertical lines, and a bit of Japanese-inspired style to the space.
Bring on the Zen with shoji screens. Shoji screens are a common Japanese design element that let in the light and add to the calm, spa-like feeling of this bathroom.
Imply a separate space without actually closing things off. This Art Nouveau screen provides a sense of separation for this loft's sleeping area.
This room has three beds in it, and each bed has an Eames screen beneath it so that the girls can grab a little privacy from each other.
Similarly, this screen adds a healthy dash of Chinoiserie to this traditional room. It also enlivens a dead corner and creates a good spot for intimate conversations.
Create a sculptural piece. Intricate and exotic screen panels can function as sculpture when mounted on the wall.