Room Partition: Types and +90 Inspiring Models
You may have already noticed how the integrated rooms have been increasingly used in architectural projects. This design option allows these environments to present a broader look and specific decoration. But this construction proposal is not always pleasing to people, who prefer to delimit the space and guarantee a certain amount of privacy. If that’s the case for you, be aware that you can solve this problem using a simple feature – the environment partition.
Room partitions have been successful in decorating residential and business constructions, mainly because it is much easier to use these partitions than to build a masonry wall. Not to mention the aesthetic appeal that this element can provide to the decoration of the environment. Therefore, in this article you will learn about the main types of room dividers, as well as various images and models that will inspire you to use this item in your project.
The main advantage of using the room divider in your decoration is the variety of options available on the market. You can choose from models made of wood, MDF, glass, drywall, cobogó, among others. Also, if you can’t find the partition that looks the way you want, you can simply order an option that matches your building’s interior design proposal.
Therefore, it is practically impossible to say that there is no ideal environment partition for you. However, before choosing yours, remember to define the style of decoration of the room and choose a variety that goes with this style, to create a harmonious, beautiful and pleasant environment. To learn about the main types of partition, check out the next topics.
Drywall Room Partition
Drywall is a material composed of plaster and fixed with galvanized steel. Therefore, this type of partition is used in places with more space, as it forms a wider structure and allows the creation of a kind of wall with open niches, used to house decorative objects.
In addition, compared to traditional masonry walls, the drywall room partition has the advantage of being quicker and easier to install, having a lower cost and also having the possibility of being removed without causing damage to the construction. For these reasons, this variety is widely used to divide integrated office rooms or to delimit the living room of residences.
Image 1: Use LED spots to light the hollow niches of your drywall wall.
Image 2: You can use special decorative vases to decorate this divider.
Image 3: In addition, you can paint this wall so that it complements the room’s decor.
Image 4: Potted plants can also be used in this decoration.
Image 5: You can use this type of divider to separate the living room and the dining room.
Wooden Room Partition
The wooden partition is one of the most used in architecture and design projects. After all, wood is a very versatile material, which can be worked, assuming different shapes and designs. In addition, wood is an element very much associated with comfort, coziness and rusticity. Therefore, this type of partition can be used in various styles of decoration, not just rustic, but also in modern or classic environments.
Image 6: This hollow wooden partition made the entrance to this house more cozy and rustic.
Image 7: But you can also use this leaky version to delimit the living room and dining room space.
Image 8: On the other hand, this slatted wood model can make this office more modern and with a rustic touch.
Image 9: You can still paint this divider white and use it to create a foyer in the bedroom.
Image 10: In this example, the wooden partition has a modern design and a darker coloration, matching the cozy look of the room.
MDF Environment Partition
MDF is a medium-density fiberboard produced from molded sheets. This material is less resistant than wood, however, due to the lower price, many people prefer to use the MDF room partition in their decoration. Despite being more fragile, it is also a versatile material that can be used in different ways in the environment, composing different styles of decoration.
Image 11: You can use the MDF divider to find the rooms in your small loft.
Image 12: The MDF divider can also be used to separate the kitchen from the service area.
Image 13: In addition, MDF can be used in the manufacture of a cabinet with several niches.
Image 14: But you can also use a decorated MDF board in your bedroom decor.
Image 15: In this case, the MDF board has cutouts that resemble flowers and delimit the space between two different rooms.
Glass Room Partition
Glass is a beautiful, elegant and versatile material widely used in room decoration, including as a partition. It has the advantage of conveying elegance and ensuring privacy and letting in light. If you don’t want a transparent glass, which allows a clear view of the environment, you can opt for the smoked or blasted view.
Furthermore, the room partition can be installed either in the form of fixed glass plates or in the form of glass doors, which also cause a beautiful environment effect, or can be used as a partition in different ways.
Image 16: In this modern office, the rooms have been separated with dark glass partitions.
Image 17: But you can also use a glass door in your decoration.
Image 18: Frosted glass can be a good idea for those who want more privacy.
Image 19: Another option for a glass structure that acts as a room divider.
Image 20: You can still use a sliding door in your kitchen.
Cobogó Room Partition
The cobogós are from Pernambuco and were created between 1920 and 1930. The differential of this construction element is that it has a hollow shape, which allows light to enter and also complements the decoration of the environment, as it can be found in different formats and colors. For this reason, the cobogó room partition has a charming look, with a simple or elegant appearance, and can even be used inside and outside the house.
Image 21: The white cobogós wall made this small room more charming.
Image 22: But you can also use colored cobogós in your decoration.
Image 23: This cobogó wall was still used as support for the office desk.
Image 24: In this example, the yellow cobogós divider contrasts with the cold decoration of the rest of the kitchen, causing a beautiful effect on the decoration.
Image 25: And if you want a room with a modern look, you can use cobogós painted with the color used in the rest of the decoration.
The screen is a common type of partition in Japanese homes, despite its Chinese origin. Originally, it was used to protect environments from drafts. However, over time its function has been modified and today it is a beautiful and elegant tool for decorating and separating rooms. This type of divider can be found in a variety of sizes, materials, shapes and designs, which means that you will come across many beautiful options of screens to decorate your home.
Image 26: The screen can be the ideal choice for organizing and dividing your room.
Image 27: And you can use the wooden screen to delimit the space in your small apartment.
Image 28: But it is also possible to opt for a wooden screen with a screen to enhance the modern decoration of the environment.
Image 29: You can still use the screen to decorate and divide the areas of your luxurious bathroom.
Image 30: Use a modern and colorful screen in your decoration.
Have you thought about using a curtain as a room divider? Well, know that this is a simple and easy element to install, but it can make the decoration composition more modern and uncluttered. Depending on the curtain you choose, the room can also be made more elegant and sophisticated. In addition, this type of partition is generally used to delimit rooms, but you can also use it in other environments.
Image 31: In this project, black curtains were used to delimit the space of the modern room.
Image 32: But you can also use a curtain with more delicate material, like chiffon.
Image 33: Also, the curtain can be a great tool to separate spaces in the room.
Image 34: When used around the bed, the curtain conveys the feeling of a cozier environment.
Image 35: And you can even use it to determine your closet space.
Cheap room divider
Anyone looking for cheap options to use as room partitions will be happy to know that, with creativity, it is possible to use various materials and objects to manufacture their partition. Dividers assembled with wooden crates, pallets, plastic boxes and pieces of pipe are quite common when it comes to cheap room dividers, because they are inexpensive materials often used in DIY or DIY style projects.
Image 36: The wooden crates were sanded, painted and stacked to produce a beautiful and functional room partition.
Image 37: On the other hand, in this project the partition was assembled from several pieces of PVC pipe of different diameters.
Image 38: In this simple bathroom, the pieces of PVC pipe were used to assemble panels used both as a partition and as a decorative element.
Image 39: Even plastic crates can be used to form a room divider.
Image 40: You can still create a wall partition using a large pallet or multiple pallets together.
Despite all these types that we’ve presented you so far, you can use your creativity and look for alternative materials to build your room divider. After all, there is no rule and, therefore, materials such as iron, steel, rope, crochet, among others, can also be used to innovate your decor, especially if you prefer a modern or personalized environment.
Image 41: A steel chain divider was used in the decoration of this luxurious room.
Image 42: Already in this apartment, the owner formed a partition using exposed piping.
Image 43: In this studio, the crochet wall complements the delicate look of the environment.
Image 44: In this example, the old iron door was reused to divide the rooms.
Image 45: In addition, you can use a steel bookcase to divide your integrated room.
+45 amazing models to inspire you
If you still haven’t found the ideal room partition model for your home, then you need to check out our selection with 45 photos of rooms with different types of partitions. Check it out below!
Image 46: This modern wooden divider was used to decorate the gourmet porch.
Image 47: In this example, a black granite wall was used to separate the closet from the bedroom.
Image 48: And you can even use a closet as a partition.
Image 49: In addition, you can use a modern room divider formed by plastic parts.
Image 50: Anyone who likes a modern environment can also invest in a rope divider.
Image 51: The cobogó wall is very useful to delimit the space of the service area.
Image 52: But you can also opt for the wooden partition, making the environment more elegant.
Image 53: The curtain is a practical and inexpensive element to divide collective spaces.
Image 54: You can also use a cobogó wall on your gourmet balcony.
Image 55: A wooden wall can also be a good option for dividing office space.
Image 56: However, if you have an apartment, you can invest in a cobogó wall to separate the open kitchen from the rest of the environment.
Image 57: Shelves can also be used as room dividers.
Image 58: In this modern apartment, the owner preferred to use a sliding glass door as a partition.
Image 59: In addition, you can innovate in your kitchen’s decor and install a wooden panel, which will serve as a partition.
Image 60: The bookcase with swivel television is a great choice of multifunctional and practical furniture for integrated environments.
Image 61: But you can also invest in the simple white cobogó wall to decorate your room.
Image 62: In addition, it is possible to use two types of tabs in the same environment. In this example, a glass partition and a plaster one were used.
Image 63: Already in this small loft, the owner chose a delicate curtain to separate the space from the bedroom.
Image 64: You can still use a modern cobogós wall in your decoration.
Image 65: In this example, the cobogó wall is even used as a support for the glass table.
Image 66: However, it is also possible to use a room divider composed of MDF niches.
Image 67: But if you want to get away from the traditional, you can invest in a metallic partition with shelves.
Image 68: The glass partition contributes to the clean decoration of this space.
Image 69: It’s worth building a cobogó wall to divide the areas of your master bedroom.
Image 70: In addition to supporting books, this modern bookcase is used as a divider in the office.
Image 71: However, to decorate a modern environment, a black cobogós divider can be an excellent alternative.
Image 72: But if your intention is to hide the service area, you can invest in the frosted glass door.
Image 73: The MDF room divider can add the missing touch in your simple room decor.
Image 74: However, if you intend to create a colorful and cheerful decoration, you can invest in a yellow cobogós divider, like the one in the image.
Image 75: The hollow wooden partition is a good option for those who prefer a modern and minimalist look.
Image 76: In this case, the black bookcase was used as a divider and support for decorative objects.
Image 77: However, if you want a modern and different option, you can do as in this example and use a wooden structure with slats of different sizes.
Image 78: And if you like plants, you’ll be happy to know that it’s possible to create a suspended partition with support for pots.
Image 79: This is another example of a modern metallic partition.
Image 80: But you can also use a black hollow wood wall to decorate your modern room.
Image 81: The wooden bookcase is also a good alternative, especially if you want a partition with niches for decoration.
Image 82: Another example of a modern room with a glass partition.
Image 83: You can use a swivel TV stand made of MDF in your decoration.
Image 84: In addition, it is possible to use a painted MDF room partition to separate the kitchen and the service area.
Image 85: In this small apartment, the hollow partition was used to separate the space from the open kitchen.
Image 86: But you can also use a white cobogós wall in your clean kitchen.
Image 87: In addition, it is possible to use an MDF cabinet to divide the rooms.
Image 88: However, if you prefer a modern look, you can adopt a metallic grid as a divider.
Image 89: Also, you can opt for a revolving wall made of wood and marble.
Image 90: The wardrobe can also be an alternative to traditional dividers.
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