Joy Division: The 9 Most Stylish Room Dividers We've Ever Seen
Whether you’re styling a compact studio or breaking up a massive loft, dividing a space in an effective and impactful way leaves plenty of room for creative problem solving. These inspired spaces demonstrate total mastery over unique floor plans. Their spirited and soulful use of color, architecture, and furniture creates key focal points and cohesive flow. Get ready to be schooled in the art of separated togetherness.
The negative space and geometric appeal of this cobalt-blue staircase provide a striking foil to the otherwise minimalistic space. The composition draws the eye all the way through the space, adding beautiful depth.
We love the idea of using a bar or counter room to break up dead space between rooms. The juxtaposition of metallics, glass, and natural wood grounds this airy space while simultaneously adding a bit of drama.
A double-sided fireplace is one of the chicest ways to transition between spaces. This impeccably curated living area proves furniture can exist flush against a wall while still maintaining an easy flow.
Vintage Simple Curved Black Metal Shelving with Black Mirrored Glass ($3667)
Sculptural details that employ the use of negative space add visual interest and depth on top of function.
Add a pop of greenery to your space via a vertical garden or planter. This glass enclosure serves as part hallway, part mini conservatory.
Glass paneling on a floor-to-ceiling bookcase adds a subtle extra layer of separation. We especially love the way the empty shelves allow a space to breathe. Keep styling simple and edited.
Bright color-blocking effortlessly splits up an open floor plan. Use accent walls and complementary hues to channel a unique vibe between spaces.
This heirloom wood room divider provides a distinctive transition between spaces while still allowing for natural light to filter through. Get the look with carved, stand-alone pieces.
Pairing modern, geometric forms with elegant, classic details evokes a modern yet timeless voice. The low furniture, high-contrast palette in the room, and dramatic height of this Pietro Russo bookcase provide the perfect highlight to a detailed ceiling.
Designer Sarah Lovoine’s neon-lined mirrored wall doubles as the chicest storage solution possible. The inventive lighting brings modern flair to an otherwise subdued, refined space.
What are your best tips for dividing a room, small or otherwise?