A room divider is a semi-permanent partition that allows for a space to be split up in separate areas. While dividing screens and doors are often used in residential homes, large room dividers are more commonly utilized in venues such as community centers and conference halls, where multiple activities may run concurrently and require separate spaces.  From small wheeled shoji screens to full wall systems, a room divider can be utilized to obscure a smaller area or completely divide a space. A room divider can be made from many materials including fabric, plastic, and even living plants.

How do you use a room divider?

A room divider, as the name suggests, can be used to divide rooms into smaller and more efficient areas. It is most commonly found in individual residences, being used as a piece of decor to showcase one’s personal style in a home, to conceal cluttered items, or to provide a sense of privacy.

How do I make a room divider?

There are many DIY room divider options such as utilizing a clothing rack and curtain, a bookshelf, or wire mesh screens. One can take panels of wood or frosted glass and fasten them together with piano hinges for the accordion-like appearance of typical room dividers. Another way of making a room divider is to thread thick rope through wooden plates mounted in the floor and ceiling. This is a way to divide spaces without completely concealing the areas from each other.

What is a room divider?

A room divider is a piece of furniture positioned in a room to separate and define areas within that single space, like a screen. A room divider can be made from a variety of materials and can be portable or temporary given the environment it exists in. Other objects and furniture pieces such as a shelf or collection of plants can also act as a room divider.

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71” | 180 cm
67” | 170 cm
1” | 2.5 cm
Bozeman Room Divider
180.000
170.000
2.500
5
https://p3d.in/e/gv41a
3D
Bozeman Room Divider3D model of the Bozeman Room Divider viewed in perspective3D model of the Bozeman Room Divider viewed in perspective
70.25” | 178 cm
102” | 259 cm
.75" | 2 cm
Camille Zen Room Divider
178.000
259.000
2.000
0
https://p3d.in/e/Rhes9
3D
Camille Zen Room DividerView of the Camille Zen Room Divider in 3D available for downloadView of the Camille Zen Room Divider in 3D available for download
70.25” | 178 cm
102” | 259 cm
1” | 2.5 cm
Clara Shoji Room Divider
178.000
259.000
2.500
0
https://p3d.in/e/89hQI
3D
Clara Shoji Room DividerPerspective view of a 3D model of the Clara Shoji Room DividerPerspective view of a 3D model of the Clara Shoji Room Divider
71” | 180 cm
68” | 173 cm
.75" | 2 cm
Clarke Shoji Room Divider
180.000
173.000
2.000
5
https://p3d.in/e/UwnqB
3D
Clarke Shoji Room Divider3D model of the Clarke Shoji Room Divider viewed in perspective3D model of the Clarke Shoji Room Divider viewed in perspective
72” | 183 cm
48” | 122 cm
1” | 2.5 cm
Cowan Room Divider
183.000
122.000
2.500
0
https://p3d.in/e/to8JV
3D
Cowan Room DividerView of the Cowan Room Divider in 3D available for downloadView of the Cowan Room Divider in 3D available for download
57.875” | 147 cm
57.875” | 147 cm
15.375” | 39.1 cm
2014
IKEA Kallax Shelf Unit - 4x4
147.000
147.000
39.100
2014.00
400
https://p3d.in/e/Tqx7k
3D
IKEA Kallax Shelf Unit - 4x4Perspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Kallax Shelf Unit 4x4Perspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Kallax Shelf Unit 4x4
71.625” | 181.9 cm
71.625” | 181.9 cm
15.375” | 39.1 cm
2014
IKEA Kallax Shelf Unit - 5x5
181.900
181.900
39.100
2014.00
400
https://p3d.in/e/ehtS9
3D
IKEA Kallax Shelf Unit - 5x53D model of the IKEA Kallax Shelf Unit 5x5 viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Kallax Shelf Unit 5x5 viewed in perspective
57.875” | 147 cm
33.875” | 86 cm
15.375” | 39.1 cm
2014
IKEA Kallax Shelf Unit - Mixed
147.000
86.000
39.100
2014.00
5
https://p3d.in/e/IfkTR
3D
IKEA Kallax Shelf Unit - MixedView of the IKEA Kallax Shelf Unit Mixed in 3D available for downloadView of the IKEA Kallax Shelf Unit Mixed in 3D available for download
57.875” | 147 cm
30.375” | 77.2 cm
62.625” | 159.1 cm
2014
IKEA Kallax Workstation - 2x4
147.000
77.200
159.100
2014.00
700
https://p3d.in/e/IJJyk
3D
IKEA Kallax Workstation - 2x4Perspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Kallax Workstation 2x4Perspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Kallax Workstation 2x4
57.875” | 147 cm
57.875” | 147 cm
62.625” | 159.1 cm
2014
IKEA Kallax Workstation - 4x4
147.000
147.000
159.100
2014.00
700
https://p3d.in/e/QrMZj
3D
IKEA Kallax Workstation - 4x43D model of the IKEA Kallax Workstation 4x4 viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Kallax Workstation 4x4 viewed in perspective
72.875” | 185 cm
85” | 216 cm
1” | 2.5 cm
2019
IKEA Risör Room Divider
185.000
216.000
2.500
2019.00
60
https://p3d.in/e/ORxQx
3D
IKEA Risör Room DividerPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Risör Room DividerPerspective view of a 3D model of the IKEA Risör Room Divider
70.875” | 180 cm
33.5” | 85 cm
17.75” | 45 cm
2019
IKEA Veberöd Room Divider
180.000
85.000
45.000
2019.00
20
https://p3d.in/e/PUvBj
3D
IKEA Veberöd Room Divider3D model of the IKEA Veberöd Room Divider viewed in perspective3D model of the IKEA Veberöd Room Divider viewed in perspective
70” | 178 cm
102” | 259 cm
.75" | 2 cm
Marla Room Divider
178.000
259.000
2.000
0
https://p3d.in/e/YWSIe
3D
Marla Room DividerView of the Marla Room Divider in 3D available for downloadView of the Marla Room Divider in 3D available for download
84” | 213 cm
84” | 213 cm
1” | 2.5 cm
Sanderlin Room Divider
213.000
213.000
2.500
10
https://p3d.in/e/072DP
3D
Sanderlin Room DividerPerspective view of a 3D model of the Sanderlin Room DividerPerspective view of a 3D model of the Sanderlin Room Divider
72” | 183 cm
60” | 152 cm
3” | 8 cm
Shondra Room Divider
183.000
152.000
8.000
0
https://p3d.in/e/Aus3A
3D
Shondra Room Divider3D model of the Shondra Room Divider viewed in perspective3D model of the Shondra Room Divider viewed in perspective
72” | 183 cm
56” | 142 cm
.75" | 2 cm
Stoehr Shoji Room Divider
183.000
142.000
2.000
0
https://p3d.in/e/iBcyH
3D
Stoehr Shoji Room DividerView of the Stoehr Shoji Room Divider in 3D available for downloadView of the Stoehr Shoji Room Divider in 3D available for download
70” | 178 cm
102” | 259 cm
.75" | 2 cm
Trevor Shoji Room Divider
178.000
259.000
2.000
5
https://p3d.in/e/TQEfk
3D
Trevor Shoji Room DividerPerspective view of a 3D model of the Trevor Shoji Room DividerPerspective view of a 3D model of the Trevor Shoji Room Divider
75” | 190.5 cm
35” | 88.9 cm
13.5” | 34.3 cm
Room divider
V Bookcase Room Divider
190.500
88.900
34.300
70
https://p3d.in/e/JiD9G
3D
V Bookcase Room Divider3D model of the V Bookcase Room Divider viewed in perspective3D model of the V Bookcase Room Divider viewed in perspective
Clarke Shoji Room Divider

The Clarke Shoji Room Divider is a great choice that can provide a more substantial definition of space in rooms with higher ceilings, and greater privacy can be provided. The piece was designed by World Menagerie, and it features a kick plate to provide the shade from scuffs.

The Clarke Shoji Room Divider has an overall height of 71” (180 cm), width of 68” (173 cm), and panel depth of .75" (2 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Clarke Shoji Room Divider with height, width and depth measurements
The Clarke Shoji Room Divider is a great choice that can provide a more substantial definition of space in rooms with higher ceilings, and greater privacy can be provided. The piece was designed by World Menagerie, and it features a kick plate to provide the shade from scuffs.

The Clarke Shoji Room Divider has an overall height of 71” (180 cm), width of 68” (173 cm), and panel depth of .75" (2 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Clarke Shoji Room Divider with height, width and depth measurements
Clarke Shoji Room Divider
Height:
71” | 180 cm
Width:
68” | 173 cm
Length:
Depth:
.75" | 2 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Red or yellow wood frame; woven jute panels
Designer
World Menagerie
Year

Drawings include:
Clarke Shoji Room Divider front elevation, side, plan

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IKEA Kallax Workstation - 4x4

The IKEA Kallax Workstation (4x4) has 16 storage cubes that provide users with plenty of organization and storage space. A table can be attached onto the Kallax Workstation unit where 2 people can work comfortably across each other. The design unit is available in black-brown, white, or white/blue finish.

The IKEA Kallax Workstation 4x4 has an overall height of 57.875” (147 cm), width of 57.875” (147 cm), and depth of 62.625” (159.1 cm).

Plan and elevation drawings of the IKEA Kallax Workstation 4x4 with dimensions for overall height, width and depth
The IKEA Kallax Workstation (4x4) has 16 storage cubes that provide users with plenty of organization and storage space. A table can be attached onto the Kallax Workstation unit where 2 people can work comfortably across each other. The design unit is available in multiple finishes.

The IKEA Kallax Workstation 4x4 has an overall height of 57.875” (147 cm), width of 57.875” (147 cm), and depth of 62.625” (159.1 cm).

Plan and elevation drawings of the IKEA Kallax Workstation 4x4 with dimensions for overall height, width and depth
IKEA Kallax Workstation - 4x4
Height:
57.875” | 147 cm
Width:
57.875” | 147 cm
Length:
Depth:
62.625” | 159.1 cm
Weight:
Area:

Max Shelf Load: 29 lb | 13.15 kg

Materials
Particleboard; fiberboard; acrylic paint; ABS plastic; steel legs; particleboard and fiberboard tabletop
Designer
Tord Björklund (IKEA)
Year
2014

Drawings include:
IKEA Kallax Workstation 4x4 front elevation, side, plan, front

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Bozeman Room Divider

The Bozeman Room Divider adds a modern farmhouse charm to a space; its louvered panels are akin to barnyard shutters, and the gray-washed finish adds a weathered character. Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse designed the piece to isolate space, conceal unsightly areas, and add privacy where needed.

The Bozeman Room Divider has an overall height of 71” (180 cm), width of 67” (170 cm), and panel depth of 1” (2.5 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Bozeman Room Divider with height, width and depth measurements
The Bozeman Room Divider adds a modern farmhouse charm to a space; its louvered panels are akin to barnyard shutters, and the gray-washed finish adds a weathered character. Laurel Foundry Modern Farmhouse designed the piece to isolate space, conceal unsightly areas, and add privacy where needed.

The Bozeman Room Divider has an overall height of 71” (180 cm), width of 67” (170 cm), and panel depth of 1” (2.5 cm).

Dimensioned elevation and plan drawings of the Bozeman Room Divider with height, width and depth measurements
Bozeman Room Divider
Height:
71” | 180 cm
Width:
67” | 170 cm
Length:
Depth:
1” | 2.5 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Weathered wood
Designer
Laurel Foundry
Year

Drawings include:
Bozeman Room Divider front elevation, side, plan

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Cowan Room Divider

The Cowan Room Divider is a folding screen and freestanding furniture piece with an organic design to be placed around the home as needed. It is portable and helps create a definition of spaces in a large room. The Cowan Room Divider was designed by Wade Logan.

The Cowan Room Divider has an overall height of 72” (183 cm), width of 48” (122 cm), and panel depth of 1” (2.5 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Cowan Room Divider with height, width, and depth dimensions
The Cowan Room Divider is a folding screen and freestanding furniture piece with an organic design to be placed around the home as needed. It is portable and helps create a definition of spaces in a large room. The Cowan Room Divider was designed by Wade Logan.

The Cowan Room Divider has an overall height of 72” (183 cm), width of 48” (122 cm), and panel depth of 1” (2.5 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the Cowan Room Divider with height, width, and depth dimensions
Cowan Room Divider
Height:
72” | 183 cm
Width:
48” | 122 cm
Length:
Depth:
1” | 2.5 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Solid wood structure
Designer
Wade Logan
Year

Drawings include:
Cowan Room Divider front elevation, side, plan

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IKEA Veberöd Room Divider

The IKEA Veberöd Room Divider is a unique piece of furniture that provides an industrial expression, as natural marks and traces from the production are fully visible. Designed by Johanna Jelinek, furniture can be easily placed, used for various needs, and matched with other furnishings.

The IKEA Veberöd Room Divider has an overall height of 70.875” (180 cm), width of 33.5” (85 cm), and depth of 17.75” (45 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Veberöd Room Divider with height, width, and depth dimensions
The IKEA Veberöd Room Divider is a unique piece of furniture that provides an industrial expression, as natural marks and traces from the production are fully visible. Designed by Johanna Jelinek, furniture can be easily placed, used for various needs, and matched with other furnishings.

The IKEA Veberöd Room Divider has an overall height of 70.875” (180 cm), width of 33.5” (85 cm), and depth of 17.75” (45 cm).

Collection of elevation and plan drawings of the IKEA Veberöd Room Divider with height, width, and depth dimensions
IKEA Veberöd Room Divider
Height:
70.875” | 180 cm
Width:
33.5” | 85 cm
Length:
Depth:
17.75” | 45 cm
Weight:
Area:
Materials
Powder-coated steel frame; cotton and linen storage
Designer
Johanna Jelinek (IKEA)
Year
2019

Drawings include:
IKEA Veberöd Room Divider front elevation, side, plan

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