Traditional folding or sliding Japanese screens are typically made using wooden or bamboo frame. In Japan these sliding Japanese screens are referred to as shoji screens, because they are constructed from groups of connected shoji panels.
Although you may not recognize the word shoji if you have ever seen a movie set in the Japan, you would probably recognize them if you were to see them. If you have actually visited Japan, or are familiar with traditional Japanese architecture, then you might already be familiar with different types of shoji screens.
Japanese sliding screen doors and shoji screens can be lovely and useful in any home; but they are especially practical in lofts or spaces that are wide and open. While some people prefer the open space, sometimes a little bit of division and privacy is in order.
For instance, if you are sharing a one bedroom studio or loft apartment with one or more roommates, you will definitely need to find some kind of privacy solution. Since shoji screens come in several different sizes and configuration, it is possible to find the perfect design for whatever purpose you are looking for. At the same time, Japanese shoji screens are attractive and exotic enough to complement the aesthetics of your home.
If you are looking for an attractive way to divide your living space, perhaps you should consider looking into sliding Japanese doors, or some other type of shoji screen products. Even when used only as decor, you visitors will almost certain consider their style exotic and irresistible.