How to Find Japanese Folding Screens

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Shoji screens and doors
Have you ever seen a picture of a traditional Japanese home and fallen in love with the simple beauty of the culture’s architecture? Not only are these homes simply furnished, with little furniture, and equipped with sliding walls and doors for an airy feel, but homeowners often use Shoji screens to separate open rooms. A Shoji screen provides some privacy and without completely separating the space from the rest of the room; the effect is simultaneously traditional and modern, exotic and familiar, interesting but not out of place. In recent times, these Japanese folding screens have become increasingly popular in Western homes for the unique, international feel they bring to a room. They have been adapted to be used in a number of ways both inside and outside a house, whether the Japanese screens ar

A Modern Design Furnishing With an International Touch

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Sliding japanese screens
For the interior of a home, contemporary designs can often create the sleek, sophisticated look you want. Modern furniture and decor are typically less extravagant, and have a more minimalistic approach to design. But if you like the flare of international furnishings, and you still want the simple, clean look of modern design, shoji screens could be the best purchase to make. A Shoji is a traditional Japanese screen room divider, door, or window. It is made with a lattice of wood or bamboo, and fitted with translucent paper. The paper on these frames can be plain, or decorated with Japanese art. Similar to Chinese folding screens, first invented in 4th Century B.C. China, Japanese scre