Screens are hav­ing a revival of late and they’re pop­ping up in all sizes, ma­te­ri­als and fin­ishes – here are some top picks.

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WHETHER YOU WANT TO de­fine zones or add pri­vacy, dec­o­ra­tive screens are a ver­sa­tile and rel­a­tively in­ex­pen­sive way to do this while adding an artis­tic el­e­ment to your in­te­rior or ex­te­rior spa­ces. They’re easy to in­stall and can add in­stant cosi­ness to large rooms. Screens can also be used to con­ceal fea­tures like a door to the kitchen or even to par­ti­tion off an of­fice area in a liv­ing room or bed­room. Kids shar­ing a room? Again, a screen can be used to di­vide the space and give them a lit­tle pri­vacy – or you can cre­ate a lit­tle study area for them or screen off a play area.

Wood work

A tim­ber ba­ton screen wall works par­tic­u­larly well with mid-cen­tury or Scandi-style in­te­ri­ors. TIP Tim­ber ba­tons can be a cheaper al­ter­na­tive to build­ing a di­vid­ing wall.

Bright & airy

Greg used a screen to di­vide his liv­ing and study ar­eas. The de­sign al­lows the light to shine through. In­spired by

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