Turn a multifunctional large space into smaller specific areas to relax, work, eat and sleep with these ideas for dividing up open-plan rooms without building walls or engaging in major renovation. These open-plan zones can be temporary measures that fold away when you don’t need them or more permanent structures to give purpose to a large empty room. Try different materials and be inspired by these creative solutions to managing space in your home.
Add colour to your space with a vibrant fretwork screen. This Oriental-inspired design divides the bedroom and bathroom ‘zones’ in this elegant, hotel-style room.
Wayfair has a large range of room dividers to find the perfect one for you. Browse
Victoria Plumb for gorgeous bath tubs from freestanding baths to whirlpool baths
Create a statement room divider by installing a fish tank in the wall. This design ensures the hallway runs into the living room, creating the illusion of more space – plus, it’d definitely get guests talking!
Instantly add a touch of colour in the living room with green chairs, Made.com has a large selection to choose from.
Add industrial chic to your home with a metal room divider like this one. The beauty of this sliding door design is that it can be tucked away when not in use. Add warmth to the look with a quietly sculptural, wooden pedestal table, find a similar table at Swoon Editions.
Habitat has a good selection of table lamps.
Want to create an extra room without compromising on light and the feeling of space? Take inspiration from this modern home by fitting a see-through glass wall and door. Add definition to the space with rich, wooden flooring and furniture.
Marks and Spencer has a gorgeous range of wooden furniture to add timeless style to your home.
An oversized headboard can be used as a handy room divider between your bedroom and bathroom, without taking up floor space. Choose a bespoke headboard design that’s packed full of storage space to keep your bedroom clutter-free.
Visit our Find a Tradesman tool to locate a carpenter in your area to build a bespoke design. Update your bedroom in an instant with new bedding from Laura Ashley.
If you want to separate cooking and eating ‘zones’ in a large kitchen-diner, why not include an extended breakfast bar. This gloss white design does not compromise on the light or space in this kitchen, but instead adds a handy extra seating area.
Wayfair has a large selection of bar stools to complement your breakfast bar.
Looking for more ways to make the most out of your layout? Check out our guide on how to make open-plan living work for you. Plus, be inspired by our top tips on making the most of the space in your home.
Which of these room dividing ideas is your favourite? Let us know in the comments box below…