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Zoning and decoration of an interior: what the usual screen is capable of?

are hidden In a usual screen many opportunities for the organization of an interior. The screen - an original subject, is furniture, a partition or the screen? Here everyone can dream up!

The homeland of a screen is China. It appeared in the 7th century. Screens in China were the different sizes, forms and coloring. In Ancient China they served as partitions in huge palace halls. Also there were tiny screens from three shutters, more similar to lamps. Their covering was from paper, silk or brocade. As historians report, festive screens were made of a gold foil which was varnished. Then it was decorated surely with jewels.

In the 8th century the screen became very popular subject of an interior in Japan, a little later - in India, and then its solemn procession along Europe began.

For all countries of a screen undersigned the famous artists, even devoted them verses!

The Japanese screens differed in the fact that they had from 2 to 8 shutters, drawing was placed on the lower part of a screen since Japanese traditionally sat on a floor and drawing had to be at the level of eyes. The plot of a list passed from a shutter to a shutter and it was necessary to read it from right to left. On a reverse side of a screen there could be other drawing. The Japanese screens do not shine a varnish, and flicker in the dark, creating special solemn effect.

The screen in Japan was an integral part of a female interior. The lady had no right to do without the screen hiding her under the name “whale“. Thus, the screen helped to create to ladies a juicy intrigue. Hiding them, it at the same time drew attention and interest.

The Indian screens could be carved of a tic, decorated for palace interiors with jewels.

Screens got to Europe together with fashion on all east. At first they were brought from China, and then there were productions which produced screens “under China“. Special popularity to a screen in Europe came to modernist style times, in 19 - 20 centuries. Planning of apartments was such is that by means of screens it was necessary to divide space (in translation from German “screen“ means “board“).

In modern design the screen is also demanded. And first of all it combines beauty and advantage.

How it is possible to use a screen in a modern interior? Here what is advised about it by designers:

1. It is possible to allocate by means of a screen a working zone in the apartment, to create “office“ in the small room. A screen of easier stone partitions, she can always be put and moved away if necessary.

2. It is possible to divide kitchen into two zones: the dining room and the place where cook food (if the space of kitchen it allows).

3. In a drawing room (hall) it is possible to separate the vacation spot by means of a screen, in a bedroom - to hide something from public eyes (for example, a bed).

4. By means of a screen it is possible to create small wardrobe or masterful.

5. In a nursery the screen will separate the place for a dream from the place for game of the child.

By means of a screen it is possible to regulate lighting in the house. For example, if there is no night lamp, a screen it is possible to stand bright in light. Also for this purpose it is possible to use screens - lamps.

The screen can carry out function of curtains if to put it to a window or on a window sill.

Also the screen can be used for storage of different small objects. For example, if to fix on a screen pockets (with buttons and lightnings), then it will be possible to store children`s toys, books, diapers, small bottles with milk in it, etc.

the Screen can be applied in a bathroom. For example, the same screen with pockets will be able to become not only a beautiful partition, but also storage of objects of personal hygiene.

In a hall it is possible to equip a screen with crossbeams, a screen - the shelf for easy footwear.

The screen with pockets will serve in a working zone for storage of a stationery, newspapers, magazines, the laptop.

On a balcony and a loggia by means of a screen it is possible to arrange a winter garden, to place on it climbers.

The screen allows to update an interior easily. It can be painted or to place on it house photos, to embroider on it something or to paste application.

In a word, a screen - a subject multipurpose, and here everything depends on your imagination.