Six Fabulous Folding Screens

Folding screens are both functional and decorative—beautiful objects with which to break up a space, hide an unpleasant sight, or add a touch of theatrical flair.  Here are six exceptional examples we’ve used or admired:

Mahogany, mirror, and steel 6th Screen by James Duncan

Tim Button: We loved this mahogany, mirror, and steel screen by James Duncan so much we borrowed it from Profiles in the NYDC for a show house.

Wrought-iron Art Deco screen by Edgar Brandt in a dining room by Bruce Bierman

Bruce Bierman: The sensational Edgar Brandt Art Deco screen is perfect with the Paul Dupré-Lafon dining table and chairs and the Simonet Frères chandelier.

Solis screen in flame lacquer, gold leaf, and blackened metal by Tony Duquette

Carl D’Aquino: Finished with flame lacquer, gold leaf, and blackened metal, the amazing Solis Screen by Tony Duquette is available at Dennis Miller Associates.

Glenn Gissler flat screen

Glenn Gissler: Used to divide a large room, this plain painted screen makes a perfect background to the art and objects displayed on free-standing shelves.

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