The days folding room screens were just a necessary or functional solution are way behind us! Originally found in China in the 7th century they were mainly used by royalty, very heavy and ornate, and were not moved around. In the 8th century, the Japanese began using lighter, more portable room dividers for tea ceremonies, religious events and outdoor processions.
This unique object is entirely made to measure. A collectible design piece made entirely by hand and made to measure by textile designer Nathalie van der Massen and interior architect Charlotte Vlerick. The handwoven textile panels are made of an intricate linen, rubber and silk blend; while the frame is made from solid walnut, bent to exact precision. Perfect for your bedroom or living space or as a standalone eye-catcher.In Amsterdam the screen is available upon request via The loft Every once in a while The Loft open the doors of The Loft for their Artist in Residence series were the design-duo from Antwerp showed and were interviewed about the the AKI paravent.
SL Screen by Surrounding Objects
The patterns rendered in natural fibers are a nod to the
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