How to Build a Shoji Screen | Hunker
Paper shoji screens provide privacy without completely blocking light, and traditional Japanese houses include them as sliding door features. It isn't always easy to adapt a western house to accommodate sliding shojis, but you don't have to.
Designed by Lockwood de Forest | Screen | American | The Metropolitan Museum of Art
With its carved teak frame, vividly patterned plaited matting, and Japanese lacquer and mixed-metal finials, this unusual screen epitomizes the 1880s fascination with exotic styles and materials. The screen's designer, Lockwood de Forest, who was trained as a painter, did much to foster popular taste for such exoticism in decorative arts and architecture during the late nineteenth century