Walls are not only permanent, but too many of them can stifle the aura of an already small home. Plus, they are neither comfortable nor cost-efficient to install. A sliding & hanging room divider, however, is temporary, stylish, and can be installed without much hassle.
You have choices, of course.
Partial sliding hanging room dividers, a hanging rod with a muslin cotton fabric spread on it to give an idea of seclusion, for instance, can be easily put up and removed within minutes. Slightly more inclusive models, like a sliding door that spans from the floor to the ceiling, a bracket, or a flexible room separator, can help give the room more sections without turning into a cramped space.
In the latter category, your options range from a barn door, folding door, pocket doors, stacking doors, and room dividers to pivot doors and fixed panels of transparent or opaque glass.
While sheen curtains may provide an illusion of separation, sizeable sliding barn doors or foldable ones can offer an excellent sense of distinct yet connected compartments in an open-concept home. Whether you choose wood veneer, resin or acrylic insert, or laminated frames, aluminum, or frosted glass, do keep in mind that it's better if the sliding hanging room dividers are lightweight and easy to operate.
Sliding dividers are easier to install and can be folded and detached to place them elsewhere without much trouble. You have a variety of design option, including whiteboard and soundproof sliders. They are also inexpensive and can last for a good number of years.
Look for a functional construct that is also durable and fits your interior designs. Although the sliding & hanging doors are multifunctional options best suited for most modern homes which do not have a lot of space, you can also use them in big houses to create separate spaces in your bedroom, office, or kitchen area.