Durable, CNC-cut belting leather—the same kind used during the Industrial Revolution to drive machinery—is stretched to more than twice its length within an aluminum frame, creating a partition that doubles as an intricate feature wall. Tratto, designed by New York–based architect Emanuela Frattini-Magnusson, AIA, for Spinneybeck, adds an element of structure to contract, hospitality, and residential interiors. In 26 colors.
Painterly Collection, 3form
As its name suggests, the Painterly Collection features five panel designs that make use of hand-painted dots, strokes, and splotches encapsulated between the company’s resin or glass lites. The soft, colorful panels come in opaque or translucent versions for use as interior partitions or screens, and they can be specified in custom sizes.
Utilizing two post-weaving and off-the-loom techniques through which its makers hand-pull yarn to create negative space, Carnegie’s Muse line of lightweight drapery pairs large-scale production and artisan craft in its adaptation of the classic plaid. For use along window banks, the translucent polyester fabric comes in three neutral colorways with a fire-retardant finish.
By Italian designer Chiara Debenedetti, Bloomx is a screening system formed by the repetition of a single, petal-shaped module. A tab-and-slot connector holds the 3mm-thick wool-felt petals in place, leaving openings through which light and sound can pass. The system, whose open form partitions interiors without walling off space, is available in 63 colors and can be specified in various configurations.
Evolution Glass, Nathan Allan Glass Studio
These kiln-formed architectural glass partitions incorporate a band of texture through their middle to obscure views without blocking natural light. Designed to wall off workspaces and conference rooms, the Evolution Glass panels come in dimensions of up to 6' by 11' and in 1/4", 3/8", and 1/2" thicknesses. The clear, low-iron glass is available in colored and frosted finishes and can be tempered or laminated for safety.
This modular partition system from London studio Layer for textile company Woven Image comprises pressed, recycled hemp tiles and a plastic hexagonal lattice frame mounted on aluminum base plates. The versatile, snap-in-place Scale can be re-assembled as a space’s needs change, creating both solid and open walls, while mitigating sound and adding visual interest with its combination of geometries.
Naturally Drawn, Milliken
Neutral colorways and subtle graining make this carpet tile collection an option for designers looking to the floor for wayfinding in open interiors. Inspired by the colors and lines of nature reinterpreted in watercolor and ink mediums, Naturally Drawn's tufted, textured loops come in four designs that can be used to shape a subtle, large-scale gradient. In 19.7" squares with nearly 40% recycled content.