Social distancing. Social distancing. This pandemic has taught us the real meaning of distance and the usage of room dividers. Sustainable Room divider are multi-functional by nature. They can be changing rooms, photo shoot backdrops, private meeting places, home cubicles. These days they can even be all of that all at once. While they leave a lot of room for us to get creative with their uses, room dividers typically have kept a pretty lowkey, conventional design through the years.
Turning the room divider into a conversation about sustainability and versatility. Eunsang Lee has designed 5A1, a modular, infinity room divider that can be endlessly reconfiguring to extend the product’s life cycle. Roundhill, Proman, Legacy Decor and Esright are few of the best room divider brands in the world. They make the most sustainable room divider which are customizable too.
classic piece of furniture
Feeling a sense of responsibility as a designer to create more sustainable products. Eunsang Lee turning to room dividers to reinterpret the classic piece of furniture. Today, new products are typically from materials with short life cycles, leading to more consumption and waste. Constructing from responsibly sourced and sustainable materials like wood and steel, 5A1 is a minimal room divider, forming by hanging steel cables where steel and wooden modules can be attaching and configuring to hang clothes, mirrors, or even plants. Inspired by the act of communication between people. The 5A1 room divider comes with modules that can be attaching, forming infinite configurations and a multi-functional piece of home decor.
In creating 5A1, Eunsang Lee hopes to continue the conversation around multi-functional pieces of furniture. And her aim for sustainability as a designer. Speaking to this, Eunsang Lee says, “I imagined the process of meeting and communicating between objects and communication between objects and people. We observed that attachment is formed when the user directly assigns an [object’s use.]”