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January 8

An integral part of Japanese architecture, shoji are translucent sliding panels used to separate space and create privacy within a structure. Shoji usually consist of a light wooden frame or grid which is then covered with rice paper on one side. Often grouped to form the walls of a room, shoji can easily be positioned to either open a space to the outdoors or bathe a room in a beautifully subdued light.

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