In Japanese architecture, Shoji is a translucent panel on a door or room divider. Traditionally made from rice paper, the panel is supported on one or both sides by a wood lattice pattern called a kumiko. Shoji influenced projects are a house favorite at Modwoodshop. In particular, taking a minimalist contemporary design and adding favorite eastern elements such as shoji or the Chinese inspired brackets shown in the detail photo above. Shoji paper is available in not only traditional paper but also in a more utilitarian, durable, and washable alternative for high traffic/high impact areas like kitchens and bathrooms. The wood pattern over the paper can be customized in an endless number of options ranging from simple horizontal or vertical lines, a grid pattern as shown, or many more complex and unique configurations. As with all Modwoodshop products , custom sizing and a variety of wood species are available ; Cherry, Walnut, Oak, and Maple are all readily available, as are a number of less well known woods upon request.