Tall wardrobes not only create some modicum of privacy but, of course, are functional storage space. Above is the shared bedroom of Valter (17) and Ivan (14) in Sweden divided up by Ikea wardrobes. Their mother admits that they take away some of the charm and airiness of the room, but to her it was a better alternative than building a more permanent partition.
You can see lots more of this shared boys' room on Hus & Hem.
(Image: Patric Johansson/Hus & Hem)