First impressions matter. Yet when it comes to interiors, our transitions from space to space are often left unmarked or worse yet, left to languish in a banal coat of white paint. While a minimalist at heart, it still pains me to see a design opportunity squandered. In this spirit, I’ve gathered twelve inspiring doorways to help us seize back opportunities lost and remind us just how gorgeous our transitions
could should be. Above – Metal-frames door by ODS Jansen.
Metal and glass doors by the custom steel specialists at HOME METAL.
meets contemporary. Design by Guillaume Alan. Photo by Matthew Donaldson.
A Velaria golden mesh sliding glass door by Giuseppe Bavuso for Italian manufacturer Rimadesio.
of heaven – a door that appears to be cut directly from the wall. Design by Andrew Skurman Architects.
Gorgeous glass doors in a renovated interior by i29 Interior Architects.
PAINT IS SO…
passe. Shown – a Cerused white oak door in an urban highrise. Design by Robert J. Erdmann Design.
Tailored to perfection – a darkly accented doorway by the craftsmen at Het Atelier.
doors with bronze branch handles. Design by Stephenson Wright.
A wall of bookcases pivot to reveal a hidden room. Design by Consuelo Jorge Architetos. Photo by Fran Parente.
A SLIDING DOOR…
complete with contemporary meets classic detailing. Design by Wonder. Photo by Paul Barbera.
And we wrap with a pair of classic metal-framed doors in a kitchen by Obumex. Timeless.