I'm a big appreciator (is that even a word?) of beautiful doors. They are so often forgotten that when they are lavished with even a bit of attention, the results can be astonishing. Take for instance these gorgeous master bedroom paneled doors painted in high gloss black:
Or, this geometric paneled side door. The design is so unique and creates an element of art by itself. I love that designer Lucy Williams paired it with a grasscloth wallpaper:
There really is something stunning about a black front door paired with brass hardware. It creates a regal first impression:
I'll always have a soft spot for steel-cased doors, and I love that in this home the steel continues above to serve as windows.
How stunning is this trellis millwork detail? See- even pocket doors can be architecturally beautiful!
I know you might be thinking... these are gorgeous, but only homeowners building a new home or remodeling a current one have the luxury of customizing doors. But fear not! Even a fresh coat of paint can turn a drab door in to a more interesting one. My wedding planner, Jacin Fitzgerald, recently updated the paint color of the exterior of her home and added gorgeous mint doors:
What a makeover!
I'll always fantasize about the type of doors I'd spec for my own dream home one day. I'm sure they'd include all elements of the gorgeous options above!