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March 8, 2013
A door is just a door…or is it? In a dream, a door may represent a new opening in your waking life. A locked door may represent a missed opportunity. From a fuchsia, Spanish-style door to its more modern sliding-glass counterpart, we’ve collected some of the most distinctive doors from homes featured in Dwell.
Pink Spanish style door.

Gray-purple iron railings, a fuchsia and green wooden entry, and garage doors provide contrast to the white walls of this Santa Barbara home. Photo by Steven Holmes.

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Originally appeared in Contemporary Hints in Santa Barbara
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Yellow glass-and-steel door engineered by Sand Studios

Thanks to clever engineering by Sand Studios, seven-year-old Macy can operate this 2,000-pound door. Photo by Dustin Askland

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Originally appeared in Designed In-House
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Visteon steel door by Neoporte.

This prefab home is entered through a Visteon steel door by Neoporte, who also provided the home’s solid core birch interior doors. Photo by Roger Davies.

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Originally appeared in Prefab, Proven
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Ewing’s builder, John Lane, used a front-end loader to stack slabs of Indiana limestone for the house’s front steps. Each slab rested atop a layer of ice cubes, creating just enough clearance for the nylon straps to be pulled free. The slabs settled into

Local materials and local craftsmen produced this wood paneled door. Photo by Kyoko Hamada.

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Originally appeared in Bringing It All Back Home
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The bright red front door forms a complete piece with the glass panel beside it, such that the entire piece pivots when the entryway opens. Wolfe, a technology enthusiast, chose to substitute a standard lock and key system for a high-tech thumb-reader mec

The bright red front door on this home forms a complete piece with the glass panel beside it, such that the entire piece pivots when the entryway opens.

Originally appeared in Wolfe Den, Austin, Texas
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The living room utilizes Eames lounges and a B&B Italia sofa to create a spare but comfortable environment. Sliding glass doors provide ample ventilation.

The Jerspersen living room utilizes Eames lounges and a B&B Italia sofa to create a spare but comfortable environment. Sliding glass doors provide ample ventilation. Photo by: Zubin Shroff.

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Originally appeared in Modern Awakening
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Pink Spanish style door.

Gray-purple iron railings, a fuchsia and green wooden entry, and garage doors provide contrast to the white walls of this Santa Barbara home. Photo by Steven Holmes.

Photo by Steven Holmes.

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