Dwell's Favorite 12 Doors Swing Door Type Design Photos And Ideas

A bright yellow front door adds a bold pop of color to the minimal exterior palette.
Mirrored glass allows this holiday home in Mexico to blend in with it's woodland site.
A pivoting door, also made of larch, provides a shortcut to enter the structure as an alternative to the main courtyard entrance.
Olson Kundig's natural and warm architectural palette combines metal, wood, and concrete, set against the blues and greens of the lush surroundings and bay.
The ten-by-six-foot solid wood door has a traditional "waving wood" pattern to the surface.
Conceived as a glass wall or window that could swing open rather than a typical door, the resulting glass-and-metal piece is so heavy that it required its own foundation! Thanks to clever engineering by Sand Studios, even seven-year-old Macy can operate the 2,000-pound door.
Doonan stands next to the front door.  “We have flamboyance, and we’re not inhibited about anything. Gray Organschi gave [the house] that intellectual rigor needed to make it beautiful. We were well matched.”—Resident Simon Doonan
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Entry hall with Ingo Mauer chandelier
An oversized mahogany door provides a grand entrance to the complex.

Modern doors are all about first impressions, whether it's installed on the exterior or interior. Endlessly customizable, crafted out of metal or wood, they have the power to reconfigure any space. Ideas for modern folding, sliding, and swing doors abound in our collection.