29 Doors Swing Door Type Wood Design Photos And Ideas

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.

Glass panels on the staircase and second floor help spread light throughout the house.
The slatted wood exterior selectively filters sunlight, cooling the interior and creating interesting light and shadow patterns.
Entry vestibule
Entry vestibule
The wide front door opens onto a wide central living space where the entire family—and a regular cast of visitors—spends much of their time.
The wide front door opens onto a wide central living space where the entire family—and a regular cast of visitors—spends much of their time.
Entrance.
Exterior Side Entrance
The highlight of the east wing entry is the oversize front door, fabricated by JIG Design Build, which swings open on a pivot hinge.
Large glass and wood front door
“We talked about creating a sense of mystery when [guests] walked in from the street,” says Christopher. A gate swings open on a steel bar-stock frame to reveal a courtyard and the dining room beyond.
Dunbar and Astrakhan's low-cost, high-impact tour de force is a storefront facade constructed from salvaged double-insulated window glass panels arranged in a shingle pattern.
New entry door and entry wall that is part of the pantry beyond. We added the pantry in order to help delineate the entry and create a sense of privacy to the open backyard and dining room beyond.
Access
By scouring shops, sales, and auctions, George Marrone amassed a giant trove of postwar furniture. He and his partner, Michael Nocera, applied that same work ethic to a 1959 home in Wilmington, Delaware, which they patched up over two years. The couple’s bulldogs stand guard at the flagstone entrance. The door, still with its Space Age knobs, is painted Flaming Torch by Behr. The brass wallhanging above the landing is by C. Jeré.
José Roberto looks down on the secluded courtyard, where Pilar and Patty open things up.
Striated wood paneling and new skylights give dimension to the renovated entryway.
The vestibule is painted in Benjamin Moore’s coral-hued Hot Spice and covered in a Cuban-inspired floral wallpaper by fashion designer Matthew Williamson for Osborne & Little.
The focal point of the home’s modernized exterior is a custom wood-and-steel entry gate designed by atelier KS and built by DeFauw Design + Fabrication, a local fabricator who also made custom closing hardware for the piece. Franz and Paré-Mayer paired angled cypress slats with an industrial metal frame to create the entryway. A few paces behind the gate, a large glass door provides direct access to the home, fulfilling the owners’ wish for an entry vestibule that would be separate from the street. The angled wood slats offer privacy from the exterior, while selectively allowing light to penetrate through.
The wood stove is the Rondo model by Rais.
Walnut doors come together to form a corner in the entry foyer.
A custom pivot door by Archispec opens onto a foyer with a poured-concrete floor. The oil painting at right is by Derrick Buisch.
A pivoting door, also made of larch, provides a shortcut to enter the structure as an alternative to the main courtyard entrance.
A grass green front door draws from the verdant foliage blanketing the 38,000 sq. ft. hillside property. Its earthy tone complements the rich warmth of reclaimed fence wood that finds new life as siding.

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