Looking for a door that makes a statement? Sick of all the same tired old doors you’ve been seeing at the local home improvement store? It’s time to think outside the box when it comes to a stunning and awe-inspiring front door and entryway for your home. After all, you’re too cool to be mainstream! Check out these most unique doors from around the world.
If you’re into the rustic look, try a double-door iron strap-hinged doorway with tall escutcheons backing the doorknobs for a barn-like feel. It’s all in the hardware to make a bold design shrouded in a natural, back-woods style.
The Crooked Door
Are you dizzy or is this door from the Owner Builder Network crooked? It’s indeed crooked, a cool design that flies in the face of tradition.
If you’ve ever wanted to live on a farm with the charm of a country-style home, you can just by transforming your entry way. For example, transform a two-story cottage with a coat of some cheery paint, metal roof, and trimmed-out gables, with a front door that stands out thanks to crisp white trim, says Better Homes and Gardens.
Books, Books and More Books
Meanwhile, in France, this shop owner is crazy for books. So much so that he crafted the entire door out of hundreds of books for young and old.
Hip to be Square?
Not exactly. No one says doorways have to be angular and straight. Why not throw convention out the window – er, door – and try a free-flowing door style that features curvy angles and a laid-back style.
Boaters will love this twist on the traditional front door, crafted in the outline of a boat.
The Florence Baptistery of St. John in Florence, Italy features a huge gold-paneled doorway nicknamed the Gates of Paradise by Michelangelo. They consist of 10 panels displayed in two lines, each depicting scenes of the Old Testament.
Located in Stratford-Upon-Avon on Henley Street in England, this modest home commemorates the birthplace of the famous playwright William Shakespeare. This 16th century home features a modest front door in a simple A-frame wooden shape.
Houzz shows us what a front door in Holland may look like, with clean, sharp lines, and a top-over-bottom model that swings inwardly.
Now that you’ve checked out these unique doors, it’s time to get going on your own one-of-a-kind design! Contact Paramount Builders to learn more about our custom entry doors.