16 Colorful Doors That Add Personality To Your Home

ARCHITECTURE + DESIGN | BY | June 26, 2017

Accentuate your home with vibrant hues by drawing some inspiration from these colorful doors.

KNOCK, KNOCK

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Floor tiles by New Ravenna Mosaics–from Chesapeake Tile & Marble–add interest to the entry hall. The red door’s lion knocker is a nod to the husband’s zodiac sign, Leo. Just inside the living room, an A. Rudin club chair is covered in a Holly Hunt silk-mohair in Pine Cone; the bronze side table is by Interieurs. (Tour the home.)

STEP INTO THE VICTORIAN ERA

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Homeowners Julie Carabello and Michael Baum added antique Victorian entry doors. (Tour the home.)

SLIGHTLY VISIBLE

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The custom-painted entry doors from Ultimate Door are visible only from the home’s inner courtyard. The checkerboard limestone and Thassos marble tile from Ocean Across, installed by Genesis Marble & Tile, lead through the foyer to the loggia and pool. The outdoor sconces are from ELK Lighting Creativity in Nesquehoning, Pennsylvania. (Tour the home.)

ON HINGES

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Inside, interior designer Ken Fulk and project designer Daryl Serrett proceeded to curate a classic-meets-contemporary mix of furnishings within the home’s pared-down Victorian shell. (Tour the home.)

SUN-BLEACHED

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The entry’s reclaimed ceiling beams and door–with its striking sun-bleached blue color–were thoughtfully retained. A vintage Chinese bench from Juxtaposition Home anchors the space, and the alabaster pendant is an antique. Venetian plaster walls provide a luxurious backdrop. (Tour the home.)

ELEGANT TEAL

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Designers Myra Hoefer and Gina Gattuso brought a glamorous feel to the interiors of a Marin County house. (Tour the home.)

BRICK ORANGE

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Architects Fred Gemmell and Lauren Williams began by creating a diagonal floor plan that starts at the front entry and opens up like a funnel toward the back of the house. (Tour the home.)

POP OF PURPLE

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Architect Mark Rudnicki worked with Cobo Architectural to create new cast stone panels as cladding for the expanded entrance. Inspired by houses in the south of France, interior designer Petra Richards reimagined the home’s facade by painting the brick a light gray tone and the shutters and front door a bright shade of purple. (Tour the home.)

BOLD STATEMENT

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The homeowners’ philosophy was for their Portland home to be young and fun despite a somewhat-traditional style preferences. Finding the right places to push and be bolder with color, like the bright yellow of the front door, to offset the neutral palette was key. (Tour the home.)

RED MARKS THE SPOT

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A bright red door marks the entry. (Tour the home.)

REDESIGNING

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As interior designer Suzanne Tucker approached the design of the house–built in 1908 and situated a half-dozen blocks away–she was presented with the opportunity to reimagine some of the statement-making pieces that, her late boss and legendary designer, Michael Taylor originally discovered. (Tour the home.)

SOUTHAMPTON RETREAT

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This unassuming weekend cottage in Southampton transformed from a casual family home to a sleek and stylish weekend retreat. (Tour the home.)

OH THE GREENERY

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Outside landscaping on house. Tan stone building with green accents of windows and doors. (Tour the home.)

CLOTHING INSPIRATION

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The vibrant hue of the front door was inspired by the wife’s favorite Duvetica ski jacket. (Tour the home.)

NOT TOO REVEALING

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A door by Northwest Door & Sash Company opens to reveal reclaimed antique marble tile from Exquisite Surfaces in Beverly Hills in the entry of a Seattle-area home designed by architects Peter Conard and Suzanne Findley, with interiors by Julie Massucco Kleiner. The lantern is from Kristen Buckingham in Los Angeles. (Tour the home.)

A FARMHOUSE TOUCH

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A barn doors lend character to the home’s entry. (Tour the home.)