So your brand-new custom door is installed; it’s gorgeous, shiny, sturdy—and one of the most beautiful and well-displayed investments you’ll ever make.
Your imposing, elegant entryway was hewn by skilled, professional craftsmen and artisans out of materials that are designed to last for centuries—but even the most masterful paintings and marble statues in the Louvre need a good cleaning every now and then to avoid damage and disrepair.
These doors require love, care, and attention to retain their luxury and aesthetic. And from a practical standpoint, the better upkeep you perform, the less you will have to spend on repairs and professional interventions down read more...
Looking for some inspiration for your latest home improvement project?
Maybe you are thinking about a custom, detailed door to add character and curb appeal to your home?
Why not get inspiration from the masters?
Here are five famous doors from pop culture and around the world, plus the stories behind them.
There is always a bit of mystique and surprise surrounding a door—they can be ornate secret-keepers, simple barricades, or even a revolving portal through which friends (as you’ll see in number 3) come and go without so much as a knock.
1. Royal Palace Fes, Morocco:
As a country, Morocco is no doubt a top contender in the decorative door department. At the Roy read more...
“In the universe, there are things known and things unknown,
and in between, there are doors.” – William Blake
Your front door is so much more than a chunk of wood with a knob. It is the gateway to your inner world and the guardian of your castle.
To some, it may look like an invitation, and to some it may look like a barrier. Salesmen, friends, family, neighbors and even police officers all respect a front door.
A door is like a “stop sign” of sorts, requiring a moment of pause; a moment in which you have the opportunity to make a statement to the inquirer about who you are and what they can expect inside.
A unique custom door can set the tone for your day as you head out to work, or get your houseguest’s stay started off on the right foot.
Plus, there is one very special person who will constantly be walking through your read more...