If you want to create a smooth, uninterrupted aesthetic to your space, you might be missing one element that could really complete your look: the blended door. The blended door (not a technical term) is essentially a door that blends directly into the wall application. Visual interruption is prevented by this sense of unity in the aesthetic.
Check out these photos for inspiration. Blink and you might miss these sneaky blended doors.
Not merely is this bedroom soothing in soft blues and neutrals, but also the blended door prevents any distractions from this tranquil space. Notice the way the designer attained the look by continuing the architectural detailing the door and painting it the same shade as the walls.
LLC, Huestis Tucker Architects
Look very carefully at the corner to the right of the fireplace. Can you make out the door that is blended? Again, since the architectural detailing is continuing over the door, you hardly see the door in any way.
Slanted walls may make a room feel constricted; the very best way to counterbalance that is using a clean aesthetic that won’t confuse the attention. Here, a fresh door is cut directly from the wooden wall. With no noticeable handle, you might walk clean past it.
A fast glance at this space and you may think, “Oh, what beautiful paneling surrounding the fireplace …”
Garrison Hullinger Interior Design Inc..
… only to be amazed that one of these panels is really a door. Creating the same panel layout on each side of the fireplace accounts the space, regardless of whether the left side opens as a door or not.
After the timber paneling used for your door is transported across the space, the eye reads it as a layout element versus a door.
Schwartz and Architecture
Another way to help the door blend in is by extending the material past the door itself. Here, the wood paneling is continuing between the two doors and past their borders.
Narofsky Architecture + ways2design
The track probably gives away this door, but nonetheless, a sliding door in precisely the same material as the wall provides a coordinated appeal.
Farinelli Construction, Inc..
You can disguise your pantry door using a chalkboard in addition to mimic cabinetry on the floor. Visitors will be amazed when they visit compose a note and the door falls open to an additional room.
Really want to trick your customers? Wallpaper directly over the door. Friends and family will be delighted by your smart design.
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