A portal to another era.(Paul Barnaby)
Time travel in style: midcentury doors provide a portal to another era and crank up the curb appeal as well.(Modernism Week)
This red door says, “C’mon in, the party is just getting started.”( Redfin.com)
This door lets the sunshine in.(Hayden Luscombe)
The double front doors of this 1960 midcentury Palm Springs house are painted a custom color by Dunn Edwards.(Ricardo DeAratanha)
A minimalist approach.(Val Riolo)
A citrus-hued welcome.(Shawn Bishop)
The boldly graphic number makes this door stand out.(Ricardo DeAratanha / Los Angeles Times)
This door channels a pool beckoning on a hot summer day.( Irfan Khan / Los Angeles Times)
Mesmerizing style.( Charmaine David)
The hardware on this door is irresistible.(Mark Boster / Los Angeles Times)
Simple but still stylish.( PJ McMullan / Shooting LA)
Atomic hardware.(Pinnacle Estate Properties)
Midcentury Modern front doors are usually as original and eye-catching as the homes they adorn.
Bold colors, geometric glass insets, atomic hardware (think sunburst doorbells and star-shaped door plaques) and a range of custom shapes and sizes characterize designer doors that say welcome home in a whimsical, wonderful way.
We dove into our photo archives for some of our favorites. Check out our groovy gallery of midcentury front doors with seriously swinging style.
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