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doors in minimalist houses

Take a little tour of some of the case studies below which show houses with a minimalist feel. Lots of glass, render and wood are featured in these types of houses where 'less is more' comes to life. 

A sleek and simple minimalist house style with Urban Front's Porto doorset
A sleek and simple minimalist house style with Urban Front's Porto doorset
The additional wood side panel gives the impression of a larger entrance
The additional wood side panel gives the impression of a larger entrance
The Porto front door is made from beautiful european oak
The Porto front door is made from beautiful european oak
Inside, the european oak theme flows throughout this minimalist house
Inside, the european oak theme flows throughout this minimalist house
And they've created a lot of light, airy space in the interior
And they've created a lot of light, airy space in the interior

1. Northern England: Porto front door in a minimalist house

Our client on this elegant home, wanted his entrance to do two jobs: hide the fact that the front door is actually small, and be extremely minimal. Due to the fact that the front of the house is so simple and plain, the door needed a bit of colour and using European Oak in this instance was a good choice. It adds depth and interest to the entrance. 

To achieve the minimal design, the door is flush to the frame, and to the adjacent cladding which fundamentally hides an internal room but also enlarges the front entrance.  To further increase the minimal feel of the entrance, our Option 20 handle, the concealed handle was specified and also adds to the beauty of the finished doorset.  

Once inside the space is visible and the truth revealed and is not a disappointment. Large and light the internal space is fabulous and not at all what you expect.

The flush Porto Pivot doorset in European Oak was supplied at a standard size of 1.2m x 2.4m

Award winning house design featuring Urban Front's Porto front door
Award winning house design featuring Urban Front's Porto front door
The iroko front door blends well with the different building materials
The iroko front door blends well with the different building materials
The doubled up top frame slots into the overhead glass panel (storeylight)
The doubled up top frame slots into the overhead glass panel (storeylight)
The minimalist interior is made even more impressive with the contrasting front door and staircase
The minimalist interior is made even more impressive with the contrasting front door and staircase
Unusual design details make the external view of this minimalist house extra interesting
Unusual design details make the external view of this minimalist house extra interesting

2. Hurst House : award winning minimalist house

This award winning house features our Porto E80 pivot door in Iroko. This choice of timber blends very well with the rest of the building with it's stone, rendered and grey features.  The architect specifically wanted the door to have a doubled up frame at the top for it to slot into the frameless glass storeylite. The internal view especially works with the stark yet impressive hall and staircase.

The front door of this minimalist property features Urban Front's Oslo design
The front door of this minimalist property features Urban Front's Oslo design
On the left is the Parma design and the right is the Raw design - both in american black walnut
On the left is the Parma design and the right is the Raw design - both in american black walnut
The deeper colour of the american black walnut wood works really well with greys
The deeper colour of the american black walnut wood works really well with greys

3. Portus homes: Oslo, Parma & Raw doors in a minimalist home

Sally Gorvin from Portus Homes tells us all about this fabulous development in Poole.

 For more information, contact Portus Homes www.portushomes.co.uk

“The plot was initially chosen for it’s amazing elevated panoramic views of Poole Harbour. The house is set over three floors with garden room and bedrooms on the ground floor, living areas on the middle floor and the master suite taking up the whole of the top floor. The finishes have been kept as neutral as possible allowing any buyers to put their own stamp on the property.

Sally Gorvin

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