Get inspired with our interior sliding door design ideas
Sliding doors are making a big comeback…it’s official. In the past, it was a concept that gained some popularity for a short period of time, but soon disappeared. Things have changed, the sliding door is back with a bang, in a way that we have never seen before. In this post, we will demonstrate some interior sliding door design ideas that will help you get inspired.
What is so different now? There are a couple of aspects that have popularized sliding doors. First is the technical aspect, the rails and runners are much better designed meaning the operation is smoother and quieter. Secondly, the design factor has been reimagined. We are now looking for different aspects that show individuality. Therefore, having sliding doors is different to what others have.
There is also a functional aspect to it. As we move towards more open plan living, we can slide open the doors and leave them that way without an open door causing a nuisance.
Finally, the design aspect has changed significantly. Doors are available in all forms which mean that there is something to meet your needs. Having a sliding door simply means that you can change up your designs to something you actually want rather than have to settle for a traditional door.
How do sliding doors work?
The sliding door is essentially the same door that you may buy as a traditional door. The difference is the mechanism with which it is attached to the wall. There are two principle options. The rail can be placed on the wall, or it can be recessed on the wall. The Door is simply attached to the rail and it is ready to operate.
Who should consider sliding doors?
If you are in a property with small hallways, then sliding doors are a perfect solution. They take up less space and don’t intrude into the perceived space available. If you are also looking to make a design statement, you can install oversized doors with making any structural changes. The size of the doorway remains the same, yet the larger doors give the impression of a bigger doorway.
The opportunity to express yourself is perfect in this situation. Create a real wow factor that really adds value to your property while also improving the functionality of your space. Have a look at the curated set of interior sliding door design ideas, which should get your creative juices flowing.
Vintage & Chic Sliding doors
Modern & contemporary sliding doors
Glass sliding doors
I hope that you found the interior sliding door design ideas inspiring. Remember, most door designs are capable of operating on the mechanisms. Therefore, your only real decision is whether it will suit your space and to what degree you want to implement them. They are bang on trend at the moment and I suspect that they are here to stay this time.
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