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Enchanting Doors

Whether prettily dilapidated or a modern muse, be inspired by the world's most beautiful doors

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May 19, 2017

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Enchanting Doors
Enchanting Doors

From a hidden gem in Bloomsbury to a prettily dilapidated house in Mykonos, there is something uniquely satisfying about a beautifully designed doorway. That must be why they have become one of Instagram’s most widely shared tropes. Symmetry, colour and a smattering of flowers or interesting architectural details that speak of a certain time and place in the world all contribute to the appeal.

Furthermore, a front door is the one part of a building’s exterior that people interact with most, so make your home ultra impressive with a bright, bold, beautiful door. Step inside, pure eye candy awaits…

1. This pastel-pink door welcoming diners to Mulberry & Prince in Cape Town’s CBD, will brighten their (and your) day.

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2. A beautiful deep blue door in Knightsbridge, London.

Courtesy of House and Garden UK

3. This elegant entrance set in yellow and red is, unsurprisingly, Brazilian.

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4. Twin doors on the Greek island of Mykonos, in pastel blue and shaped by peach-orange blooms? It’s love at first sight.

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5. Bring high energy to your home or shop’s entryway with a vibrant shade of orange. You’ll find this purple-orange combo on Bree Street, Cape Town.

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6. Mosaic and pattern around this door in Brazil brings life and energy to all who step through it.

Courtesy of House and Garden UK

Photography Courtesy of @doorsofcapetown and @door_jadore