We are used to see interior and exterior entry doors of many different kinds in everyday life, most of them are regular hinged swinging doors, some are sliding type, and few have less conventional operation and appearance. However, we often do not even know about existence of very interesting and unusual door types, or even about the history of some doors which we regularly use.
In this article we will talk about various historic door types and how they are used in modern life.
A Dutch door, aka “a stable door” or “a half door” is a historic type of door very popular in Holland in the 17th century. A Dutch door consists of 2 parts – top and bottom – these parts are divided horizontally in such a way that each part ... Read entire article: Historic Door Types and Their Modern Interpretation