21 front door entrance ideas to help your home stand out

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15 November 2023

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The front door of a house sets the stage for visitors, shaping their initial perception of its style and atmosphere. It equally offers a sense of welcome to residents, and a cheerful return to a space proudly named home.
This entrance door takes centre stage at the stunning Sussex Residence. Featured project: Sussex Residence by mckimm
This entrance door takes centre stage at the stunning Sussex Residence. Featured project: Sussex Residence by mckimm
A touch of greenery is a simple way to intertwine your garden with your home. Featured project: GEM by Studio Duo
A touch of greenery is a simple way to intertwine your garden with your home. Featured project: GEM by Studio Duo
A stylish front gate helps keep your home safe, while increasing its kerb appeal. Featured project: 9L by TDDP Architects
A stylish front gate helps keep your home safe, while increasing its kerb appeal. Featured project: 9L by TDDP Architects
Sliding barn style doors can be used at the front, back and sides of a barn house or farm style property. Featured project: Willow Vale Farm by Habitat Studio Architects
Sliding barn style doors can be used at the front, back and sides of a barn house or farm style property. Featured project: Willow Vale Farm by Habitat Studio Architects
The relaxed entryway to Kenley Court in Toorak is the perfect lead-up to this property's stunning 18th-century entrance doors. Featured project: Kenley Court by Rob Mills Architecture and Interiors
The relaxed entryway to Kenley Court in Toorak is the perfect lead-up to this property's stunning 18th-century entrance doors. Featured project: Kenley Court by Rob Mills Architecture and Interiors
The tonality differences between the front door and the brickwork creates a striking statement. Featured project: Project One by Trinity Architects
The tonality differences between the front door and the brickwork creates a striking statement. Featured project: Project One by Trinity Architects
A sumptuous matte black door punctuates the entrance of this South Yarra townhouse, providing a striking contrast to the textured facade. Featured project: South Yarra Townhouse by Winter Architecture
A sumptuous matte black door punctuates the entrance of this South Yarra townhouse, providing a striking contrast to the textured facade. Featured project: South Yarra Townhouse by Winter Architecture
Featured project: South Yarra Townhouse by Winter Architecture
Featured project: South Yarra Townhouse by Winter Architecture
The pristine white PVC door, central to this home's facade, is not only visually appealing but also offers plenty of practical benefits.
The pristine white PVC door, central to this home's facade, is not only visually appealing but also offers plenty of practical benefits.
The white front door of this home, flanked by matching pillars, presents a cohesive and elegant entryway, reflecting a thoughtful design that values simplicity and symmetry. Featured project: Shadow House by Studio Roam
The white front door of this home, flanked by matching pillars, presents a cohesive and elegant entryway, reflecting a thoughtful design that values simplicity and symmetry. Featured project: Shadow House by Studio Roam
A yellow front door gives a home a bright, welcoming feeling. Featured project: Pine by Bryan Alsop Architects
A yellow front door gives a home a bright, welcoming feeling. Featured project: Pine by Bryan Alsop Architects
The bold red door on this home makes a confident statement. Featured project: Edgeware House by Kestrel Building
The bold red door on this home makes a confident statement. Featured project: Edgeware House by Kestrel Building
Weathered front doors infuse homes with a sense of history. Featured project: The Barn by Lane Group
Weathered front doors infuse homes with a sense of history. Featured project: The Barn by Lane Group
The intricate metal design of these doors contrasts gracefully with the soft, earth-toned surrounding stonework. Featured project: The Rock by SDA Architects
The intricate metal design of these doors contrasts gracefully with the soft, earth-toned surrounding stonework. Featured project: The Rock by SDA Architects
This home's side entrance is marked by a striking door that offers both privacy and intrigue. Featured project: Alma by Weststyle
This home's side entrance is marked by a striking door that offers both privacy and intrigue. Featured project: Alma by Weststyle
The door's rich wood grain and unique circular handle set the tone for the home's interior. Featured project: Alma by Weststyle
The door's rich wood grain and unique circular handle set the tone for the home's interior. Featured project: Alma by Weststyle
Cottage style front doors often exude a warm and inviting appeal, typically featuring bright, welcoming colours that stand out against traditional, softer-toned exteriors. Featured project Len 43 by 4305 Design
Cottage style front doors often exude a warm and inviting appeal, typically featuring bright, welcoming colours that stand out against traditional, softer-toned exteriors. Featured project Len 43 by 4305 Design
The front door of this home complements the property's architectural lines, with its round window matching the building's circular design elements. Featured project: Duality by Veriview Property Group
The front door of this home complements the property's architectural lines, with its round window matching the building's circular design elements. Featured project: Duality by Veriview Property Group
The entrance of this residence strikes a balance between tradition and modernity, with an elegant wrought-iron front door that offers both security and artistry. Featured project: Richardson by Architects Ring & Associates
The entrance of this residence strikes a balance between tradition and modernity, with an elegant wrought-iron front door that offers both security and artistry. Featured project: Richardson by Architects Ring & Associates
Featured project: Richardson by Architects Ring & Associates
Featured project: Richardson by Architects Ring & Associates
These glass front entrance doors, accompanying the various windows, let in plenty of natural light. Featured project: Lum Road Residence by Caulfield Krivanek Architecture
These glass front entrance doors, accompanying the various windows, let in plenty of natural light. Featured project: Lum Road Residence by Caulfield Krivanek Architecture
A black and white exterior strikes a bold note, yet its simplicity leaves ample scope for future design modifications. Featured project: Athol Street by Evan Maclean
A black and white exterior strikes a bold note, yet its simplicity leaves ample scope for future design modifications. Featured project: Athol Street by Evan Maclean
With the front door withdrawn more attention is given to the supporting pillars, windows and stone cladding. Featured project: East Terrace Residence - Henley Beach by Think Architects
With the front door withdrawn more attention is given to the supporting pillars, windows and stone cladding. Featured project: East Terrace Residence - Henley Beach by Think Architects
Introducing shutters is a simple way to give the entrance of your home a unique, yet classic look. Featured project: Oxford Cottage by Bones Studio
Introducing shutters is a simple way to give the entrance of your home a unique, yet classic look. Featured project: Oxford Cottage by Bones Studio
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