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What You Need to Know about Craftsman Doors

Craftsman doors are the ultimate display or artistic talent combined with the skill to imprint it on a material. They are usually installed in homes that are designed by craftsman as a way of complimenting the whole artistic theme. In the modern world of home design, simple cottage doors are commonly used as they were in the ancient times, as they blend well even with the newest building styles.

Origin

In the 1880s, there was a definitive moment when the arts and crafts were propagated by notorious figures in the industry. It resulted in a wide recognition of fine art and decorative skills, which were eventually adapted in designing and furnishing houses. Skilled artisans were tasked with designing craftsman houses and craftsman doors, which had minimalist elements yet very classic. The popular Victorian style is a creation of this era.
Over the years, this style has adapted to the changing architectural structures and designs, and is still considered viable especially, in the typical modern homes.

Characteristics

The style incorporates the use of straight shapes and craftsmanship to produce timeless pieces that can be used repeatedly. Furthermore, many elements used here are easily found in nature, making it very attractive and affordable. The same can be said of craftsman doors, which are cut out and decorated in clean geometric lines that complement the simplicity of the house. Decorations are kept to a minimum, with many having embellished or colored glass in them as a way of enhancing their appearance.

Most craftsman doors are made from mahogany, pine, red oak and knotty alder, among other forest trees that are easy to obtain. The wood is cut into clean shapes and lines, and the corners have clear 90-degree angles.

Upgrade in Modern Times

In the modern era, many craftsman doors are made from over processed materials that are more energy-efficient and environmentally friendly. They are no longer just a symbol of elegance in a home; they also assist in maintaining a warm internal temperature in the house and providing security for its occupants.

Entry craftsman doors are also quite common, as they provide an elegant touch to a simple building. Having such a classic front door speaks volumes about the personality and style of the people who live in there. It is also very welcoming due to its neat and well-organized structure.

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