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10 Incredible Interiors That Use Barn Doors

By Live The Life You Dream About | A Style Interiors Fashion New York Life Blog on Sep 16, 2013

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Barn doors have long left the barn. The former farmhouse fixtures have made their way indoors, and to stay.

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Their simple styling suggests an earlier, simpler, style of life, while their often weather-beaten patina, and large, weighty scale make them an appealing aesthetic accent in modern, as well as traditional, interiors.

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Referential to the great earthy outdoors where barn doors began, they ground an interior by providing a visual link to what lies outside.

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It is no wonder then, that these country staples are now incredibly coveted in city homes.

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Thanks to their sliding door hardware, barn doors save space by eliminating the need for a door swing.

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They add interest and optimize space in small spaces like New York homes, particularly in small bathrooms, hallways, and in transitions between public and private space.

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The beauty of the barn door is aesthetic and ultra functional.

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From a very minimal interior (see the above bedroom) to a more rustic space (see the painted wood-paneled hallway below), the barn door look slides seamlessly into the decor.

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With so many hardware finishes and door styles to choose from, the only question becomes, which combination works best for each space.

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Images / 01 Interior Design: Rachel Halvorson / 02 Interior Design: Tilton Fenwick. Photographer Trevor Tondo via The New York Times / 03 Interior Design: Hufft Projects. / 04 via Design Salad / 05 Interior Design: Tilton Fenwick. Photographer Trevor Tondo via The New York Times / 06 via Hallingstad / 07 Interior Design: Green Home Construction. Photographer: Ezra Oktar / 08 Interior Design: Kriste Michelini / 09 Interior Design: Design Platform. Photographer: David Lauer. / 10 via Unskinny Boppy /

This is a sponsored post in collaboration with Barn Door Hardware, produced, written, and curated by Sarah Sarna. Barn Door Hardware is dedicated to those hard to find and even harder to get unique hardware accessories.

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