The technology on this door look works like those push-to-start car ignitions, where all you need to do is have your keys with the special key fob, or your smartphone on your persons and BOOM! Doors start opening, cars start starting, the world is your fucking techie oyster. If you're thinking of making your home smarter — starting from the outside in — check out the rest of these futuristic, sci-fi-inspired, and even Steampunk-y door locks…
This is Offbeat Home's archive of doors posts.
I am floored and excited to share with you these amazing skull door knobs. I can't tell if I would LOVE to encounter these in a home, or if it would freak my shit out to have these guys sneak up on me. The coolest part about them: they contain an extra little surprise when you touch 'em.
This is my favorite moment in my home. And it's a good thing too, because it's the very first thing you see when you walk in the door. It's kind of a great combo of me and that guy I married — a mixture of musician, vintage, and a really weird place to put a door.
I want to paint our front door a BIG bright color, but my partner's got reservations. Some help from the community would really help us make a decision about this.
I installed this door over our laundry room after we dumpster-dove it, so I wasn't surprised that a panel popped out before long. I took this fixit project as an opportunity to make the whole shebang a lot prettier.
This week's obsession: unusually shaped doors, windows, and other householdery. Judge these nine pics and see if you'd go round.