Are these custom made doors? - I have a stone house with a small front door and sidelights...I cannot get this door out of my head...I want it for my house, or something similar. Where is it from? I live in Ontario, Canada. »
"We were inspired by Boston's Back Bay and South End neighborhoods with their black trim and ornate cornice work, and the classic water-front shingle style," says LDa's principal architect Douglas Dick. "The goal was to create a more tailored and less casual overall effect."
Like planting outlines of ground cover in a patio or training vines to frame a window or door, the color you choose for a home's exterior trim can dramatically alter its appearance for the better. The use of glossy black to emphasize the beautiful millwork and oval window on this home is inspired. Consider how to use the positive-negative shapes of your architecture to create a similar effect.More:Old-School Design: Frame Your Garden View