- by Byron
Garage doors are often tragically overlooked when it comes to designing or decorating a home. They’re thought of as being purely utilitarian. But trust us on this. Spend some time on your garage door and it’ll do wonders for your home. Check out these modern garage doors to see what we mean.
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Paired with a flat roof, this glass paneled garage is simple and yet a conversation piece all the same.
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Dark doors paired with a paneled and painted wall add an interesting atmosphere to this driveway and yard.
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More tinted and paneled glass. A rich orange glow complements the home’s colors surprisingly well.
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Wood gives this garage an almost vintage appeal.
This garage is a real stunner, giving this Audi a showroom appeal. Foldaway doors allow ample lighting to filter through.
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Rich wood folding doors, paired with small windows, add a rich and rustic appeal to this forested home.
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Glass and white doors play well off of each other while complementing the home’s colors quite effectively.
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This highly modern home benefits from this gray, paneled garage door, which adds an almost futuristic appeal to this home.
Rich mahogany sets the scene in this beautiful yard, using glass windows to filter in light and infuse this garage with a vintage feeling.
This paneled garage door features interesting color contrasts and infuses this home with a highly modern atmosphere.
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Wood paneling and tinted glass add a unique appeal to this conversation inspiring lodge style garage.
Glass and ebony garage doors add a classy and pleasantly rustic appeal to this cabin style home.
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This neat, angled house features paneled tinted glass, the better for taking advantage of the sun and complimenting the home.
While decidedly more low-key, this polished wood garage door is full of appeal.
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This massive four door garage features charcoal doors, which compliment the stucco and brick exterior quite nicely.
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A European style garage door brings to mind a cottage in this off-house garage.
Wood complements the stark architecture of this modern home quite well.
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This double garage is pleasantly vintage, featuring blue tinted glass.
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Polished wood is paired well with stacked, gray brick.
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Back lighting and a folding system add an intriguing element to this bricked driveway and garage.
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Polished wood is a nice touch, complementing this Spanish style home very well.
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With sky lighting and charcoal brick, this garage is stunning and highly modern.
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Glass paneling, paired with a white wood exterior, is both classic and gorgeous all the same.
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Wood paneling, paired with rich stone brick, infuse this garage and driveway with a real organic and modern feeling.
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Dark, shaded glass and mahogany panes make for a garage that’s full of potential and infused with a mature personality.
As you can see, garages can make a huge difference when it comes to the rest of the home. By giving a garage its own identity, you’ve added something special to your surroundings.