Various textures and coastal tones add beauty and interest to this open family room. Shades of tan, brown, blue and white give the space a calm feel, providing a great place to relax and unwind. Accordion doors slide to the edges of the room to create the ultimate indoor/outdoor living space.
Ivy wraps up around the columns of this gazebo, giving it a cozy, cottage-style feel. A white exterior keeps the space extra bright and inviting in the sunny weather. Large potted plants frame the accordion door opening, and a hanging lantern fits the style perfectly and offers event lighting.
HGTV Green Home 2012 was designed to accommodate parties, large and small. Both sets of sliding French doors in the Georgia room open to allow traffic to disperse from the front porch through the Georgia room to the courtyard, and, with accordion doors open, into the kitchen, living room and courtyard beyond.
Accordion glass doors retract to open up the living room to a covered porch for true indoor-outdoor living. Contemporary outdoor furniture offers comfortable, sleek seating to watch the sunset and enjoy meals outside.
Modern and comfortable, this living room features a cozy seating area warmed by long narrow fireplace. On warmer days and nights, an accordion glass door folds back to connect the space to a patio with a large dining table.
Accordion glass doors open to turn this contemporary dining room into a true indoor-outdoor space. A long espresso dining table has a modern glass inset, and custom upholstered Parsons chairs feature a beachy stripe. The modern chandelier is nearly as spectacular as the ocean view.
Traditional style mixes with French Country to create this elegant foyer. Accordion-style French doors open up the foyer to the formal dining room and living area, and walnut floors tie the spaces together.
The former family room was dark and bland. Now, the room has fresh white paneling that bounces sunlight around the space and glass doors that fold up, accordion style, to join the interior with spacious outdoor areas.
Large accordion-style glass doors open up to the patio from this bright and airy living room. Ultra-minimalist yet tastefully decorated in neutral tones, the spacious room boasts outstanding views of Lake Wakatipu and the surrounding mountains.
The doors of the floor-to-ceiling cabinetry in this kitchen are both beautiful and practical, with doors that fold back accordion-style for easy access and matching panels that conceal the refrigerator. Barstools stand at the ready in front of the large blue island for a casual dining option.
Folding glass doors are ideal for opening an interior space to an outdoor living area — creating flow between a living room and deck, for example. “A folding system allows the panels to neatly fold accordion-style and remain 90 degrees to the opening for a wide-open, unobstructed view,” say the pros at LaCantina Doors.
An accordion-style sliding door makes this galley kitchen — what would normally be a narrow kitchen — seem spacious. The walnut used in the cabinets, floors and island is "forest free" and harvested mostly from fallen trees.