Arched glass pocket doors open off the main hall into this warmly lit dining room. The walls were given a dull glaze while the ceiling is highlighted with a pale powder gloss. A collection of antique creamware plates carry out the French country theme.
Just off the main family room area, this small sitting area serves double duty by way of a concealed pocket door wall that can close and create a guest room. The space features a fireplace, entertainment center, and two contemporary round chairs atop a stylish blue rug.
This open concept, urban home in Austin, TX, offers more seating for guests in this bonus living space. With ceiling fans above and plenty of comfortable seating below, take in all the views of the outdoors, or seclude yourself from the dining area with the hidden pocket door.
A freestanding chromatherapy air tub with a ceiling-mounted tub filler is the focal point of this spa-like bathroom. Shoji-style pocket doors with white laminated glass allow natural light to enter the room, while heavily customized vanities are designed to keep clutter off the countertops.
This bonus living space takes in views of the open concept dining room and galley kitchen. Windows work to define the space, with a view of the bedroom to the right, and a hidden pocket door that can be used to section off the dining area for extra privacy.
A sideboard, inspired by a buffet shown at the renowned 1928 Paris Exhibition, serves as the perfect bar. With pocket doors and a lighted interior, the cabinet is finished in Jupiter walnut, maple, copper gold and mother of pearl detailing. A large quartzite panel mounted above is the perfect decoration to finish the look.
Form meets function in this clean, modern home office. The desk provides ample space for computers, printers, papers -- anything, including art objects! Shelves display favorite and often-used books, while simple cabinets are on hand to hide items that don't need to be shown.
If you want to completely open one space to another — without any evidence of sliding doors in sight — consider a “pocket” configuration. “When fully open, Pocket Glass Walls slide into the wall pocket and completely disappear from view. This style is a great option to connect two spaces into one or close off an area just as easily,” say the experts at Milgard.
This traditional living room has elegant details such as green hand painted wallpaper, an antique, marble topped dresser with glass lamp, green tufted upholstered sofa, and white pocket doors with gold hardware.