Two custom-built barn doors add a modern twist to the traditional design and impart a casual feeling into the space. Their vibrant red color is fun and unexpected.
Sliding glass doors just off the kitchen make outdoor dining an easy option.
Sliding glass doors open this wall up to the home's expansive outdoor areas. There's a pool, deck, several covered lounges and an infinity hot tub.
In the bedroom, sliding barn doors open to reveal an interior balcony overlooking the great room.
This simple hallway features all-over white walls paired with sliding black wood doors and French oak flooring. The dining room area and a spectacular view of the Chicago skyline sit at the end of the hallway.
The outer walls of the home are actually sliding panels, clear to let views in and easy to open up to let guests and residents out.
Another of the home's charming original details are its glass-and-wood pocket doors, like the ones that separate (or join!) this sitting room from the adjacent living room.
A spiral staircase leads up to this bedroom, closed off from the rest of the townhouse with a sliding door.
A sliding door leads to the patio area at this contemporary bedroom space. The white bedding pops against the wood lined walls.
Frosted glass sliding doors were added to separate the bathroom from the dressing area in this contemporary master bedroom designed by Jeff Troyer Associates.
To make outdoor entertaining a breeze (literally!), the kitchen and living areas both feature sliding glass doors that connect the rooms with an adjacent covered porch.
The kitchen and indoor dining room are instantly joined to this outdoor table via a sliding glass door. Stone walls are used in both spaces for a strong sense of continuity.
Corner sliding doors add modern sophistication and style to a home office.
This sunny dining room has easy access to the kitchen via handsome wood sliding doors.
A ho-hum tiny backyard was transformed into this zen retreat with space-saving wall-mounted sliding doors.
The house is intimately connected to its surroundings with sliding, wall-sized glass doors and plentiful skylights.
Slide back the side wall of this bedroom, one of the home's four, and step directly out into a tropical garden.
The outer wall of this bedroom (there are four total in the home) opens up to connect the room with a scenic balcony. An easel is a playful perch for the TV.