Doors – Making An Entrance

When you say the word “door” what springs to mind? Is it a solid, stately entrance to a home, proud of its formidable size, classic colour and shiny brass fittings? Or is it an image of Alice in Wonderland scampering past hundreds of identical wooden structures? Perhaps, it is a single member of the eponymous rock band? For most people the word “door” conjures up a picture of a solid piece of wood, working as an entrance to a property or room. But they are more than that, so much more….

Dating back to Egyptian times, doors were either single or double pieces of wood; some were simple, others embellished with carvings and possibly brass, silver or even gold. Nearer to home, great excitement was recently generated, as the oldest door in Europe was unearthed by a group of Swiss archeologists. It was found at a site earmarked for the new underground car park for Zurich’s opera house, and is possibly 5,000 years old. To put that into perspective, it was built in 3063BC, just as Stonehenge was being constructed.

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Employing a Top Interior Designer

Why choose an interior designer?

Hiring an interior designer is the best decision if you want to create a stylish and unique scheme for your home or business. It might sound as though you’re spending an unnecessary budget, but the truth is, you’ll never be able create quite the same look and professional finish that an experienced high end interior designer can achieve, and that’s invaluable.

Budget

Choosing a high-end designer can also help you avoid paying for costly mistakes. Their expertise, experience, know-how and contacts will make all the difference between having something you’re completely happy with, and making endless changes to try to create the look you want, but can’t quite achieve on your own.

Expertise

Even if you have some ideas and experience in the area, a professional interior designer will be able to use these starting points and implement their know-how to adapt them to create the best look possible for you.  A skilled interior designer should be able to interpret these ideas and combine them with their expertise. They should then be able to map out a plan of action to create something stunning within a specific time frame.

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