Are Rolling Barn Doors the Hottest Design Trend Ever?

My google alerts light up with Barn Door notifications – new Houzz photos. I read Dwell and I like to dreamily look at architectural digest, but the design ideas that spark my interest most, I find on Houzz. The site is a visual feast of home design. They are not hand selected and staged for a magazine, but highlights of real projects posted by designers, builders and architects, curated by the people themselves.  This is how I know that barn doors are trending, because Houzz has had an explosion of late. Why?  With a little creativity the hardware can be used so many different ways.

The barn doors here add interest to the very large walls. The project  transforms an old school house into a private residence while maintaing a certain amount of schoolhouse fun. Continue reading “Are Rolling Barn Doors the Hottest Design Trend Ever?”