Easily mistaken for seamless cabinets or, more excitingly, a portal to an alternate world, the following designs feature skillfully integrated invisible doors. Frameless passage doors, closets and cabinets are finished in softly textured polished plaster, forming an intricate grid of linear geometry. The stacked brick volume may be entered through a camouflaged pivot door, which is finished in the same masonry as the building’s entire façade.
i29 Interior Architects transformed this home from a cramped space with long hallways and excessive partitions, into a spacious, transparent dwelling full of light and air.
Now, doors are “barely there” through the use of clear pine wood, which contrasts with the daring kitchen cabinetry composed of floor-to-ceiling laser-cut panels. MOCT Studio pooled the living spaces into a new side and rear extension beneath a dynamic faceted roof.
Hidden doors, which allow unbroken paneling across rooms, lead residents from the central space to utility and storage areas. Located on a sunny, elevated plot in the Rhône Valley, this sculptural concrete house resembles a rock in the landscape.