Blain Mikkonen, Phil Bruckbauer, Grant Koenig and Patrick Bresnahan
Functional Art The Sliding Barn Door Trend
Words by Blain Mikkonen & Phil Bruckbauer Shop & Portrait Photography by M. Schleif Photography Barn door photos provided by Grain Designs
One of the hottest design trends from the past couple of years has been the introduction of sliding barn doors into homes and offices. Sliding barn doors are commonly rustic in appearance and the designs are modeled after their agricultural predecessors. ‘Barn doors’ have commonly been used as the catch-all term for the functional and beautiful sliding doors. However, if rustic, agricultural-inspired sliding doors don’t tickle your fancy, don’t let the term ‘barn doors’ scare you away.