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14 sliding doors that optimise space in a small home

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Sectioning off individual spaces within a dwelling creates privacy and solitude. This often ensures a room is warm, welcoming and restful, keeping it quiet and segregated from other noisier areas of the abode. Conversely, creating closed rooms in your home can also assist in ensuring these busy spaces are restricted to certain areas of the home, while other more formal spaces can be kept clean and undisturbed.

Doors are the obvious choice for this undertaking, but what if you are lacking space? In small and compact apartments it is often a good idea to keep the floor plan open and unimpeded. This is where sliding doors are particularly useful. Able to be released for an open plan ambience, and closed for privacy, they are useful, liveable and available in a range of different styles. We’ve gathered 14 gorgeous examples, which are sure to inspire and delight. Would you like to check them out? Read on below…

1. These dark timber sliding doors are eye-catching and bold, with a sense of space-saving versatility

2. Maximising natural light, these large floor-to-ceiling sliding doors are perfectly for bringing the outside ‘inside’

3. Simple and traditional, these sliding doors can be opened fully, which is essential when hosting an outdoor event

4. Glass internal partitions with sliding doors add elegance and practicality within this avant-garde home

5. These floor to ceiling windows and doors add class and light to this living room

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6. These sliding doors are hidden behind a wall, allowing the rooms to be open or closed if necessary

7. Attention grabbing and impressive, these sliding doors are perfectly traditional and a gorgeous standout feature

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8. Traditional doors can also be sliding doors. This heritage setup is classic and attractive, while also saving space

9. No one likes smelly kitchen odours in the house! These frosted glass sliding doors keep everything neat, tidy and fragrance free

10. Attractive and impressive, this set of sliding doors look truly fabulous!

11. These glass doors can be completely opened to offer the bedroom a cosy corner courtyard

12. If you need a little privacy between your open plan living zones, this is the perfect solution! These sliding doors are sleek and chic, versatile and easy to use…

13. Sliding doors can also offer easy access to a light well or indoor courtyard.

14. And finally, frosted and glazed doors provide privacy to the bedroom in this compact open plan apartment

Would you like to check out some more gorgeous interiors? We think you’ll like: The Japanese home with a deceptively simple façade

Which set of sliding doors are your favourites? Add your selection below!
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