Design Dare: A Brightly Painted Front Door?

(Image credit: Robert A Dickinson on Flickr under Creative Commons.)

Friends of ours painted the front door of their coach house an audacious shade of lime green and it looked fantastic. Glossy, cheerful, and completely unexpected – just the right note to welcome guests in from a gray Chicago winter and right in step during the joyous summer. It made us wonder, if this looks so great, why don’t more people go for a brightly painted front door. Is it really THAT much of a design dare?

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