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The Look: Functional Elegance

Swinging doors take up valuable real estate, and pocket doors may be functional, but by design, they’re a little plain. “A door should be an opportunity,” argues Vancouver designer Kelly Deck. So for this master ensuite, she went all out, custom-building a functional, contemporary farmhouse door that slides on stainless steel rails. “I wanted something architectural,” she says. “A detail that elevates the space.”