A front door can be a lovely way to pay homage to the home’s locale. Here an inlaid chevron panel detail, duck’s-egg blue color, and ship-lantern sconces all lend a seaside New England feel. Photo by Norman Pogson/Alamy
The Pinafore is one of Zyl Vardos‘ Gothic style tiny houses with a dramatic double dormer roof clad in copper. The exterior consists of cedar shake siding and a custom built mahogany barrel top door with a triangle stained glass window.