Contemporary Designs for Every Taste

When you think of modern iron door designs, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? You might say dark finishes, sleek lines, sharp edges, and large glass windows.

While these are all hallmarks of our modern iron doors, no two entryways are ever the same. Each modern door can be completely customized to suit your home’s style—in fact, 

you can select from five different finishes, various hardware styles, textured glasses, and silhouettes like square top, eyebrow, and round top. We give you the tools to create your own definition of “modern.”

Check out a few of our favorite modern iron door designs featuring five unique visions.

There’s More to Modern Than Meets the Eye

However you define your style, design your own modern door from scratch.

Simple & Sleek

Creating a captivating entrance, these slim profile double iron doors feature minimalist hardware, a contemporary Charcoal finish, and large Arctic insulated glass windows—great for providing a bit of privacy while still allowing natural light to flow into the foyer. These clients dreamed of a simple modern iron door design that complemented their home’s sleek windows, unique architectural elements, and white exterior siding.

Effortless & Expansive

This modern iron door design is truly something to behold. With a larger than life vision, we helped our clients turn their sketch into a custom 50/50 split pivot door that gives way to two distinct entries and a breathtaking view of the waterfront in the back of the home—it’s a really intriguing way to reveal this scenery from the front of the home. And, if the one large glass window isn’t enough, we also added two complementary sidelights to increase the amount of natural light being brought into the foyer.

Eclectic & Eye-Catching

When a foyer is this carefully curated, you want all eyes on the vibrant wallpaper and avant-garde chandelier. This artistic homeowner opted to complement their colorful entryway with an understated, yet striking modern iron door design. Flaunting an extraordinary silhouette that comes to a subtle point at the top, this single panel iron door does a fantastic job of drawing attention to all of the right places—its clear glass windows even give guests a peek into the home’s whimsical design.

Arched & Elevated

Charming and welcoming, this modern iron door is a single panel entry that boasts large expanses of clear double insulated glass windows, hand forged hardware, and a unique eyebrow shaped archway. Enhancing the luxe, modern look, it’s complete with our exclusive Charcoal finish—this color is stunning when used on homes with gray and white tones. We love how this client put their own spin on modern design, blending it with old-style elegance that’s rare to find in updated homes.

Sophisticated & Smooth

A patio is the perfect place to consider a modern iron door design. The clean lines and simple, sleek frames help create a seamless transition from the indoors to the outdoors, and they tie a contemporary motif throughout the entire home. This project features large sidelight panels to enhance the light, too—and the subtle hardware makes it feel as though there’s almost no distinction between nature and the next room. We also love how the dark Charcoal finish balances out the white sofas and flooring.

What does your take on a modern iron door design look like? If you’re feeling inspired to start your own entryway makeover, get in touch with our team to set up a consultation by phone or at one of our design studios. And before we chat, be sure to learn why choosing an iron door is a good option, and read our expert tips on how to design the custom door of your dreams.

Your Guide to Starting a New Project

Do you have a vision for your home’s entryway, but aren’t sure how to achieve it? Or, are you searching for the perfect door from a big box retailer only to find that nothing is quite right? Every homeowner who has been there can rest assured—there are completely custom door options available with no limits on your creativity. These bespoke entryways are the perfect focal point for a new build, or a home that needs a simple refresh.

For over 50 years, Clark Hall’s team of artisans and experts have been collaborating with homeowners, designers, and builders to bring their visions to life. Our fully custom iron doors are beautiful, high quality, and built to last. From the first sketch to final installation, we are your guide throughout the entire process, helping you make a grand entrance—whatever that may look like.

Benefits of Buying a Custom Iron Door

When you consider ways to make your home truly one-of-a-kind, your entryway is typically the first thing that comes to mind. It’s the first hello as you welcome family and friends, and it’s the window into your world—the backdrop that frames your most cherished memories. So, why not invest in something that’s completely you?

  1. Fully Custom & Functional

When we say fully custom, we mean it. At the start of every project, we collaborate closely to create a sketch and detailed CAD drawing that specifies your desired pivot points, silhouette, size, glass type, window placement, hardware, finish, and more. No details goes untouched. Have a custom size exterior door in mind? Give us your desired dimensions, and we’ll work diligently to produce a custom solution—each door is made to order, and goes through an extensive fabrication process that we manage from end to end.  

2. Highly Durable & Secure

Although our doors are beautiful, there is no sacrifice in quality or functionality. In fact, those are key benefits of our custom doors. Each piece is individually made and designed specifically to fit your vision, going through an intensive detailing process before it’s presented for installation. Plus, if you live in an area with extreme weather, enjoy peace of mind that our doors are certified to meet some of the strictest hurricane wind ratings and Florida building codes. 

3. Nearly Maintenance-Free

Compared to traditional wood doors, our custom iron doors require no regular maintenance to preserve their appearance or functionality. You may clean the surfaces with a mild soap, water, and non-abrasive cloth to remove dust and other small scuff marks. Additionally, while most wood doors come with a 1-year warranty, ours come with a 10-year structural warranty and a 5-year warranty on the finish.

Get Inspired with Custom Door Styles

If you’re overwhelmed by the endless possibilities, we recommend starting with the basics. After you find a general style that suits your taste, feel free to flex your creativity and tweak specific elements. For example, if you want a custom size exterior door, we will want to scale all dimensions accordingly.

Modern

Defined by their clean lines, slim profiles, and minimalist hardware, our modern iron doors can be tailored to suit any home. We love a contemporary door with large windowscapes to brighten the interior, and a bold yet simple Charcoal finish.

Ornate

Intricate, detailed, and eye-catching, our ornate iron doors are handcrafted to include wrought iron scrollwork and spirals, framed by elegant silhouettes to make a statement. This door style also looks stunning in a wine cellar for added charm.

Traditional

Paying homage to traditional door styles is still important—no matter how you choose to customize it. Opt for a classic, timeless frame that creates an inviting ambiance, and then elevate it with transoms and sidelights for an extra layer of light.

Patio 

From timeless French designs to sliding glass doors and scenic windowscapes, our custom iron patio doors help you create a seamless transition from the interior to the exterior. Personalize the layout and panel display, and enjoy operable glass that opens independently from the door for easy cleaning.

Wine Cellar

If you’re looking for a conversation-starter, consider creating a fully functional and completely custom wine cellar door. Our iron doors are a beautiful way to help you display and preserve your wine collection, and they can be designed in any style—from modern to ornate.

How to Start Your Custom Door Project

Now that you’ve narrowed your focus and finalized your vision, it’s time to officially kick off a project with our team—and getting started is simple. Here’s what you need to know:

  1. Schedule a consultation to share more about your project over the phone, or at one of our design studios.
  2. Share a picture of your inspiration, including desired dimensions and silhouettes.
  3. Receive a quote and review a detailed CAD drawing of your custom door or window.
  4. Approve the CAD drawing and send the piece through the custom fabrication process.
  5. Enjoy seamless installation 16-20 weeks after the design is finalized.

Frequently Asked Questions About Custom Doors 

How much does a custom door cost?

The cost of a custom door will vary greatly depending on the size of the project. For example, an entire patio door transformation complete with a custom window wall will cost more than a traditional style, single panel door remodel. We encourage you to schedule a consultation with our team to learn more about pricing details. However, on average, projects start around $10,000.

Can you special order door sizes?

Yes, you can work with our team to create a custom size exterior door that suits your home and style preferences. Each of our doors are custom fabricated, so no size requirements or creative ideas are off the table.

How do I make a custom sized door?

To make a custom size exterior door, we recommend gathering your desired dimensions and inspiration photos to share with our team during a consultation. We can also visit your home to confirm measurements. From there, our experts will be able to make specific recommendations and a detailed CAD drawing to approve before the door is designed and installed.