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Doors and Windows of the World

Doors and windows describe the aesthetic tastes of people in different cities and towns around the world. I've been photographing doors and windows for as long as I can remember. Here is my collection of doors, windows, gates and door details.

Updated September 10, 2019

Tropical Windows  

My favorite windows are playful and colorful and describe the pallete of a place.


Window in Celestun, Mexico

Window in Trinidad, Cuba

Window in Merida, Mexico

Island Doors  

Wrought Iron Doors in Havana, Cuba

Yellow Doors in Havana, Cuba

Wrought-Iron Door in Havana, Cuba

Door in Habana Vieja, Cuba

Blue door in Havana, Cuba

Door in Town, Sicily

Green Wooden Door in Town, Sicily

Church Door in Merida, Yucatan

Brilliant Windows  

I am always attracted to bright, bold colors on windows. Here are a few of my favorites.

Yellow Doors in Havana, Cuba

Turquoise Window in Merida, Yucatan

Yellow Window in Celestun, Yucatan

Yellow Window in Cadaques, Catalonia

Turquoise Window in Barcelona, Spain

Yellow Window in Marrakech, Morocco

Gated Window in Marrakech, Morocco

"A window covered with raindrops interests me more than a photograph of a famous person." - Saul Leiter

Blue Mosque Door in Marrakech Medina

Red Window in Ridgefield, Washington

Window in Mérida, Yucatan

Window in Trinidad, Cuba

Window in Reykjavik, Iceland

Red Window in Reykjavik
Fantastic Doors of the World  

Some places are just filled with stunning doors. Whether painted, modern, rusted and old, some doors have plenty of character and style. These are some of my favorite.

Door in Habana Vieja, Cuba

Yellow Doors in Havana, Cuba

Blue Door in Trinidad, Cuba

Baby Blue Door, Havana

Red Door in Trinidad, Cuba

Green Entryway in Trinidad, Cuba

Charlie Chaplin themed Door, Havana, Cuba

Green Art Deco Door in Havana, Cuba

Door in Palermo, Sicily

Blue Door in Palermo

Shuttered Entrance in Barcelona, Spain

Door with Orange Graffiti in Barcelona, Spain

Red Door with Graffiti in Barcelona, Spain

Blue Door in Mérida, Mexico

Blue Door in Merida

Blue Door in Marrakech, Morocco

Blue Doors in Cadaqués, Spain

Blue Door in Barcelona, Spain

Blue Door in Essauoira, Morocco

Blue Door in Essaouira, Morroco

Turquoise Door in Essaouira, Morocco

Black Iron Door, Mérida, Mexico

Iron Door in Barcelona, Spain

Blue Door in Reykjavik< Iceland

Blue Door in Reykjavik

Dilapidated Door in Habana Vieja, Havana

Decayed Door in Habana Vieja, Havana

White Wood Door in Cadaques, Spain

Wood Door, Mérida, Mexico

Wood Door in Havana, Cuba

Doors in downtown Mérida, Mexico

Doors in downtown Mérida, Mexico
Violet Doors in Mérida, Mexico

Door in Port Lligat, Spain

Green Door in Barcelona

Green Door in Port Lligat

Red-framed Door in Celestun, Mexico

Pink Door in Celestun

"If you feel you have to open a particular door, open it, otherwise all your life that door will haunt your mind!" - Mehmet Murat ildan

Dulceria Tony Door in Merida, Mexico

Green Door in Sicily, Italy

Sicilian Door

Door in Celestun, Mexico

Havana Doors

Merida, Mexico, Door

Nordic Doors and Windows  

The doors and windows of the North Atlantic are often bright and homey, stark and simple. In Scandinavia and Iceland, homeowners often share a bit of themselves in their windowsills: figurines, manga dolls, carved statuettes are all common.

Doors and Windows in Reykjavik

Doors and Windows in Reykjavik

Window in Reykjavik

Reyjkavik Window

Reykjavik Window

Doors and Windows in Reykjavik

"In life sometimes, in the universe, you have to close some doors to have others open." - Gene Ween

Dulceria Tony Door in Merida, Mexico

Yellow Door in Reykjavik

Yellow Door in Reykjavik

"A window covered in raindrops interests me more than a photograph of a famous person." - Saul Leiter

Salmon-colored Windows in Reykjavik

Window in Reykjavik

Blue Window in Reykjavik

"Having challenges in your life open doors for you." - Payal Kadakia

Green window and blue door in Reykjavik

Windows in Reykjavik

Windows in Reykjavik
Door Details of the World  

The details you find in doorknobs, locks and latches tell many stories. Here are some of the door details I've collected along the way.

Door knocker in Port Lligat, Spain

Doorknob in Cadaquest, Spain

Lion-themed Door Knocker in Erice, Sicily

Lion-themed Door Knocker in Havana, Cuba

Lion Door Knocker in Trapani, Sicily

Door Lock and Chain in Erice, Sicily

Door Lock and Chain in Sicily

Wrought Iron Door Detail, Paris, France

Wrought Iron Door Detail in Paris, France

Wrought Iron Door Detail in Paris, France

Lockset, Havana, Cuba

Lockset, Reykjavik

Lockset, Palermo, Sicily

Lockset, Reykjavik, Iceland

Graffiti Lockset in Reykjavik