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Jules Lavirotte Inspired: Custom Fine Art Door By H.J. Nick – HRD998


Jules Lavirotte Inspired: Custom Fine Art Door By H.J. Nick

Custom Door Design from modern art nouveau - Our original craft door, based off famous architect Jules Lavirotte, is one of our most requested designs. Rich with history, our lead designer, H.J. Nick, adapted Lavirotte's ironwork, and added a wide contemporary arch, to create a custom exterior door that brings flare and whimsy to any home.

Paris 1899 - French Door Design for a Changing Era

In the 19th century, many artists, craftsmen, and architects became discouraged by the amount of poorly made objects imitating earlier periods. Good craftsmanship was being neglected, and Lavirotte was among those who sought to establish a unified visual vocabulary that moved away from industrial production. After studying at the most prestigious school in France, the Ecole des Beaux-Arts in Lyon, he went on to create nine buildings, still standing today in Paris. His most famous exterior door design, located at 29 Avenue Rapp, incorporates whimsical wrought iron grills and daring curves along the window frames and wood carvings.

Custom Size Entry Doors with Sidelights You Help Design It from Start to Finish

 Using art nouveau as inspiration, our master blacksmiths carefully hand forge each curve and curl of the window grill to fit seamlessly into the overall design. The door pull is adapted to blend along the side of the bottom window, and the door hinges add exceptional flare. Experience french design made in our American factory, with a promise of superior craftsmanship you can trust - guaranteed to last forever.

To view one of our variations, please see item 3249JL.

Doors Custom Built The Old Fashioned Way
"When Everything Made In America Was Built To Last Forever"
And Craftsmen Were Proud To Sign Their Work

Order Any Size Or Style - We Can Help You To Design Your Dream Custom Doors - At No Extra Cost

Start the design process today! 1-800-292-0008

  • Size - any size door, shape, structural jamb
  • Style - wood, design, hand carvings, decorative accents
  • Panels - windows, grills, door straps, inlays, clavos, sidelights
  • Glass - stained, thermal, energy efficient, decorative, protective
  • Hardware - hand forged wrought iron handles, latches, hinges, grills
  • Finishes - over 400 standard colors of hand applied stains and finishes or color match
  • Learn more about our custom doors

ArtFactory.com, a custom wood doors, wrought iron gate, and handmade furniture manufacturer based in Scottsdale, Arizona, and Designs by H.J. Nick, have been designing and building some of the world's finest furnishings all hand crafted in America since 1913. Most of our clients want a furnishing that has a Big WOW factor and timeless elegance. They all want investment value furnishings that make a proper statement reflecting their personality, or the personality of the environment for which the designer custom furnishings are intended. Our craftsmanship ensures your custom wood door and furnishings will stand the test of time, and all handcrafted doors and furnishings are Guaranteed Forever, backed by over a century of fine craftsmanship.

Call us to discuss your handcrafted wood doors design ideas 1-800-292-0008.

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