dividing door handle detail      gray studio, aspen co

detail of sliding door with custom hardware, aspen co, roaring fork valley

the steel edge solves several functional requirements:  

1.  it protects the edge of the door where it meets the wall when closed

2.  it serves as a handle for opening and closing, when fully closed, the mirrored cut in the wood provides space to reach in and open again

3.  it looks interesting and the user immediately comprehends it's function