Sliding Wardrobe Doors – All you want to know

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One of the important aspects of our house is our wardrobe – A personal place where we organize our clothes, accessories, shoes, etc. Today there are many types of and closet door designs available in the market. Also, one of the most aesthetic and functional types of these is the doors. Moreover, the door panels and accessories of sliding and walk-in closets greatly vary.

So, this seemingly simple thing often confuses us with the multiple options that we see scattered all around us. We like a few aspects of a in one showroom and something else in another.

This whole buying process is not only exhausting but also confuses us and we end up buying something that we regret buying later.

So whether you are an architect, interiors designer, contractor, or end-user, understanding multiple aspects of sliding wardrobe is extremely important. This is so, so that the end result is not just appropriate functionally but also aesthetically appealing, suiting your tastes and needs

There are so many options in terms of doors, panel patterns, lighting, accessories, etc, that you can choose the right options at every stage of designing and make a personalized storage space for yourself.




white walk-in with frosted glass
Frosted glass door for a big

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Functionality and aesthetics of sliding wardrobe

The functionality and aesthetics aspect of sliding wardrobe is a function of your tastes, lifestyle, and needs.

Also, there are multiple factors that come together to give the final shape of the wardrobe, and each factor offers you ample choice to select from an array of solutions and designs available.

    • Door panels for different sliding closet designs
    • Closet surfaces for different sliding closet designs
    • Door frames for different sliding closet designs
    • for closets for different sliding closet designs
    • Hardware for different sliding closet designs
    • Accessories for different sliding closet designs


door panels:

Door Panels happen to be the single most important factor especially when it comes to the aesthetics of the that has to match with your interiors and tastes.

There are endless options available for you to choose from.

Also, these door panels could be made of wood, wallpaper, mirror, glass, acrylic, fabric, leather, digitally printed, metal, magnetic panels, etc. Besides all these options come with multiple colors, patterns, texture options.

The with looks extremely aesthetic.

So, you can choose from all these options and make it more personalized.


Wall Paper for sliding wardrobe doors

Walls papers are ideal for merging the cabinet with the surroundings. Also, you can also choose same the wallpaper for walls and doors, to give it a uniform & harmonious look


colourful cubic wallpaper for a room with light green walls
Colorful wallpaper for door

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Digital print sliding wardrobe

You can get your favorite photo digitally printed on the sliding wardrobe design door panels.


digital print on a mustard colour walk-in and hinged, and sliding storage furniture
Black and white digital wallpaper

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Board & Magnetic Board Marker for sliding wardrobe

Generally apt for but not limited to kid’s room. Also, you can use the board to write anything using chalk or a marker.


white and black board on the door panel with green walls
Blackboard on the door

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door wooden selection

A whole array of choices for different wood finishes are available.

So, you can choose a or dark finish, with or without grains, velvety, or matt lacquer finish.


different textured wood surface
Multi-colored wooden surface of door

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Sliding Wardrobe with mirror and glass

This is something that gives an exquisite character to your interiors, besides making your place look spacious.

Also, you can also decide how much of a backroom view you want to allow into the cupboard.  So, there is really a large choice of material and color to play with.

You can choose from satin, tinted, lacquered glasses, mirrors in different colors, and surfaces.

Now, special glasses are available with patterns and textures of your choice for the doors.

Also, the sliding wardrobe with look very appealing.


glass surface of storage furniture
Glass door

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3D surfaces of sliding wardrobe

You can play with this option in numerous ways. So, from making a 3D strip on the entire trendy sliding wardrobe doors panel to using this option on the entire door itself – options are galore.


3D strips with glass in peach
Peach colored 3D strips on the door

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Sliding wardrobe fabric

Fabric is a simple yet elegant option. It lends a soft feel to the otherwise hard surface.

Also, a great advantage is the possibility of numerous permutations and combinations of fabric color and texture.


Blue fabric for cupboard panel surface with wooden texture at the center for hinged, sliding, and walk-in closet
Blue fabric for

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door material mix

As the word itself says – mixing various materials and use them to create something that becomes your signature style.


sky and cloud wallpaper, blue fabric, and wooden texture for walk-in and built-in cupboard surface of sliding wardrobe door
Multiple materials- wallpaper, wood, and fabric for door

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door closet surface for wardrobe customization

A closet is not just about the front door panels. There is much more to it, even in aesthetic terms.

Also, imagine you see an impressive with beautifully designed door panels, but when you open it, your impression changes completely just because the interiors are lousy.

So, it is equally important to spend time selecting material for the closet surface. Again, there are numerous options available – wood, veneer, paint finishes, etc.

Also, your choice of color and material can drastically change the way your closet looks.


white walk-in storage space
Beautiful white walk-in closet

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dark grey walk-in storage space with sliding wardrobe door
Stylish dark grey walk-in closet

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Sliding wardrobe door frame

A good must pay attention to the details even the color of door frames. So, multiple colors and finish options are available to choose from.

Also, from powder coating & anodized to stained veneer finish and from black matt and bronze to silver or white, etc., a lot of options are there to match the look of your door panels.


metallic frame white surface for walk-in and hinged closets
Metallic frame white surface

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dark grey frame with white surface for walk-in storage and sliding wardrobe door
Dark grey frame with white surface

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Sliding wardrobe lighting

at appropriate places in your wardrobe, not just helps you functionally but adds to the appeal of the and sets a certain mood. So, if done correctly, it will catapult your to many notches above.

Also, you can choose to illuminate any zone of your or a combination of those areas, it is up to you.

Following are the zones that can be illuminated using an LED strip or recess/surface mounted downlights:

    • Gallery
    • Clothes rod
    • Shelves
    • Drawers
    • Aluminum frame glass shelves
    • Cabinet sides


lighting for walk-in storage and wardrobe door space with panels in white, red, and mustard colour

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Sliding wardrobe accessories

Now you have a personalized door panel that matches your interiors, beautiful closet surface, appropriate lighting, and other things in place.

So, now you need to set your eye on something that will make your daily life convenient and comfortable i.e., accessories.

Also, how you want to organize things based on your needs and lifestyle will be facilitated by your choice of the right that can make your ergonomic.

Here are a few examples of the kind of you can consider:

    • Trouser pull out
    • Pull down clothes lift
    • Tie holder
    • Shoe Holder
    • Belt hooks
    • Hook Rail
    • Drawer Organizers


white drawer with rods for hanging clothes in walk-in for sliding wardrobe door storage furniture and closet design
White pull-out drawer with hanging rods

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Sliding wardrobe doors- Hardware Brands

The kind of hardware you use will determine the movement of the door panel, and this can have an implication on the space that you have.

Also, since we are living in settings, where space is a luxury, we are often constraint by the lack of sufficient spaces.

So, we recommend using doors, as they help in saving a lot of space compared to hinged doors, etc.

Even for doors, multiple hardware options are available.

Also, your choice of hardware will be determined by the way you want your door to slide, the dimensions & weight of door panels, concealed or visible hardware system.

Ideally, it should slide effortlessly, silently, and with a slight push. It should also have a soft-close feature.

 So, we are presenting some of the options by popular brands but that is just the tip of the iceberg.



Following are the major types of sliding provided by Hettich:








SlideLine: Bottom running door systems


Sliding wardrobe  door systems for customized applications

VerticoSynchro, VerticoMono, HorizonSynchro, KA 5740 :

A single movement of the hand synchronously opens and closes two sliding wardrobe in opposite directions.


Folding door systems



All the above options come in multiple variants.


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Hafele Slido series of cabinets are quite sought after. Also, it has multiple variants in classic, design, slider, fold sub-series.




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Sliding wardrobe door designs based on available space


Built-in closet

Most commonly seen and preferred by users across the globe is this type of wardrobe – a Built-In Closet or Fitted Closet.

Also, based on the various choices available in sliding wardrobe panels, hardware, and accessories, you can create your own personalized storage space.

Sliding Doors Wardrobe and Closet Design - Built-in storage furniture in black and white colour
Black and White Built-in Closet

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Walk-in closets

If you do not have space constraints and want a great dressing-up experience then this type of closet is best suited for you.

Also, there is so much you can do in terms of and creativity, especially with walk-in closets.

From customized sliding door panels that conceal the entire dressing-up space from other zones of the house to the dresser, mirrors, accessories, and lights that create the right atmosphere, the possibilities with walk-in closets are unlimited.


Sliding Doors Wardrobe Closet Design - glass walk-in
Glass Walk-in closet

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Sliding wardrobe designs for sloped ceilings

You can utilize each and every corner of your house to your personalized storage space with sliding wardrobes and walk-in closets.

We have often seen that there is so much space under a staircase, but utilizing it throws a lot of challenges. Similar challenges are encountered in areas under sloped ceilings.

But now a lot of creative solutions such as walk-in closets are available to utilize any space available. Moreover, you can use this space by having a customized for such sloped ceilings. Also, you can get a for bedroom with sloped ceilings in unique looks.

Furthermore, the 3 works efficiently in such places.


Sliding Doors Wardrobe Design - slope ceiling walk-in look
Slope ceiling closet

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designs for corner solutions

Utilizing corners can be tricky at times. But there are lots of smart corner solutions available that enable you to utilize corners efficiently and seamlessly.

Also, you can install a for bedroom corners and utilize the space properly.


 Corner solution - hinged and walk-in storage space
Corner closet

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recommendations (Enquire here)


Salice Glow+ Sliding Wardrobe Doors

salice glow+ overlapping sliding door system for wardrobe
Overlapping wardrobes run smoothly with Salice Glow+ System
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Aristo Nova – Champagne Glaze Door

aristo glaze sliding wardrobe
Brown Tinted With Frosted Lines
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Raumplus Walk-in closet

Raumplus walk-in
Raumplus walk-in closet
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Offset by Novamobili 

novamobili offset glass and plywood walk-in look storage furniture
A rare combination of and wood
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Green High-Gloss Lacquer by The Co 

high gloss storage furniture
Sliding closet in high-gloss lacquer
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Lustre by Collins

lustre walk-in feel glass storage furniture
Minimalist closet for a minimalist
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Multi Forma II by Hulsta

white walk-in feel storage furniture and sliding wardrobe doorf
Slim and stylish white sliding closet
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Breccia by Chaplins

breccia sliding walk-in wardrobe door for a stylish closet design for bedroom
Luxurious neutral tone
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Sliding can be accommodated in every space setting and look equally appealing. But, you have to understand the functional aspects of sliding properly so that you can make full use of the wardrobe. Also, there are many material and finish options for wardrobe of sliding and walk-in closets.

From fabric to wooden and glass to 3D digital print wallpapers, the list of door panel surface materials and is endless.  So,  you can choose your favorite from them for your sliding or walk-in closets.

The versatility of sliding comes not just in their looks but also in their functionality in terms of accessories. You can install end-to-end sliding wardrobe if you have space crunch or center sliders.

Also, many top-notch brands offer and accessories. So, you get a wide range of options available when it comes to fitting.

Hettich, Hafele, and many other popular brands offer an exclusive hardware range.

The positioning of wardrobes always remains a challenge. Also, no one wants to compromise with space.

The issue becomes an additional burden when the space available for installing the does not match the basic standards of a measurement.

But, the designs solve this problem as well. They can be easily fitted in all spaces whether it is below a sloped ceiling or the intersections of the four walls.

The comprehensive information about the wardrobes offered in this article aims to help you make the right choices.

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