Film noir, "Private Eye" Frosted-Glass Door?
January 25, 2014 8:19 AM Subscribe
In the process of building my home brewery, I find myself stuck on the idea of having a Sam Spade / Mike Hammer / generic Film Noir door as the entrance. How to get that look and feel without having to go raid the prop lot at a film studio? What are my magic search terms?
posted by jpolchlopek to Home & Garden (9 answers total) 6 users marked this as a favorite
Not being a particularly strong student of film noir, interior design, or (apparently) door shopping, I'm finding myself sort of stumped when trying to turn this vague idea into concrete terms that I would use to order the door.
Here's what I envision as the sterotypical smoky saxaphone, dark and stormy night, "I knew she was trouble as soon as she walked in my brewery door" door
The key elements seem to be: wood construction (obviously), some sort of frosted glass panel, and painted lettering in an anachronistic font, but those aren't qualities that I can use when perusing a door catalog.
Any students interior design that might be able to lend a hand?