Most of the time when you seek out a door, you will see many of the same things. Not necessarily that all doors are the same, but rather you will see many of the same styles. While doors even within styles are technically different, they still retain the overall feel of the style. If you want a truly unique door, you may have to think outside of styles and even outside of the box.
The horizontal doors used on closet sliding doors move along a track mounted overhead and a floor guide for stability. To manage the smooth movement they‘ll have cushions and buffers on the ends to prevent damaging adjacent construction to ensure a smooth gliding motion when operated. Closet sliding doors of the vertical variety are seated in a groove, much like dresser drawers to ensure they glide in one direction.
These designs can be changed in several different ways. Just like a car, doors come with options that a consumer must choose from. The first and most basic choice is the size of the door. Doors come in sizes ranging from 30" wide to 80" tall as a standard size and increase to 60" wide and 96" tall. Anything above the standard is considered a custom door and may increase the cost of the door. Thickness can also vary from 7/8" to 1-3/8".