You will also be the decision-maker of how many panels you want the door to have, how many glass lites (if any) you want the door to include, whether or not a transom or sidelite will be added in, what kind of glass you want in the lites, what sort of hardware you want for the hinges, and more. Every aspect can be discussed and decided upon before the door is made. Once everything is ready, you should be able to receive an estimate from the manufacturer so you know whether or not you have gone over your budget, or if things are just right.
On a more practical level most home owners want to control light, dark and other features while extending the living space. Additionally, a homeowner may use sliding closet doors with mirrors to make the inside a room appear larger or create perceptions to control the ambiance of the space.
Another design is the laminate wrapped cabinet doors. This type has many advantages such as it is stain-resistant, durable and elastic and not difficult to clean. Plastic laminate has many designs and styles to choose from. Every part of your house can have a different style to go along with the theme for each room. It is also possible to decorate a plastic laminate with wood trims, stainless steel or even brass. There are those who can spend more that use solid-color laminate.