Unusual Door Designs from Brazil, Part 2: Garage Doors with Style

Breaking News: Americans have, like, totally lame garage doors.Brazilians, on the other hand, have awesome ones.Here's your typical American garage door:Bor-ring.Down in Brazil the garage doors have considerably more panache. In São Paulo alone there are a host of companies offering beautiful (and fully automatic) designs, like these models from Tok Door:These open-air models are by LK Portoes:Portec has got horrible photography that doesn't do their designs justice:I'm also impressed by how little space the automatic mechanisms take up compared to the typical rigs we've got up here:What do you think, my fellow Statesies—would these ever fly in America? My first instinct was "No" due to our high crime rate and the fact that a lot of these designs let you see inside, but São Paulo's no stranger to the rough stuff either, yeah?

Breaking News: Americans have, like, totally lame garage doors.

Brazilians, on the other hand, have awesome ones.

Here's your typical American garage door:

Bor-ring.

Down in Brazil the garage doors have considerably more panache. In São Paulo alone there are a host of companies offering beautiful (and fully automatic) designs, like these models from Tok Door:

These open-air models are by LK Portoes:

Portec has got horrible photography that doesn't do their designs justice:

I'm also impressed by how little space the automatic mechanisms take up compared to the typical rigs we've got up here:

What do you think, my fellow Statesies—would these ever fly in America? My first instinct was "No" due to our high crime rate and the fact that a lot of these designs let you see inside, but São Paulo's no stranger to the rough stuff either, yeah?

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