The modern Zanzibar Door

Contemporary copies of Stone Town’s Zanzibar doors create a unique architectural statement for any entrance portal. They can be used to great effect when juxtaposed with clean simple architectural styles adding an element of natural warmth and sophistication. more >>

The historical Zanzibar Door

In Stone Town, Zanzibar, there were 806 wooden doors dating from the era of Sultan Barghash (1870-1880). Designs emanate from Arabic and Indian influences.
The rectangular Arab door is encased in an intricately carved frame with the outermost strip of the frame carved into chains symbolic of the enslavement of evil spirits trying to enter the residence. more >>

Zanzibar Door

Zanzibar Door