In recent years, patios have morphed into outdoor rooms, used as essential square footage for living, playing, and entertaining. This is especially true on the West Coast, to the dismay of those back East. (It just doesn’t pay to gussy up for three mere months, never mind the unavoidable rain in summertime.) Well-designed exterior doors elevate how a patio looks and functions. There are a ton of options: collapsible glass walls, garage doors with an industrial vibe, and the ever elegant pivot doors, of which I present you a dozen options below. When you’re finished scrolling, you may want to re-visit last month’s roundup of modern pools.Interior Design & Furniture