Top most popular door designs in 2021

As Composite doors continue to be the number one door choice for homeowners across the UK, we wanted to share a roundup of our most popular design choices from door styles and colours, through to glazing and hardware selections.

Published: 01st April 2022

Our Most Popular Door Styles 

At Hurst, we have a wide selection of composite door styles to fit your aesthetic and suit any taste. As the name suggests, our Classic Collection features timeless, traditional door designs that complement any property type.  

The number one choice for homeowners in 2021 was the Composite Four Glazed, a sophisticated style that will never go out of fashion! 

Coming in at a close second is our Composite Half door, an ideal style choice for any front or back door as it welcomes an abundance of natural light into the home. 


For those who are looking for something a little more contemporary, our Bohemia Four Rectangles, Bohemia Long Rectangle and Bohemia Select Solid door styles offer the ideal solution. Combined with out most fashionable glazing designs and stainless steel hardware, they made a bold statement for many people’s home and were hugely popular in 2021.  

Prefer something a little more rustic? Our Cottage Collection doors, partnered with heritage hardware, offer an authentic rural aesthetic. Our Solid Cottage and Cottage Small Rectangle door styles proved all the rage with homeowners in 2021 and we can see why!!  

Inspired? Begin browsing our full Composite collection here! 


Sought After Door Colours 

Door colour choices closely follow interior décor trends, and 2021 was no exception with grey tones such as Anthracite Grey and Dusty Grey enduring as the most  popular choices. Blue shades came close second with our Standard Blue and Pigeon Blue being most selected. 


For homeowners wanting to upgrade their back door, the classic and timeless white continued to be one of our most ordered colour choices.   


Also featuring in our top 10 most popular composite door colours for 2021 were black, blue, red and green, as well as our natural wood tones.  

If you’re looking for more colour inspiration before you choose your new Hurst door, click here to read our blog post on what impression your front door colour choice is giving your guests.  


Top Glazing Choices in 2021

Throughout 2021, homeowners leaned towards more minimalist glazing designs, with our Alpine, Harmony Verona and Deco styles leading the way, especially for those ordering our Contemporary Bohemia door styles. 

From our Triple Glazed collection, our timeless Platinum Elegance glazing remained a firm favourite with its bold lines and fluid curves, especially for homeowners choosing the Composite Four door style. 


First launched in 2020, our exclusive collection of Harmony Glass designs was very popular for both our classic Composite Four and Bohemia Long Rectangle door styles, with Harmony Verona taking the top spot! 

Our handcrafted Harmony Glass Collection features on-trend geometric designs which create a unique 3D effect when viewed at different angles. Learn more about our exclusive collection here! 

Are you ready to begin designing your dream door? Click here to use our online composite door designer tool to create your new Hurst door and request a quote. 


Favourite Hardware & Accessories

Our stylish and classic chrome hardware continued to be a popular choice for homeowners throughout 2021 but was closely followed by our stainless steel, gold and graphite door accessories. 

For homeowners wanting a contemporary and sleek finish to their door design, stainless steel long bar handles provided the perfect finishing touch. 

Traditional style hardware, especially door knockers, were a top choice for those ordering from our Classic Collection of composite doors.  

Finally, our beautifully crafted Heritage hardware in Antique Black proved a consistent favourite with those choosing a from our Cottage Collection wishing to achieve an authentic look. 

 Launched in 2020, the Kubu equipped smart lock has been a big hit with homeowners. Offering an additional security feature and enabling homeowners to  monitor the status of their door locks by purchasing the kubu kit and installing the smart sensor into their door lock, the clever feature provides the ultimate piece of mind. 

You can find out more about the Kubu smart lock here. 

Add the perfect finishing touch to your Hurst door – find out about our hardware choices here, or download our Composite Door Collection Brochure