There is a well known American brand which is instantly recognisable by those in the know and the symbol that represents this brand is a red wooden door.
For anyone that does not know the brand I am referring to, it is Red Door Salon, a cosmetics company set up by Elizabeth Arden in 1910.
The company has been sold a number of times and is currently owned by New York company FFI. The company continues to use Elizabeth Arden as the trading name and offers skin care products and make up. Interestingly, the real life Elizabeth Arden changed her name from Florence Nightingale Graham and she is held responsible for promoting the use of make up amongst the middle and upper classes as it had previously been associated with lower class people and the least desirable career choices.
Elizabeth Arden launched her first Red Door Salon in Fifth Avenue in New York City and opened those famous red doors for the first time in 1910.
Red Door Spa is a high end brand that commands a significant price tag and the iconic brand image is a key part of the product offering. Whether you are looking for a treatment in the spa or one of the many beauty products available through most beauty and cosmetics retailers, you can be sure that the red door will feature as part of the offering.
It is interesting that a luxury cosmetics brand has chosen a red door as their key symbol to represent the company. A classic wooden door, in good condition, is a symbol of wealth and wellbeing, which is something we know only too well at Doorsan where we sell a large range of modern and traditional doors. If you wanted to purchase a door in the style of the Elizabeth Arden Red Door then I would recommend you take a look at our Heritage styles - number 7 and number 17 are similar designs which could be painted bright red to finish the look.