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8 Gates And Fences For Every Style Of Home

With the design of gates, security should come first, but you should also consider matching it with the style of your home

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Photography: Celosia & Jilson Tiu

More than just an added layer of security, your gate and fence are the first things people would see—a “welcome sign” of sorts for your home. Because of this, the gate and fence should establish the signature look of the house itself.

Have your architect design a gate and fence with lines that reflect your house’s façade; and use materials that are evocative of the overall character of your home. 

Laser-cut



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The intricate, lacelike pattern of this metal gate can only be achieved by laser-cutting—a process which can produce difficult patterns on solid metal sheets. This beautiful metal gate was customized by Celosia by Cutting Edge of MD Gruppe.


For more info about MD Gruppe, click here.

Modern minimalist

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A textured concrete fence goes well with the horizontal lines of the metal gate in this modern-minimalist home. Simple shrubs in streamlined concrete planters complete the look.

READ: A Stunning 450sqm Modern Minimalist Home

Mixed materials



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Stylist Donna Cuna Pita combines different fence heights and materials for her Cavite home: here, wrought iron gate and fencing mix with frosted glass, and a house sign made out of an extra wooden stair step.

READ: A Dream House In Cavite That Was Decorated On a Budget

Natural stone


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In actress Janice de Belen’s home, a fence made out of small pieces of yellow Mactan stone and lined decorative bamboo create a relaxing, tropical ambience in the veranda.

READ: Janice de Belen’s Renovated Family Home

Shrubs


Densely planted shrubs and small trees can add privacy to a wrought-iron fence, as seen in this house’s main gate and front garden.

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READ: A Hotel-like Family Home With Five Bedrooms

Boho-artistic



If you have an artistic streak, go ahead and decorate your fence with your own handiwork. In singer Celeste Legaspi’s home, she let her daughter, the artist Lala Gallardo, paint a mandala on her cinderblock fence.

READ: Celeste Legaspi’s Artistic And Airy Home

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Rock-climbing fence


Artist-couple Bru Sim and Marcus Nada of Electrolychee have a whimsical energy about their works, and this is reflected in a surprising climbing wall that they integrated onto the fence of their townhouse.

READ: An Artist-Couple’s Townhouse With Vintage Touches

Rustic nipa and planks

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Producer Malou Fagar’s beautiful Tagaytay getaway has a gate that is just as rustic as its natural surroundings: weathered planks, boulders, stone grinders, araal, and a thatched roof complete the entrance.

READ: A Bucolic Two-Storey Vacation House In Tagaytay

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