Cool Video Game Inspired Door That Opens Geometrically

August 16, 2018

This is a video of logistics professional Warwick Turvey demonstrating the video game inspired shed door he built that "folds open and close in a precise geometric manner." Admittedly, that's a pretty sweet door (and very reminiscent of the door created by Austrian designer Klemens Torggler back in 2013, see second video), but it looks like it also increased your chances of mashing a finger in it, and I already have enough problems with regular doors. And don't even get me started on sliding doors. One time I crushed my entire hand in the sliding door of my parents' van. "One time?" Every time. Eventually my parents just started leaving me at home when they took my brother and sister to school in the morning.

Keep going for the video in case gifs aren't your thing.

Thanks to Damien, who agrees doors are cool, but gaping holes are ultra-low maintenance.

  • Nicholas Conrad

    I am not into video games, but I am into this.

  • Damon Sherman

    expect to see stuff like this in Sci-fi movies now.

  • Deksam

    Watch your pinkies!

  • Colin Bailey

    Soooooooo how do you open it from the other side without cutting your arm off?

  • Javier Arreola

    What's next a guillotine style door with an actual blade???

  • How do you lock it?

  • Fartbutt

    V cool! Now open it from the inside... And what's to stop people from sticking their penises in the handle hole?

  • TheQiwiMan

    Some doors are more child-friendly than others.

    Then apparently there are doors that are pretty much designed to murder children.

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  • The Continental

    ....because we've been dragged down by the design of doors throughout history.

  • Closet Nerd

    Think of all the practical uses for a door like this!
    .......
    Well, i still want one anyway!!!!!!

  • shashi
  • Closet Nerd

    ...... as mentioned in the article

  • shashi

    my bad

  • Closet Nerd

    Props for remembering the old article though.
    I thought the same thing before i saw he linked it.

  • GeneralDisorder

    Welp... I'm a dork. The only thing this makes me think is "holy pinch points!"

  • Mark

    I can't stop watching.....

  • Kaizer Chief

    Dear Americans: the second “w” in Warwick is silent. Just wanted to get that off my chest.

  • GeneralDisorder

    What else do you want to get off your chest? Take it all off! WOOOO!!

  • Kaizer Chief

    Hmm... waxing. Sounds painful.

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