e’ve heard it enough times: first impressions count. In an era when so many houses are dominated by garages and carparks, sometimes it’s not easy for first-time visitors to figure out where to go when they arrive at your place. And, in our casual culture there are always the visitors who ignore the front door and head around the back in ‘I’m one of the family’-style. So your main entrance door needs to stand out as the welcoming point of your home. Here’s how to up the style and presence of your front door, and put an end to lost guests peering in windows and catching you unawares.