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Simpson® Artist Collection® Doors Bring Contemporary Design Aesthetic to Homes

New door designs from renowned architect James L. Cutler

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MCCLEARY, Wash., July 18, 2013 — Homeowners wanting a contemporary look for their home's entry have beautiful new options with Simpson® Artist Collection® doors. The wood exterior doors designed by award-winning architect James L. Cutler, FAIA, feature clean, simple lines, with a range of glass options.

Simpson partners with select artists to commission unique, inspired designs for the Artist Collection. The latest designs are from James L. Cutler, founding partner with Cutler Anderson Architects. Cutler has served as a design instructor at several leading U.S. universities. His firm has received six National Honor Awards from the American Institute of Architects (AIA) and more than 40 national and regional design awards.

"Superior design is a Simpson hallmark, and partnering with leading architects and artists enables us to bring the freshest, most captivating looks in wood doors to homeowners," said Brad Loveless, Marketing and Product Development Manager, Simpson Door Company. "Many people today like a simple, but sophisticated, look in their doors. Cutler has achieved that in these contemporary doors."

Across its wide array of door collections, Simpson offers more than 900 standard door designs to choose from, available in virtually any wood species and with numerous glass options. The company's skilled engineers can also custom build nearly any exterior or interior door design a homeowner or architect desires.

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