The cheerful red door of the Hen and Chickens hotel briefly distracts from the fact that this Berwick building is empty and neglected.   On second glance the red looks a little too bright, maybe a desperate attempt to cheer the place up before it went out of business.

Classic, warm red is an inviting, confident colour, equally at home on the door of a country cottage or an elegant city mansion.  Here’s a collection of old favourites, prompted by this week’s Lens-Artists challenge Find Something Red .

 

 

A post for Thursday Doors.