sliding closet doors

There are many situations where a sliding door is the best option. Barn doors need space beside the opening, and bifolds and regular doors need space in front of the opening. Sliding doors offer no extra space needed, they just don't fully open to see the whole closet at once.

If sliding doors is what you need because of space restrictions, how do you make it look nice? Everyone knows about these and I have yet to meet anyone that loves them...

So let's see options that are not only a little better than this, but a LOT better.