What’s New in Decorative Hardware for Cabinets
In response to consumer demands, manufacturers of decorative hardware for cabinets release new products every year. We’ve assembled a list of what’s new and noteworthy this year.
Decorative hardware for cabinets pulls together your kitchen design by adding the finishing touch to a newly remodeled space. Thus, the decorative hardware you choose for the cabinets in your new kitchen can make a big impact. When the hardware finish and style is coordinated with appliances, cabinets, countertops, lighting and faucets, they contribute to a unified look.
Cabinet drawers and pulls may seem like a minor detail when compared to say countertop material, but they can make a big difference in achieving the look or style you want.
Just as you carefully select the necklace that completes your outfit, so you should consider the decorative hardware as the jewelry that completes your kitchen.
Let’s Look at What’s New in Decorative Hardware for Cabinets
Texture is all the rage in kitchen décor, and you can add texture with this hand-forged hammered finish on hardware from Ashley Norton. It’s available in edge pulls and various cabinet knobs and pulls. ashleynorton.com
If contemporary is your style, you may be interested in the minimalist-styled hardware in the linear Aperture Series by Nest Studio. Featuring pieces inspired by 20th century art and design. Standard finishes include solid brass or white oak that can be stained or painted to match the cabinetry. neststudiocollection.com
The robust 1140 series of pulls from Colonial Bronze is crafted entirely in the company’s Torrington CT factory from certified 94% recycled brass. Their pulls are available in widths from 1/2″ to 1″, in lengths up to 30″, and in 48 different finishes. colonialbronze.com
Always playful and fun and sure to generate lots of comments is the Manhandle cabinet pulls collection from Jaye Design. They’re handcrafted in bronze and stainless steel and are available in 10 finishes. Made in America. jayedsgn.com
Amerock has expanded its decorative cabinet hardware offering by adding longer length pulls and more finishes. Longer pull sizes have been added to eight collections. Champagne Bronze, Golden Champagne, Polished Chrome, Black Bronze and Oil-Rubbed Bronze are now offered on additional product lines. amerock.com
Looking for boldly textured decorative pulls? The Bijou II Collection from Belwith Keeler features Dune, a cabinet pull inspired by layers of wind-blown sand. Available in multiple finishes. Belwith-keeler.com
More of What’s New in Decorative Hardware for Cabinets
The Everitt collection from Atlas Homewares features faux screw detailing that gives the knobs and pulls a definite industrial feel. This collection is available in six finishes and includes two knobs, six pulls and two appliance pulls. atlashomewares.com
Bring on the glam! A new product category from Grandeur Hardware is a line of solid brass and lead-free crystal decorative hardware for cabinets. Offered in 9 finishes and in a wide array of styles, the selection includes the new Anneau with double inner ring design. Talk about bling. grandeurhardware.com
We approve – pretty and practical. The angular Hinge Drawer Pull from Doug Mockett & Company features a ridge in the inner border of its rectangular body that rotates out for a comfortable grip when opening and closing drawers and cabinet doors. mockett.com
For those of you who like a traditional look, the simple lines of The Charlie’s Collection by Alno, Inc. deliver that timeless look. The collection consists of multiple size knobs, pulls and appliance pulls. A hand-applied Satin Brass finish (shown) is made from forged solid brass. alnoinc.com
Hardware Resources has released the latest from their designer Jeffrey Alexander – the Larkin Collection. This versatile and distinctive collection pairs a classic bar with a square foot in solid or – dare to be bold! — mixed finishes. hardwareresources.com
Talk about texture. The Natoma collection from Sietto is a line of decorative hardware with ripples. The manufacturer claims that they are pleasing to the touch. What do you think? The hardware is offered in five finishes and five sizes. sietto.com
Getting a new kitchen requires many decisions, and selecting decorative hardware for cabinets can be overwhelming. The items we’ve presented in this article are only a small representative of what’s out there. This is where working with a talented and experienced kitchen designer can really pay off. He or she will guide your decision making and narrow down your options.
It’s helpful for the design process to go smoothly if you have an idea of what you like. Here are links to some of the largest hardware manufacturers. Scroll through and see what you like. Then tell your designer what you saw that struck your fancy (as they say).
KDP exists to offer insight and advice about all things related to kitchen remodeling. Our goal is to connect homeowners with talented, experienced kitchen designers who live and work in their communities. We are a serious resource for anyone preparing to remodel their kitchen so they can make the best possible choices about designers, contractors and products.