Think of the hardware like jewelry for your cabinets. Let it speak for your style – be that contemporary, modern, vintage or traditional. Here are some of our favorite examples of great kitchen cabinet hardware from around the web.
Bronze knobs and pulls with exposed screws bring a classic look to these traditional raised-panel cabinet doors. Paired together, the two are matched perfectly, with the hardware’s bronze finish being as warm and solid-feeling as the glazed wood beneath.
Here, standard metal ring pulls add the final touch to classic Mission-style cabinetry. To bring the look together throughout the room, the oil-rubbed bronze finish of the hardware can be repeated in the faucet and light fixtures.
Black, hammered-iron handles impart a handmade quality to this country-home kitchen, the natural-woodgrain cabinets of which exude simple, rustic charm.
Using smooth sea stones as cabinet hardware will not only make your kitchen unique, but will also add a natural, eco-friendly element to your decor.
If something off the shelf or out of a catalog is just not your style, opt for a one-of-a-kind hardware selection, such as these mosaic-glass knobs, individually hand-crafted in vibrant dichroic art glass and available from Uneek Glass Fusions.
Porcelain pulls with nickel-plated metal would make a gorgeous contrast against boldly painted cabinets, and at under $7 per pack of two from IKEA, the style pictured fits any construction or remodel budget.
These chunky but graceful oil-rubbed bronze knobs and pulls make a stunning contrast against light-color raised-panel cabinet doors—it’s an Old World European feel, provincial yet elegant.
Do It Yourself
If the style is right but the finish is wrong, consider painting your hardware. These sophisticated pulls, now metallic silver, were bronze at the outset. All it took to complete the transformation was primer and spray paint.