When you decided you wanted to remodel your kitchen or bathroom, we seriously doubt the hardware options were first on your list to purchase! Some homeowners like to skip hardware altogether but for those of you who want to add kitchen hardware to your cabinets, here are a few style options to consider.
Tubular Bar Pulls
This is the current trend in kitchen pulls because of its modern look. Shaker doors in kitchens of various colors have these pulls. You can get these in various lengths, the longer tubes can look very dramatic This can give your kitchen a modern look.
Flat Bar Pulls
This is also a current trend we are seeing in kitchen remodels. It’s hard to pinpoint what we see more flat bar pulls or tubular pulls. These flat pulls look fantastic in polished nickel and in a way adds a modern glamorized look to the kitchen. These pulls work well with various colored cabinets and can give your kitchen a contemporary edge.
Shaker cabinets are simple cabinets and it doesn’t matter what color they are traditional nickel is a great modern choice. The great thing about traditional nickel is that is a versatile door style so you it looks great with any finish or pull. If you pick a vintage style pull it can look great in traditional nickel. This can give your kitchen a retro feel.
Accented Wire Pulls
This type of pull can be seen in kitchens with a country cottage feel. Wire pulls come in various styles and looks and can be very specific in detail. They can look very elegant and they do add a traditional flair to your remodel.
Arced and Footed Bar
If the look you are going for is classic, then you may want to pick these pulls up. They go by various names but the look decorative and can be mixed and matched with various door styles and finishes. The do add more of a traditional and decorate element to your kitchen.
Vintage Glass or Ceramic Knobs
Vintage glass style pulls and knobs are trend goes back to the depression area. This is a classic choice that is more notoriously seen on bathroom vanities. This knob choice is vintage and if you want your kitchen to have that feel add them to your cabinets. Ceramic knobs can look very beautiful in a kitchen but make sure you coordinate the rest of your choices. This can give your kitchen a historical or Victorian look.
Vintage pulls with exposed screws
This probably a trend you remember this back in the 70s or 80s, the brass pull with exposed screws. These pulls come in various colors such as oil-rubbed bronze. This look can look great if you are going for a rustic feel in your kitchen. This can give your kitchen a utilitarian or industrial hair.
We know that these are a lot of options but remember to stick to the theme and style of your kitchen. Don’t add a vintage handle to a modern style kitchen!