Modern hardware is a great aesthetic alternative to standard chrome and brushed nickel, oil-rubbed bronze and gives a bathroom a more traditional look and feel. Working on a budget? If you don’t want to purchase all the matching accessories and you have other brass items in your bathroom, such as an old light switch plate or cabinet knobs, you can always use a brass darkening solution to make all the hardware match.
Chrome hardware and old-fashioned commercial kitchen lighting illuminate this blue and white kitchen. The kitchen island features a cherry wood butcher block countertop, while several of the cabinets have glass fronts, showcasing an array of blue and white dishes.
Chrome, nickel and stainless steel finishes will never go out of style, but warm metallics offer a fresh, modern look. For a quick update, consider replacing your lighting, faucet or cabinet hardware with products in gleaming brass or bronze like the ones in this chic space. “The updated satin brass cabinet hardware is really striking against the simple shaker cabinets,” says designer Elizabeth Lawson.
This Brookhaven town home in Georgia stuns with gorgeous, espresso-colored cabinetry, with plenty of storage. The stainless steel hood matches the hardware, while the brushed nickel faucet pairs well with the marble kitchen island.
Elegant, black kitchen cabinets with brushed nickel hardware contrast perfectly with the white marble countertop in this modern kitchen. The backsplash is designed with black wall panelling to provide a classic feel.
This kitchen's cabinets were designed to not only maximize storage and create a functional room, but create a layer of interest with the grey cerused oak finish, large chrome hardware and complimentary backsplash and countertops.
Barn light sconces and rustic wood plank accents bring a country cottage feel to this bathroom. Chrome hardware, a stone walk-in shower and chic, dusty blue vanity cabinets give the space a refined elegance. Transom windows let natural light flood the room.