Stainless steel, chrome and brushed nickel are the most readily available metals for kitchen hardware. Put a fresh but classic spin on your kitchen island with satin brass. While polished- and lacquered- brass styles come across as dated, the understated look of satin brass is more transitional and up to date.
A custom-built metal vanity with wood drawers is topped by brass-accented mirrors and a backlit panel. The vanity's white concrete countertop sits flush with its metal frame and flows seamlessly with the white vessel sinks and subway tile backsplash. Vintage drawer pulls give a nod to the period of the house.
Stash dishwashing supplies out of sight. This narrow pull-out provides sink-adjacent storage for dish soap, scrub brushes and hand towels. Plus, a towel rack allows the dish towel to dry after use. Photo courtesy of Dura Supreme Cabinetry
White shaker style kitchen cabinets with brushed nickel drawer pulls give this kitchen an elegant, contemporary look. Glass paneled cabinets break up the solid white cabinets and allow vintage tea kettles to show.
The third wall in the communal kitchen is chock full of cabinets with stylish, brushed nickel door knobs and drawer pulls to help keep everything organized, while the commercial sized appliances give the space room to accommodate its many occupants.
The clean lines of the kitchen cabinets help to keep the home's storage sleek and modern, while the brushed nickel drawer pulls and cabinet handles and subway tile soften the design to give the space a bit more of the homeowners' personality.
This interesting console that divides the foyer from the living room of this Haddad Hakansson-designed Boston penthouse features white, flat-front drawers set within a textured wood chest. Simple metal pulls complete the look.
"Existing in this condo was this strange alcove adjacent to the dining room," said designer Debbie Perez. "Knowing our clients love eclectic, reclaimed and funky things, we designed a custom dry bar to look like it was made from salvaged metal and old drawer pulls."
Pure Design Interiors inset a contemporary-styled floating vanity into this small space to create a functional and apportioned area for their clients. The dark wood of the vanity contrasts well with the softer tones of the walls, countertop and lighting fixtures to provide a warm and rich aesthetic. Simple brushed metal pulls complete the look.
For classic, transitional style, the basic cabinet hardware was replaced with high-end satin brass pulls that add warmth to the glossy red drawers and door fronts. To add a layered element, the brass hardware was paired with the stainless sink. To successfully mix metals in a room, choose no more than two different finishes.