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.
Warm wood cabinets with centered metallic hardware and under-cabinet lighting create a cozy feel in this open kitchen. The room contains neutral countertops, stainless steel appliances and a tile backsplash.
A contemporary desk atop a zebra-print area rug serves as the epicenter of this blue home office. A Moravian star pendant and white built-ins with fanciful metallic hardware round out the eclectic design.
A sleek white dresser sits perfectly in the bedroom's nook, where graphic-printed wallpaper makes a dramatic statement. Gold framed artwork picks up the metallic hardware on the dresser, and whimsical pieces are used to display jewelry.
With a neutral color palette at the forefront of this kitchen, beige cabinets with chunky metallic hardware and a white tile backsplash look crisp and clean. A small oriental area rug adds color and sophistication to the transitional design.
Designers wanted to create an upscale feeling in this custom kitchen, so they added metallic details everywhere they could - the barstools, the pendant lights, the hardware. These details combine with a neutral color palette and a pop of navy to make this space the perfect, posh place for entertaining friends and family.
Most designers prefer to stay consistent with metal finishes in dining rooms, from the hardware and lighting and down to the flatware on the table. While stainless steel and pewter have remained the most popular choice nationwide, antique brass is a more unique yet classic and timeless option. In this dining room, brass was used on the chandelier, the Brutalist mirror sculpture and in the framing of the children’s art.
In this beautiful kitchen, smoky gray subway tile comes across as polished without being gloomy. The dark backsplash is offset by bright white cabinets with sleek metallic hardware. A gas range stands out with its own decorative mosaic tile backsplash.
The pristine guest bathroom features beautiful tile in shades of gray. A subway tile backsplash continues around half of the room, while intricate basketweave tile is underfoot. The dark vanity with its beadboard-inspired front is dressed up with metallic hardware and an undermount sink.
A framed Cartier Heart Strings piece by Natural Curiosities sets the tone and color palette for this serene master bedroom. The print is complemented by printed Osborne & Little Roman shades and white Restoration Hardware bedding.