Design Brief: Hardware Trends

We asked hardware specialist Rob Bragau from Distinct Hardware and Affinity designer Beth Martinec to tell us about this year’s most popular hardware styles.

Kitchen Hardware Trends

Rob: Brass is making a comeback but in a non-traditional way. Clients have also been choosing a variety of brass colors and finishes for their projects that tend toward a modern look with lighter colors like honey bronze and contemporary satin finishes.

Brass Kitchen Hardware

Rob: Matte black is also a very hot look at the moment. Manufacturers are taking notice of these trends, too – we’ve seen the launch of several new matte black and brass product lines this year.

Matte Black Kitchen Hardware

Beth: Clients are asking for more interesting finish options, larger size pieces and more transitional styles. There’s a popular trend that puts a modern spin on vintage hardware like cup pulls, file drawer pulls and integrated hardware.

Transitional Kitchen Hardware Trends

Beth: We’re also seeing an interesting trend where designers are using multiple hardware styles in a single space.

Kitchen Hardware Styles

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