The perfect hardware can elevate even the most basic cabinetry. It's one of the most cost-effective updates you can make in a space. Beautiful hardware can be the key to elevating stock cabinetry and making it feel much more custom. The Lindsey Brooke Design team has a few tips + tricks for selecting hardware, whether we're designing an entirely custom kitchen or renovating a small guest bath with a retail vanity. Scroll through for our favorite cabinet knobs and drawer pulls and major hardware inspo.
Tips for Selecting Hardware
Don't be afraid to mix metals. Our rule of thumb is to keep all plumbing hardware matching and swapping the finish of the cabinet hardware.
Avoid drawer pulls with too much overhang. It's an easy thing to overlook, but when hardware has an extended handle, it can easily hook onto your clothes while cooking. We always opt for a sleeker profile.
Bigger is usually better. When it comes to hardware, a more prominent handle or knob is usually going to make the most impact.
Have it professionally installed. Unless you're replacing hardware that fits the previously drilled holes exactly, always have your hardware professionally installed. It's a very affordable task and it