Selecting Cabinet Handles for your Kitchen/Bathroom: Tips for Style, Finish, and Functionality

When it comes to designing kitchens and bathrooms, even the smallest details can make a big difference. One such detail that often gets overlooked but plays a crucial role in both the aesthetic appeal and practical functionality of your cabinetry is the cabinet handles. From enhancing the overall style to ensuring ease of use, selecting the right cabinet handles can be a tricky decision. Here are a few points to keep in mind when choosing cabinet handles for your kitchen and bathroom.

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  • The style of cabinet handles you choose can set the tone for your entire kitchen design. Here are some popular styles to consider:

  • Modern

    Clean lines, minimalist designs, and sleek finishes are characteristic of modern cabinet handles. These handles are ideal for contemporary kitchen designs with a focus on simplicity and sophistication.

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  • Traditional & Timeless

    Ornate detailing, intricate patterns, and classic finishes define traditional cabinet handles. They complement traditional or farmhouse-style kitchens, adding a touch of elegance and charm.

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  • Minimalistic/Handle-less

    Overlay handles sit atop the cabinet surface, offering a traditional grip, while Inset handles are recessed for a seamless look. Streamline/profile handles blend seamlessly with modern cabinets, and Push-to-Opens offer convenience with a handle-free appearance.

  • The finish of cabinet handles not only enhances their appearance but also can complement your overall design scheme. Here are some popular finishes to consider:

  • Sleek and versatile, nickel or silver handles add a modern touch to cabinetry, complementing various color schemes.

    Nickel/Silver 
  • Bold and contemporary, black handles create a striking contrast against light-colored cabinets, adding a touch of sophistication.

    Black 
  • Clean and understated, white handles seamlessly blend with white or light-colored cabinets, offering a seamless and minimalist look.

    White 
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  • Timeless and elegant, antique handles bring a sense of history and character to cabinetry, ideal for traditional or vintage-inspired designs.

    Antique 
  • Radiant and luxurious, gold handles exude timeless elegance, elevating cabinetry with a touch of opulence and sophistication.

    Gold 
  • Edgy and modern, anthracite or gunmetal handles lend a touch of industrial chic to cabinetry, perfect for contemporary or urban-inspired spaces.

    Anthracite/Gunmetal 
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  • In addition to style and finish, it's essential to consider the functionality of cabinet handles, as they affect everyday usability and convenience.

  • Shape

    Take into account the shape of the cabinet handle; are you requiring a thin handle with round edges, or a thick handle with square edges?

  • Size

    Do you require kitchen handles in multiple sizes to suit various cabinet dimensions, or is one standard size sufficient? Do you require a matching cabinet knob?

  • DIY

    For those embarking on a kitchen renovation or cabinet upgrade project, ease of installation is paramount. Take note of existing hole centres, and filter accordingly from our product collection.

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