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23rd Mar 2023
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Designing a space that reflects your personality and style can be challenging, but choosing the right handles can make a significant impact. Handle styles are constantly evolving, and in 2023, we will see some exciting trends emerge. From tactile textures to bold brass hardware, there’s something for everyone. Discover some of the latest handle styles that will elevate your space and make it truly unique.

Tactile Texture

Create visual interest and depth by using a diverse range of textures within your design. A dramatic colour choice and exposed brickwork pair beautifully with delicately etched hardware. Matte Black Knurled Bar and T-Bar handles add an industrial chic twist whilst classic design staples like Aldana’s shaker door style and timeless Calacatta Marble worktops effortlessly blend to balance the space.

Aldana, Heritage Green featuring Matte Black Knurled T-bar (K1-366) & Bar handles (K1-331)

Harmonious Hardware

For a polished look, opt for a timeless finish like chrome in classic styles to complement your furniture choice. The lustrous effect of the knobs, cup handles, and D-handles reflects the playful colour combination of Pantry Blue and Porcelain, inspired by the home’s coastal surroundings. Incorporate natural materials such as oak and wicker to balance the design and complement Winslow’s real woodgrain.

Winslow, Pantry blue & Porcelain featuring Polished Chrome Square Cup Handles (K1-311), D-handles (K1-310) & Square knobs (K1-309)

Linear Lines

Create a minimalist haven with slab doors, integrated appliances, and a colour matched handleless rail system. Less is more in this compact space, keeping fuss to a minimum with a streamlined design. The graphite handleless rail takes a back seat allowing Zola Matte’s smooth finish and Tavola’s rich horizontal woodgrain to take centre stage.

Tavola, Parched Oak & Zola Matte, Graphite featuring matching Graphite Handleless Rail System

Black on Top

Combine modern style with a classic monochromatic palette for a contemporary yet timeless feel. The clean lines of the D-handles mirror Dawson’s sleek design whilst the darker Matte Black shade subtly contrasts with the Graphite cabinetry. Dark Terrazzo Marble effect worktops and splashback with varying hues of grey complete the look seamlessly.

Dawson, Graphite featuring Slimline Matte Black D handles (K1-391)

Metal Medley

Add a contemporary edge to a classic design like Winslow by tearing up the rulebook on co-ordinating metal finishes. Create dimension in your space by pairing contrasting colourways like traditional chrome with on trend satin brass. Balance the polished metals with earthy textures such as stone and oak for added warmth.

Winslow, Willow & Taupe Grey featuring Chrome Round knobs (K1-169) and Round Cup Handles (K1-315)

Bold as Brass

Add warmth to cool, dramatic colour palettes with bold brass hardware. With an antique finish and criss-cross texture, our knurled bar and T-bar handles contrast against the modern lines of Aldana’s design. The rich yellow undertones balance the striking contemporary colour palette adding a luxurious finishing touch.

Aldana, Light Grey & Graphite featuring Knurled Antique Brass T-bar handles (K1-363) and Bar Handles (K1-364)

Handles may seem like a small detail in the grand scheme of things, but they can make a big impact on the overall look and feel of a space. Whether you’re going for a minimalist aesthetic or something more eclectic, there’s a handle style that will suit your vision. By keeping up with the latest trends, you can create a space that feels fresh and modern while still reflecting your individual style. So why not explore these handle styles for 2023 and see how they can transform your space? Our Handle Collection is available through our network of approved Retailers, find your nearest one here.