Inspiring Ideas for Door Knobs & Handles

There are many elements that come together to make great design, but it’s the small ones that are often the most overlooked and create a big impact on how complete a space feels. These details include things such as trim work, switch plates, and the topic of this post – door knobs and handles.

Door hardware is often overlooked because many people don’t think of them as “design elements.” The truth is, they are as much a part of the overall design as the color of the door itself. Finishing touches like door knobs are what set apart good design from great design. Before you put a home on the market, go through the whole house and make sure they all match and are in good shape. Consider refinishing them or switching them out if necessary.

Here are some examples of door knobs and handles that make a stylish design statement to inspire you.

Inspiring Ideas for Door Knobs & Handles | HomeandEventStyling.comThe metal knob itself is simple, but the star-shaped plate around it adds some pizzazz to give this red door extra style.

Inspiring Ideas for Door Knobs & Handles | HomeandEventStyling.comAntique door knobs can add character and history to a home. Even if yours didn’t come with any outstanding door knobs or is a new build, you can pick up cool knobs from flea markets and antique shops.

Inspiring Ideas for Door Knobs & Handles | HomeandEventStyling.comDoor knobs have other uses, too, like holding back curtains. This pretty antique glass knob is the perfect detail to add to this window treatment.

Inspiring Ideas for Door Knobs & Handles | HomeandEventStyling.comMetal handles shaped like trees add an elegant, rustic touch to the wooden doors, flowing beautifully with their carved detail.

Inspiring Ideas for Door Knobs & Handles | HomeandEventStyling.comA touch of turquoise and beautiful brass detailing adds some unexpected character to this plain white door.

Inspiring Ideas for Door Knobs & Handles | HomeandEventStyling.comThe refinished brass door knobs are simple and pair well with the white lacquer doors to create a chic vibe.

Inspiring Ideas for Door Knobs & Handles | HomeandEventStyling.comThis door handle is simple enough to fit in a modern space but has a unique shape to make you believe there is a story behind where it came from.

Inspiring Ideas for Door Knobs & Handles | HomeandEventStyling.comA polished brass ring gives a mid-century modern flair to this simple white cabinet, taking its style up a notch.

Inspiring Ideas for Door Knobs & Handles | HomeandEventStyling.comThe ornate detailing on this stunning peacock door handle is eye-catching and perfect for giving some unique flair to a wood front door.

Inspiring Ideas for Door Knobs & Handles | HomeandEventStyling.comFor an exception in matching the door handles, you can set a special room in the house apart, like a door leading to a den, with a special antique door knob that flows with the other hardware in the home but gives the room its own story.

Consider giving your home some extra character by updating the door hardware to something more modern or unique.

Warm regards,
Megan

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