Open Door Handle by OMA for Olivari

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This innovative door handle was designed by Rem Koolhaas, Hon. FAIA in collaboration with the Italian hardware maker Olivari. The versatile handle, which resembles a mechanical tool, combines a rounded mechanical hub with a planar lever. Open is available in a range of different finishes: chrome, satin chrome, super-inox satin, super-anthracite satin, natural bronze, polished bronze, natural brass and super-gold brass. Continue reading

Dante and Beatrice Door Pulls from Handle the Art Collection by Folwell Studios

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These stunning solid bronze door pulls, by the internationally known artist Gail Folwell, have been individually handcrafted in the lost-wax casting method. Signed by the artist, the made to order pulls are hand poured, chased, patina-ed and polished. They are from the Folwell’s Handle The Art hardware collection, which was conceived as a collaborative project with the artist’s architect husband for their own home. Continue reading

Architectural Hardware from Izé

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Izé, a London-based company, has partnered with a number of architects, artists and designers internationally to develop new hardware and lighting products. Working in any material, prototypes are created and then produced in the UK and Europe. In addition to knobs, pulls, tabs and levers they also produce a range of early twentieth century Modernist designs. The company is able to work at any scale and on any building type, from the smallest house extension to the largest hotel or public building. Continue reading

Stoker and Scottsdale Hardware from Hardware Renaissance

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Hardware Renaissance offers the finest in hand forged iron and cast bronze architectural hardware. The distinctive designs reflect a fresh take on classic European, Spanish Colonial, Transitional and Contemporary styles. All of the company’s hardware lines are carefully hand crafted by skilled artisans and finished with unique hand-applied patinas. The iron pieces are completely hand forged and the bronze hardware is cast in sand in small batches with the highest quality silicon and white bronze.
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Ring Door and Cabinet Handles from Philip Watts Design

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The elegant Ring series of door and cabinet handles, from the studio of Philip Watts Design, has circular geometries with a textured surface. The collection is offered in aluminum, bronze, and brass with distressed appearing finishes. The Large Ring has a 320mm dia and there are two additional sizes available of 135mm and 220mm. The stunning handle can make a statement, when installed singly or together, as shown with a satin brushed bronze finish. Continue reading

Square One Hardware from Contemporary Pull

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Square One is one of four geometric profile pull styles, from the modern-styled inaugural hardware line by Contemporary Pull. The innovative line is meant to be installed in custom cut recesses that allow the pulls to be flush mounted in cabinetry or doors. The pulls are made of industrial grade aluminum and a water-based process is used during anodizing to eliminate the use of harmful, toxic chemicals. Continue reading