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#mondaymood: HANDLE IT. 👊🏽



a part of an object designed for holding, moving, or carrying the object easily.


to pick something up and touch, hold, or move it with your hands

to operate or control something that could be difficult or dangerous

to be responsible for organising or managing something or someone

Not only us holding onto them but holds so many meanings this word on it's own..and today we're going to take a look at their meaning in interior design.

“Let’s say you’re dressed all in black, with a really simple outfit, but have a beautiful watch or great shoes,” she said. In the same way, “you can totally elevate a space just with hardware., says Magdalena Keck, a well known interior designer in New York who likes to observe the similarities between the way we dress a space and the day to day fashion.

To ensure a cohesive look, it’s important to keep your home’s existing fixtures in mind as you search for new knobs. Interior designer Raena Albers says to approach the process this way: “If you have an ’80s faux-French brass finish on your hinges, but you really want black door handles, are you willing to take the door off the hinges or do you want a quick replacement?” That’s because you’re more likely to be happy with your new doorknobs if you consider your space’s style, and the look you want to achieve, when choosing them.


Pulls are fixtures attached to drawers or doors that allow you to open and close the cabinet. Their defining feature is that they are mounted to the cabinet face at two points. Pulls are available in many shapes, sizes, and concepts. Some allow grasping the cabinet hardware only with fingers, while others allow the entire hand to grasp the cabinet hardware. For this reason, many people prefer to place pulls on cabinet drawers. .Unpretentious variants are basic stainless steel ones, while the more decorative ones can be sleek if being fitted into a modern kitchen or bulky if ornate. The pros of these handles are that they’re easy to use and fit in with almost any kitchen cabinetry style. However, they’re not a great pick for vintage-style kitchens and the positioning of these matter as ill-placed handles may hamper their practicality.


Knobs are smaller, round kitchen handles that are usually fixed on the opening edge of a cabinet door. Knobs are a win for vintage kitchens as they channel an old-school vibe. Knobs are fixtures connected at one point to drawers, or doors, that allow you to open or close the cabinet door with your fi