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What kind of cabinet hardware is for you? Traditional polished brass or simple round, silver knobs? What kind of finish do you like? Are you eclectic, desiring newer designs that you're friends will drool over?
Some people know what they like in terms of design but others are simply shopping blind. That's why you should choose kitchen cabinet hardware that offers you a selection of styles and some advice about what kind of kitchen they work best in. At Armstrong.com, you'll find such a selection. For example, this J.D. Power award-winning company recommends its Casual hardware line for those who want tend to like uncomplicated elegance.
This line's simple contours and subtle finishes accent a number of decor ideas and are usually matched with a custom personality who doesn't want a lot of fussy decor. Armstrong's Botanica line works well with someone who is attracted to intricate designs influenced by nature. Its traditional cabinet hardware is made for the homeowner seeking classic, time-tested designs, including strong curves, soft silhouettes and solid brass and other fine finishes.
Or are you eclectic? Maybe tradition isn't for you. You want function and art fused together into something unique and different you're not likely to see everywhere. Armstrong's Eclectic line often comes with rustic-appearing finishes on their hardware.
Or maybe you are sleek and modern. You want sophisticated cabinet pulls and cabinet knobs that show off stainless and other icy metals. If you still aren't sure what style appeals to you, visit Armstrong.com and look at a variety of cabinets and hardware paired together. And keep in mind that you don't have to follow any prescribed style rules -- you can pick the cabinet hardware you like best with your favorite cabinets.
|Jennifer Mathes, Ph.D.|