One of our recently completed projects is a 6 level 6,000 square ft brick row house located in the Beacon Hill neighborhood of Boston. When we initially walked through the house with the development team, we immediately saw its potential as a residence for a growing family.
A couple of weeks ago I was in Dallas and had a chance to do some antiquing there. We were on the outskirts of the city and meandered into several little shops and stores. One thing about antiquing is that there is a fine line between “antiques” and “junk” that is often crossed but if you are patient you will come across some real gems.
The hardware for your home is like the jewelry you wear. It can be big, small, elaborately embellished, smooth and simple, stand out or fade into the woodwork. It is the also the first tactile experience visitors will have with your home after seeing it as they grasp the doorknob and enter. The overall interior design of the home is finished by the hardware and it is an important consideration. Let’s take a look at some options:
One of my favorite hardware sources is E.R. Butler, located in Beacon Hill in Boston. They have an incredible selection of high quality pieces with more traditional styles. These crystal knobs come in a brilliant array of colors including clear and milk glass and are beautiful on both door and cabinet knobs:
The E. & G.W. Robinson Collection Crystal Knobs