The average price of residential properties in Australia increased by 2.5% in 2019 and is likely to continue to grow in the future. That said, a humble door handle might not receive as much attention as it does not. Thanks to connoisseurs of everything luxurious, even door handles are an item of pride for homeowners. They not only adorn the door but also add value to the house.
The most recent trends in door handles for high-end homes are leather handles and doorknobs. If you are considering them for your home, here are some tips on how to select them.
Several types of door handles are there to pick from. They range from simple D shaped pull bars, doorknobs in different shapes. Pick the kind that you think will complement your house and match your personality.
Once you know the type of door handle you want, the next step is the style. A door handle can be styled as pull handles, T-bars, pull conjures, pull rings, drops, “V” shaped, drawer pull, etc. Similarly, doorknobs can come in various shapes, styles, and even adorned with quartz clusters. You are spoiled for choice here.
When it comes to front door handles, the longer, the better. Long handles became a rage in 2018 and have been used extensively since. You can add them to all doors or only the front door. They come in a variety of styles and can range from sleek to rustic.
The materials used to build door handles and knobs vary from brass to stainless steel. They are then enhanced with leather trims and casings to give them sophistication. Each piece is handcrafted to perfection, and the intrinsic blend of materials is seamless. Since leather is durable, it requires little care and maintenance.
You can pick contemporary, minimalist, classic, or anything in between. With a wide variety of designs and materials, you will find it challenging to pick just one. The leather adds finesse to the handle or knob and can complement any furniture.
Think unique, and you think of bespoke leather handles. These door handles are crafted to your specifications and only for you. Although they cost more than the usual leather handles, they are a reflection of your personality. You can pick the type of leather, metal, color, design, and finish so that it unifies perfectly with your home.
These handles are custom-made for you and cannot be found anywhere. So, if you don’t mind spending a little more, you can always have bespoken leather handles made to match your description.
The finish is the final appearance of the surface of the leather. When buying leather handles, you can choose from various finishes like smooth, woven, textured, pleated, and dull or shiny. This will determine if the handle will blend in with the rest of the décor or stand out. Again, it’s a matter of taste.
Leather handles are a matter of pride and prejudice. You feel pride at owning such a prized possession, and prejudice as you want others to envy you. They are no longer obscure and restricted to the background. Door handles and knobs are here to make a style statement.