What’s trending in decorative and functional hardware and accessories? Here’s what some of the specialists had to say.
Black hardware is the new ‘standard’
While gold tones are still in high demand for kitchen, bath and closet hardware, adding “personality” in a space, “Matte black has evolved from just ‘a new trend’ to becoming ‘the new standard’ when someone wants a dark finish for hardware, faucets, lighting, and even sinks,” said Stephanie Lowe Mersky, director, Decorative Hardware Management at Hardware Resources. “Matte black can add the perfect contrast, or a little drama in a space while still being safe enough