Most Stylish Door Accessories
When it comes down to door accessories, this does not always have to be door furniture. Even accessories such as door mats, door signs and coat hooks can be part of the accessories if styled well.
The most obvious door accessory would be door handles, locks, latches and hinges. Lever handles nowadays, can be extremely stylish and sleek. Whether you are going for a traditional or contemporary door design the perfect finishing touch will always be the handshake of the door – the lever handle. It has become very popular recently to steer away from the classic polished chrome lever handle and venture to something that is more characteristic, for example a bronze or brass colour. With home décor styles becoming much more neutral with aspects of gold and brass, so including small elements from the design scheme in the finishes of the door furniture would really be a timeless appeal. Antique brass is an increasingly popular style to add personality and character to your overall design scheme. Another contemporary look that has become one of the latest trends is matte black hardware, which can look very smart however, is a personal preference.
As lever handles are such a big part to the door itself, another stylish door accessory is to add a large pull handle. By exaggerating the size of the pull handle you are elaborating the height of the door. If you are fortunate enough to have doors which are above the standard height then an exaggerated pull handle will really showcase this height off. More ideas for stylish door accessories is to add back plates to your lever handles. If you want to create a striking effect with the door handle then adding a complementing back plate will ensure this look is achieved. New door handles in your home can really add that touch of luxury and style to your house. The last interior door handles which can be stylish in particular design schemes is door knobs. Internal doors with door knobs are more generally found in traditional properties and are often in an antique brass or polished brass. However, adding a antique metal finish in a door knob style on a contemporary door is becoming more stylish and popular. On the other hand, including a glass knob as your door hardware can also be stylish to reflect the sophistication of the particular room.
For external doors, door accessories can be more grand and excessive. The front door to your home is the first thing anyone sees of your home and also guides you into the house. Having grand external ironmongery will show your character and style before entering the home. External door accessories can include options like door knockers, door knobs, spy holes, letter plates and escutcheons. A stylish way to accessorise your front door is to add a large feature for the door knob or knocker. These particular items of ironmongery can be decorative and come in various finishes, therefore adding an extra large door knob means that it is an ornamental piece as well as a vital part of the door. It can be very stylish to add both a door knocker and door knob as the variety of shapes and size hardware on the door, makes it interesting and eye catching for other people.