Top 3 Trending Architectural Door Hardware Finishes for 2023
A door handle is the first thing a person interacts with when entering a space. When designing an office, home, retail store, or hospital – the piece of hardware you choose for your door can set the tone for the rest of the space.
As we look to 2023, experts are seeing some new trends popping up in the door hardware industry. Below are our top 3:
Dark bronze is a classic artisanal finish that makes our list for the second year in a row. Dark bronze continues to gain popularity because of its richness and character. The finish has a slightly weathered look that adds character and warmth to a room. It works well in traditional or vintage-inspired designs. Dark bronze pairs well with wood, glass and painted surfaces.
Dark bronze can be achieved in 3 ways: dark oxidized and oil rubbed satin bronze (10B), dark bronze powder coat (10BE) and dark bronze anodized (313AN). The different methods of achieving this finish look similar but have different traits and can be chosen based on the intended use of the hardware and desired budget.
Mid-century modern interior design is as popular as ever. You can see it in home design, restaurant design and office design. Mid-century modern design incorporates elements such as frequent use of teak, oak and walnut, metal, glass and vinyl and bold accents. One way to incorporate mid-century modern design is in your door hardware. Standard Metal offers solid wood door hardware pieces that can be stained to match your wooden furniture pieces and allow them to shine.
As the world returns to office, many companies are looking to update their office space to create a fun environment where people want to come in to work. A simple way to bring a refresh to your office space is through incorporating your brand’s colour into your door hardware. Door hardware pieces are something that you interact with on a daily basis and it is an easy and budget friendly way to freshen up your space.
2023 is the year to be bold with your design choices. Don’t let boring door hardware take away from your intricately designed space. Allow door hardware to add an additional dimension to your next project.