One of the easiest and most affordable ways to refresh your kitchen design and embrace a new trend without changing your entire space is by switching up the kitchen hardware! Small details like this have the power to completely transform your place and give it an incredible style boost. In this article, we will go over the latest kitchen cabinet hardware trends for 2021 and present you with our favorite ideas.
If you’re considering a budget-friendly remodel, then your best bet is usually to paint your kitchen cabinets and upgrade the hardware. We’ve written extensively on how you can repaint your kitchen cabinets in one of our previous blog posts and now we are continuing our affordable remodel advice by focusing on the hardware.
There are many different types of kitchen hardware that you can use on your cabinets and drawers. When choosing the appropriate hardware you should consider the overall design and look that you’re going with but also take into consideration practicality, since the kitchen is an area where all the action happens. You definitely want your knobs and pulls to be easy to use and clean. Some of our favorite trendy kitchen cabinet handles, knobs, and pulls include Mushroom knobs, Arendal cup pulls, Davenport knobs, glass knobs, etc.
Kitchen Cabinet Hardware Trends for 2021
Our favorite trends for kitchen cabinet hardware are:
- Minimalist oversized pulls. They are perfect for drawers or vertical cabinets. They can seamlessly fit into both modern or classic kitchen designs.
- Matte black finish. We love the modern look of matte finishes on kitchen hardware, it creates endless design opportunities.
- Vintage-inspired hardware. Excellent for classic kitchens and shaker kitchen cabinets, this option adds a rustic charm to any space.
- Exposed screws for an industrial feel. Our favorite choice for modern and contemporary kitchens.
- Glass knobs and pulls. Making a fierce comeback, glass hardware is incredibly versatile and can elevate your kitchen design in no time.
Should The Kitchen Faucet Match Cabinet Hardware?
One of the questions we often get is should the kitchen faucet match cabinet hardware? The simple answer is no. Matching your hardware with the faucet is a simple and safe solution that can’t go wrong, but it’s not the only option. Mixing and matching metals and colors in your kitchen can create an eclectic and trendy look. Pairing different hardware choices can often result in a stunning kitchen design. Let your creativity flow and make an unconventional choice, it might be the best decision you make!
Keep reading to find the best unique kitchen cabinet hardware ideas and see how you can combine them with different kitchen cabinet styles and colors.
White Kitchen Cabinet Hardware Ideas
Regardless of passing trends, white kitchen cabinets remain one of the most popular options throughout the years. They are versatile and stylish, easy to combine with other kitchen elements and they give your space that uniquely clean and fresh look that no other color can achieve. In our recent blog post, we’ve written all about why we love white kitchen cabinets and how you can transform your kitchen with them, but now we will focus on the details. If you’ve been wondering what color hardware to choose for white kitchen cabinets, we have some ideas for you.
White Kitchen Cabinets With Bronze Hardware
Warm bronze hardware can look enchanting paired with white kitchen cabinets, like in this stunning kitchen design by Emily Followill. This incredible transitional kitchen with dark wood floors and shaker cabinets breaks the monochromatic feel with the gorgeous bronze pulls that match the faucet. We also love the grey countertop and classic white subway backsplash. Bronze kitchen cabinet hardware is one of our personal favorites. We appreciate the warmth and antique vibes it can invoke in any space, especially the oil-rubbed bronze kitchen cabinet hardware.
Modern White Kitchen Cabinets With Black Hardware
This combination works equally well in modern and classic kitchens. No matter what your style inspiration is, pairing white cabinets with black hardware is a win. Take a look at how wonderfully Hurst Design has matched these white cabinets with black pulls and glass knobs here and there. Matching the hardware with the faucet always creates a nice, streamlined look. The quartzite countertops with gorgeous veining are our favorite accent point in this kitchen, along with the gorgeous farmhouse sink.
White Kitchen Cabinets With Brass Hardware
We are in awe of this gorgeous mid-century crisp white kitchen with brass hardware. KraftMaster Renovations has truly designed a masterpiece of a kitchen. The flat panel white cabinets with brass pulls create a modern look that works incredibly well contrasted against the more mid-century accents like the chairs, shelves, and wall tiles. Once again we can see that you can’t go wrong when you match the cabinet hardware with the faucet. Brass kitchen hardware definitely catches your eye, don’t you think?
White Kitchen Cabinets With Gold Hardware
A classic combination, white kitchen cabinets with gold hardware looks marvelous in this kitchen by Ashwood Designs. This transitional L-shaped kitchen has recessed panel cabinets in white with minimalist gold pulls and knobs. The luxurious vibe of this kitchen was accomplished with marble backsplash and quartz countertops as well as the statement lighting fixtures, while the cabinets maintain a classic look. Gold cabinet hardware has always been popular and it can create some stunning designs, as you’ll see in our next examples.
Navy Blue Kitchen Cabinets With Gold Hardware
One of the most luxurious-looking pairings in our opinion has to be navy blue kitchen cabinets with gold hardware. This design by Hunter Douglas combines shaker blue cabinets with simple gold pulls creating an inspirational kitchen space. This transitional kitchen also features a gorgeous wooden kitchen island, dark quartz countertops, and a multicolored porcelain backsplash.
Black Kitchen Cabinets With Gold Hardware
In this design by Marvista, we can see a full-height white stone backsplash and marble-looking quartz countertops paired with two-toned kitchen cabinets in white and black. Here we can observe how incredibly versatile gold hardware is and how it can work equally well with both white and black kitchen cabinets. The simple gold pulls look elegant and work wonders paired with the charming black and gold light fixtures.
Farmhouse Kitchen Cabinet Hardware Ideas
If you’d love to spruce up your farmhouse kitchen on a budget, we suggest you try switching up the hardware. Have you considered stainless steel kitchen cabinet hardware for your space? We love how the modern stainless steel pulls look in this farmhouse kitchen designed by Kitchens by Rose. The maple cabinetry looks incredible with wood countertops and a beige backsplash.
Farmhouse Kitchen Cabinets With Vintage Hardware
This whimsical, vintage-inspired farmhouse kitchen features incredible rustic kitchen cabinet hardware. The transitional kitchen was designed by Laura Schwartz-Muller and we love how she paired the shaker cabinets with vintage kitchen cabinet hardware. The large farmhouse sink and old-school light fixtures both add wonderful touches to this design.
White Farmhouse Kitchen With Brass Hardware
Another stunning example of well-paired copper hardware comes in this kitchen design by Karr Bick. The white farmhouse kitchen cabinets look enchanting with copper hardware. The rustic and vintage-inspired look of this kitchen is completed with beautiful white quartzite, a white subway tile backsplash, and white moldings.
Antique Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
You can easily achieve a rustic look in your kitchen by adding antique kitchen cabinet hardware to the mix. This vintage Victorian kitchen designed by Noel Han looks magnificent with antique brass kitchen cabinet hardware. The recessed panel cabinets in grey go perfectly with rustic, gold pulls. We also love the bold and stylish black and gold lighting fixtures. The antique vibe of this kitchen is completed with a wood kitchen island with white quartzite countertops.
Contemporary Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
Contemporary kitchen cabinet hardware is usually minimalist and simple, offering a clean and streamlined look to the space. In this kitchen design by Colmar, gorgeous stainless steel pulls paired with flat-panel cabinets in dark cherry wood color. This trendy kitchen also features a multicolored backsplash and beautiful granite countertops. This is an excellent example of a contemporary kitchen that is not overwhelmed with ornate detailing.
Modern Kitchen Cabinet Hardware Ideas
Modern kitchen cabinets often feature a minimalist look and don’t require too many embellishments. If you’d like to create a modern kitchen design, with clean lines and a structured look, we suggest you pick simple hardware. This kitchen by Zweig is a great example. The stunning brown flat panel cabinets with horizontal grain have simple, polished chrome handles. Nothing too fussy or ornate, but it provides an effective look. Sometimes in order to make a statement, you don’t have to go big and bold, a quiet elegance will suffice.
Black Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
Kandrac and Kole created a luxurious white kitchen that will serve as a perfect example of how well black kitchen cabinet hardware can look paired with a simple white kitchen cabinet. The recessed panel white kitchen cabinets have simple black pulls that create a perfect contrast in this pristine kitchen. The matte black hardware, which is trending this year, only amplifies the clean look of this design. We also love the black and gold accents on the light fixtures and the incredible white kitchen island. The backsplash adds some variety and fun while maintaining elegance and it’s possibly our favorite detail in this entire space.
Grey Kitchen Cabinets With Black Hardware
We’ve already made our case for white cabinets with black hardware, but have you considered adding black hardware to grey kitchen cabinets? This traditional kitchen design by Glenbrook looks elegant and sophisticated. The raised-panel grey cabinets look magnificent with black pulls and knobs. We also love the incredible ceramic backsplash in this kitchen.
Brushed Nickel Kitchen Cabinet Hardware
This clean and calm transitional galley kitchen pairs recessed panel cabinets in white with stunning brushed nickel kitchen cabinet hardware. The wonderful design by Soucie Horner also features a beautiful under-mount sink, white mosaic tile backsplash, and gorgeous marble countertops. The dark brown wooden chairs are an excellent touch and they look incredible with the dark wood floors.
Bronze Hardware For Oak Kitchen Cabinets
One of our favorite choices for oak kitchen cabinets is oil-rubbed bronze pulls and knobs. This transitional kitchen with recessed panel oak cabinets shows exactly how well this combination can look. The Allison Caves design also features gorgeous brown quartz countertops and an under-mount sink.
Copper Kitchen Cabinet Hardware Ideas
One of our favorite combinations that we’ve come across while writing this article is navy blue kitchen cabinets with copper hardware. Take a look at how this stunning contrast creates a magical kitchen design. This kitchen by New York Woodwork pairs flat-panel cabinets in vibrant blue color with simple and elegant copper hardware. We think this is such a refreshing and daring choice that looks breathtaking when done correctly.
Black Shaker Cabinets With Copper Hardware
This inspiring designer kitchen by Vanessa Deleon shows us exactly how gorgeous black shaker cabinets can look with copper hardware. This kitchen also features a stunning beige backsplash that is completely following the tone with the flooring and the kitchen island. The luxurious kitchen also features copper and black tones on the stove hood. We love that they mixed the matte black faucet with copper-colored hardware and still ended up with a cohesive and well-designed look.
Find The Best Kitchen Cabinet Hardware At Savona Kitchen and Bath
If you’re wondering “where can I find the best kitchen cabinet hardware near me”, we’ve got you! Savona Kitchen and Bath offers the biggest selection of cabinet knobs and pulls at amazing prices. Visit our showroom in Greenbrook NJ and we will happily discuss your remodeling project and offer you ideas and solutions based on our many years of experience working on remodeling projects. Savona team provides the best quality products and efficient services in order to make your kitchen and bath dream a reality. Contact us for a FREE consultation and let’s bring your vision to life.