Choosing Kitchen Cabinet Knobs, Pulls and Handles

Add instant style to your kitchen cabinets with new knobs, pulls and handles.

Photo By: david stimmel

Ceramic Details

The cobalt blue counters in this kitchen feature diagonally set decorative inserts, and the stained pine cabinets showcase decorative ceramic knobs. Design by Erica Islas.

Added Interest

A pairing of interesting hardware and colorful cabinetry create visual delight in this contemporary kitchen. Design by Lou Ann Bauer. (Photo by David Duncan Livingston)

Silver and Gold

Updating cabinet hardware can change the overall appearance of your kitchen. Don't be afraid to choose pulls that combine one or more styles, like the silver and gold ones here.

Contemporary Pulls

A nice neutral gray cabinet color, topped by contemporary brushed-nickel hardware, creates a soothing look in this galley kitchen. Design by Nicole Sassaman.

Rustic Handles

Chunky black handles and pulls add to the rustic look of these hand-hewn cabinets.

Sturdy Hardware

Dark, sturdy-looking drawer pulls provide a nice contrast to light-brown cabinets.

Textured Element

The square-shaped, rustic pulls on this cabinet add texture to the space.

Simple Knobs

Embossed tin makes an unusual backsplash, and simple round cabinet knobs complete the look in this country kitchen. Design by Sue Adams. (Photo by Eric Roth)

Mixed Shapes

Though the drawer pulls and knobs in this kitchen are all the same style, they are various shapes. Don't be afraid to mix things up a bit.

Decorative Handles

Decorative handles can dress up even the drabbest of cabinets.

Formal Accents

Subtle accents such as the drawer handles and pulls complement this formal kitchen's warm red walls and ceilings. Design by Dave Stimmel.