brass hardware

brass is back.. 

For a recent project (hint hint previous post), we used brass hardware, and it was good (real good). After working in so many white kitchens with nickel hardware, the brass is a fresh change. I love the pop of brass against the white but it also looks good against blues and deep grays. And if we are being picky, you really ought to use unlaquered brass so that it ages with time. I'm a fan of anything that gets better with time (think- a leather sofa, an old rug, family heirlooms). Brass hardware is classic and sophisticated. And frankly, its just an exciting change but a change that has longevity... its been around for a long time and is isn't going anywhere soon!