Top Knobs adds life to a rowhouse kitchen

In Mount Pleasant, Washington D.C., rowhouse homeowners Lydia Pelliccia and Craig Schumpert transformed their narrow, dark galley kitchen into a spacious, family-friendly kitchen. The kitchen renovation includes Top Knobs decorative hardware and was featured in The Washington Post.

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“We cook a lot for ourselves and entertain fairly regularly, and we wanted stuff within reach,” says Schumpert. “We wanted to be able to minimize clutter and didn’t want to bump into each other all the time when cooking.” He and Pelliccia wanted to be able to prepare dinner while having their daughter, Lola, 9, sitting nearby doing homework.

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Interior designer Carmel Greer of District Design removed the interior walls on the main floor and expanding the kitchen to the full width of the house, placing the living area in front and the dining area in back. The kitchen is now the centerpiece of this house, and light floods in from both directions.

Top Knobs Pennington Bar Pulls grace this Maryland kitchen.

Top Knobs Pennington Bar Pulls grace this Maryland kitchen.

Greer accented the lower cabinets with Top Knobs Pennington bar pulls in Brushed Satin Nickel. The contemporty bar pulls are available in 11 sizes, from 3″ to 37 3/16, and in five finishes, Flat Black, Brushed Satin Nickel, Polished Nickel, Oil Rubbed Bronze and Polished Chrome, to match a variety of decors.

Top Knobs Pennington Bar Pull

Top Knobs Pennington Bar Pull

Read the complete article on The Washington Post.

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Top Knobs Talks Hardware Trends

Top Knobs recently spoke with Design Milk and The Design Tourist about modern hardware trends from knobs to pulls to handles. Take a look at the video below to see what Warren Ramsland, Top Knobs President, had to say about trends and new collections offered by Top Knobs.

Visit topknobs.com to view the new Barrington and Serene decorative hardware collections.

Top Knobs Introduces Barrington™ Collection

Top Knobs introduces Barrington™, a collection of decorative cabinet hardware styles in six modern finishes.

Top Knobs Barrington collection cabinet hardware

Top Knobs Barrington collection of decorative hardware

 

Available in 36 shapes in five series, including crystal and glass knobs, the Barrington Collection adds style and refinements to any space. The coordinating mix of shapes and sizes features solid construction and a superior finish that won’t show wear.

Products in the Top Knobs Barrington Collection include:

Edgewater

  • Flat topped knobs and sleek pulls that slope point to a point on either end
  • Seven products:
    • 2 knobs: 1” and 1 1/8”
    • 4 pulls: 5 1/16”, 6 5/16”, 7 9/16” and 9”
    • 1 appliance pull: 12”
    • Available in 6 finishes: Flat Black, Brushed Satin Nickel, Oil Rubbed Bronze, Polished Chrome, Polished Nickel and Tuscan Bronze
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Top Knobs Barrington Edgewater pulls

 

Glass and Crystal Knobs – Two styles

  • Nina – each round knob features a graceful base gently cupping a glass sphere
    • Three sizes
    • Available in 4 finishes: Brushed Satin Nickel, Oil Rubbed Bronze, Polished Chrome and Polished Nickel
  • Wentworth – crystal inserts sparkle in these flat, round shaped knobs
    • Two sizes: 13/16” and 1 1/18”
    • Available in 3 finishes: Brushed Satin Nickel, Polished Chrome and Polished Nickel

Brookline

  • Pulls with subtle rounded ends and coordinating sphere shaped knobs
  • Nine products:
    • 3 knobs: 7/8”, 1” and 1 1/8”
    • 5 pulls: 3 ¾”, 5 1/16”, 6 5/16”, 7 9/16” and 9”
    • 1 appliance pull: 12”
    • Available in 6 finishes: Flat Black, Brushed Satin Nickel, Oil Rubbed Bronze, Polished Chrome, Polished Nickel and Tuscan Bronze.

Somerdale

  • Thin, long pulls with a slight slope that is reminiscent of the sun rising over the horizon
  • 5 pulls: 3 ¾”, 5 1/16”, 6 5/16”, 7 9/16” and 9”
  • Available in 6 finishes: Flat Black, Brushed Satin Nickel, Oil Rubbed Bronze, Polished Chrome, Polished Nickel and Tuscan Bronze

Channing

  • Masculine yet graceful series of sturdy squares and rectangular based designs
  • Ten products:
    • 4 cup pulls 2 ¾”, 3 ¾”, 5” and 7”
    • 1 knob: 1 1/16”
    • 1 backplate: 3”
    • 4 pulls 3”, 3 ¾”, 5 1/16” and 6 5/16”
    • Available in 6 finishes: Flat Black, Brushed Satin Nickel, Sable, Polished Chrome, Polished Nickel and Umbrio
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Top Knobs Barrington Channing pulls and cup pulls

 

Knobs and pulls in the Barrington collection start at $6.50. Appliance pulls start at $135.00. All Top Knobs products come with proprietary sealed finish and lifetime warranty. Visit www.topknobs.com to view the entire collection. For more information, view our catalog here.

 

Top Knobs Sets the Standard in an Award Winning Tampa Kitchen

In Tampa, Florida a French inspired kitchen using Top Knobs cabinet hardware has won the prestigious Southeast Builders Conference 2015 Aurora Award for Interior Merchandising/Design in the Kitchen category for projects in the $1,000,001-$2,000,000 range. Here’s a look at the project which was recently featured in House Trends Tampa Magazine.

Amoroso Cabinets, in calibration with Windstar Homes, were the masterminds behind the kitchen project. Since the kitchen is the heart of the home, the homebuilder put most of the budget into the kitchen where family and friends could gather in an open air space.

Screen Shot 2016-03-16 at 8.24.26 AMDoug Amoroso, President of Amoroso Cabinets told House Trends Tampa that the reasoning behind the bright, open air kitchen comes from the latest trend of people using shades of taupe, mushroom and grey with simple details to result in a clean and contemporary feel.

All of the custom made cabinets were perfectly accented by pulls from the Top Knobs Somerset Finial collection in the Pewter Antique finish.

Screen Shot 2016-03-16 at 8.37.07 AMPhotos by Johan Roetz, story adapted from Setting The Standard – Award Winning Design Brings Home The Prize for This Tampa Kitchen by Amy Diehl in House Trends Tampa.

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Traditional shapes in contemporary finishes

What’s old is new again! Top Knobs has added three new contemporary finishes to the Canterbury Knob & Backplate and the Dover D-Pull, Latch & Backplate. These traditionally shaped decorative hardware pieces are now available in Brushed Satin Nickel, Polished Chrome and Polished Nickel.

The Canterbury Knob & Backplate from the Britannia Collection evokes olde world artistry and craftsmanship with rustic designs and carefully crafted details. The addition of the Brushed Satin Nickel, Polished Chrome and Polished Nickel finishes make ten unique finish options to choose from.

The Dover D-Pull, Latch & Backplate from the Tuscany collection are inspired by the classic architectural details of Italian villas to bring olde world charm into the heart of the kitchen. All three products are now available in nine finish options.

All Top Knobs products come with proprietary sealed finish and lifetime warranty. View the complete product catalog here.

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