When you’re looking for hardware to complete the look of a room you can feel like you’re in a sea of mushroom knobs and wire pulls. That’s why it’s so refreshing when a new hardware line comes along.
Meet Pablo and Dora from the “Handle the Art” hardware collection by Folwell Studios. These pulls are my newest design obsession.
Pablo measures 13 inches high by 3.25 inches wide by 2.5 inches deep; while Dora measures 12.5 inches high by 3.75 inches wide by 2.5 inches deep.
These two pieces would so amazing on a set of integrated wine coolers or refrigerators.
Folwell Studios makes smaller sculptural knobs and pulls for cabinetry that is meant to “break the mold” on how art collectors, designers and homeowners think about cabinet hardware.
“Good design is visually pleasing. Good art makes conceptual connections with people. Best of both worlds: utilitarian art, cabinet hardware. We touch our cabinet pulls every day. Sculpture is so tactile, and we’re taught not to touch the art. That’s crazy. Sculptural forms are wonderful to the touch.” – Gail Folwell
Folwell’s figurative work demonstrates a wide range of human experience. Her sculptures express feelings through shapes, texture, physical connections, and actions.
For more information on the artist and her sculptures visit claggettrey.com.
As a designer I’ve been very happy with the improvements in touch-latch hardware.
Also referred to as Invisible or Magnetic latch hardware, I would try to discourage customers from using touch-latch hardware because they were not very reliable and always seemed to break. Continue reading “Incorporating Touch-latch Hardware”