By Janet Myers | November 20, 2018

What Your Fixture Finish Says About Your Homes Style

There are a lot of different hardware finishes you can use in your home. While you might not give these elements much thought, they actually play a big role in the style of your home. Read this guide to find out how these styles affect your home decor.

Chrome: Modern & Minimalist

St. Augustine master bathroom remodel chrome sink

One hardware finish currently big in modernist trends is chrome. The sleek, silver surface provides just a bit of shine without going over the top. These finishes blend well with white or gray color palettes and give you a pop of future glam.

Brushed Nickel: Zen

San Jose bathroom remodel with brushed nickel

Brushed nickel is also silver but far less shiny than chrome. The matte surface lends itself well to a more relaxed, Zen-like atmosphere. It's a good choice for a calming bathroom.

Oil Rubbed Bronze: Rustic & Down-to-Earth

Sink with oil rubbed bronze

Oil-rubbed bronze kicks the light, silver finishes to the curb with a dark, rustic vibe. The bronze tones shine through against the dark coating of oil, creating a down-to-earth feel that creates a stunning contrast with white or neutral walls

Matte Black: Elegant

Matte black sink

Kick the elegance up a notch with matte black finishes. The lack of shine lends a sophisticated air, while the dark color is brooding and dramatic. These look particularly stunning in bathrooms against a white backsplash.

Stainless Steel: Classic

Stainless steel sink

Stainless steel is a good choice for nearly any piece of hardware, as it provides a classic look that won't go out of style any time soon. While it's basic, it's durable, long-lasting, and matches well with other elements.

Polished Brass: Glam

Polished brass sink

Polished brass has an extremely bright shine, so if you choose this finish for your home, you better be ready to go big. It provides a regal, glitzy touch when used sparingly, and an over-the-top glam vibe when you add more.

Bronze: Old-Timey

Bronze sink

Polished bronze loses the dark finish of its oil-rubbed companion for a shiny, warm feel. It's often a finish found more on old-fashioned pieces, so if you want to give your home an old-timey feel, it's perfect.

Copper: Bold & Versatile

Copper sink

Copper lets you go big and bold with just the smallest touches. With its rich and creamy orange tone, copper gives off an air of sophistication that gives your home a completely unique atmosphere.

Are you unhappy with what your fixture finish says about your home? If so, David Gray Design Studio can help you change it. We offer complete kitchen and bathroom remodeling services to create the home you've always dreamed of. Learn more about how we can help by calling us today at 904-224-5971.

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