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Trends in Hardware: Why I LOVE Satin Brass

We’ve seen brass hardware making a serious come back in recent years. The resurgence of brass comes in new finishes and styles, much different from the basic shiny brass door knobs so many homes have had at one point. Designer Shaleesa Mize of Little Pacific Design Studio tells us why she loves using brass in projects, […]

Emtek, Hardware, Holidays, Home

Getting Ready for the Holidays with Emtek

It’s that time of the year again! It gets dark out earlier, it’s chilly, and you’re also probably scrambling to complete your home renovation projects before friends and family arrive for the holidays, right? The dining room, kitchen, and living room are bound to be key players during the holiday season, so it’s important to make […]

Emtek, Door Handles, White Paint, Clean Design

Mix & Match with Emtek Door Hardware

Do you know what’s great about life? Options. Having the freedom to choose. Fortunately, that’s something that we specialize in. At Emtek, we make it our priority to maximize choice. We provide hundreds of mix and match door or cabinet hardware combination possibilities, to allow our customers to create their dream homes on their terms. […]

The Farm Chicks, New Construction, French

Narrowing Down Cabinet Hardware Selections

We’re deep in the process of building our French Provincial inspired home in Spokane, Washington, and I’ve been working on the cabinets and hardware details. Today I’m focusing on the kitchen and baking pantry specifically. A goal of mine is for our home to have a nice warmth to it, which makes for a more […]

Front Door, Rental Property, Emtek,

Electronic Locks: The Solution to Home Rental Worries

Whether you’re renting out your home for the first time or you’re a seasoned Airbnb host, one issue remains: how do you keep your home secure while providing easy and short-term access to your guests? Many hosts opt for providing their guests with a physical key to their home, via lockboxes located outside of their […]

Emtek, Custom Door Hardware

What Should I Know When Ordering Door Hardware?

You bought a new home! Congratulations! There are so many options to consider when making a space yours: from the lighting to the floors, to the kitchen cabinets and door hardware, to the decor—how do you know where to begin? Whether you are looking for some quick fixes or a full gut renovation, start with […]

Kitchen, Stainless Steel, Design, High End

2019 Design Trends: Color, Metals, Surfaces, & Texture

In this article, we will discuss design trends occurring, challenging, and revolutionizing house hardware. Color, metals, surfaces, technology, lighting, and texture are just a few emerging in 2019. Color We are finally seeing the “Greying Trend” take a back seat. Color is now in vogue and the use of colorful cabinets is not just as […]

Mudroom with Floral Wallpaper, Beautiful Home

Mixing Timeless and Trendy

A charming South Hill home built in 1936 needed an update—but how do you mix a modern, on-trend style with the traditional details of an older home? Designer Shaleesa Mize of Little Pacific Design Studio shows us her approach in blending timeless and trendy in her Post Street Residence renovation! When pulling together the design […]